The name Jalpaiguri came from the word “Jalpai “ meaning “Olive” which grew  in  the town and  adjacent  areas  and  were  even  visible  in  the 1900. The  suffix “guri  “ means a place. The district is located 26° 16 ’ and 27° 0 ’ North latitude and 88 ° 4 ’ and 89 °53 ’ East longitude . It is situated in  the northern part of the state of West Bengal and is known for its wonderful nature, landscape filled with tea gardens. Bhawaiya folk song is an inetrgal part of the lifestyle and culture and people.