Nadia district with Bhagirathi river on the West and Mathabhanga in the North is best remembered for Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, a prominent spiritual leader of the late 15th and early 16th century. The district headquarter, Krishnanagar is famous for its royal palace and the traditional practice of making lifestyle clay dolls. A hub of puppetry, folk musical instruments and Baul – Fakiri music, Nadia has 181 string puppeteers, 75 artists who make folk instruments and 299 Baul artists.