English Bazar is the 221st most populous city in India with a total population of 2,05,521. English Bazar is a city in the Malda district of West Bengal and the highest employment in the district is in Agriculture, Textiles, Tobacco and other household industries. The district has 52% of the workforce employed in the Agricultural Sector, 35% in the Industrial Sector and the remaining 13% are Household workers. English Bazar is located on the western bank of the river Mahananda. The major field crops produced are Rice, Jute, Sugarcane, Blackgram, Mustard, Wheat. Apart from these, horticultural crops like Mango, Potato, Cabbage, Cauliflower etc. are also produced. English Bazar, or the "Mango City", is a city in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves as the district headquarters. It is the fifth largest city in West Bengal. Malda is a municipal corporation with two municipalities, English Bazar municipality and Old Malda municipality. English Bazar is the divisional headquarters of Malda Division in this state. In 2013, Malda became the first Indian city to have a womens court. In August 1947, this district was affected by the Partition of India. Between 12 and 15 August 1947, whether the district would become part of India or Pakistan was unknown, as the announcement of the Radcliffe Line did not make this point clear. During these few days the district was under a magistrate of East Pakistan; after the details of the Radcliffe award were published, the district became part of West Bengal on 17 August 1947.