http://i64.tinypic.com/2zj9r88.jpg HISTORY OF SUNDARBAN The history of sundarban can be sketch back to 200-300ad. Remains of a city built by Chand Sagar. Baghmara forest block has been found by Chand Sagar. In the time of mughal period local kings tenure the forest of the suundarban to in inhabitant. In this time Raja Basanta rai and his 5ds son of brother took shelter in the forest.In the time of purtugues period many of the buildings which are built by them later fell to hands. Testtimony of the fact sketch from the remains at Netodhopani and places throw ed here and there all over the forest. The legal position of the sundarban underwent a sequence of alteration, including the ruin of being the first mangrove forest to be bought under scientific management .The Surveyor General mapped the sundarban in 1764. Methodical administration of this forest region started in the 1860s after the establishment of a forest department in the province of Bengal, in India.The first forest administration division was established in 1869. The mangrove forest was declared as reserve forest in 1875. The forest declared under the forest act.The reaming part of this forest was declared as reserve forest in the following year. The forest management and administration unit was created in 1879. The headquarter in Khulna. The administrative rule was written for the time of 1893-98.In the time of 1911 delineate as a region of squander country which had never been look at carefully, nor had the cencus been extended to it.In the area of sunadrban about165miles(266km) from the mouth of the Hugli to the mouth of the Meghna and was borderd inland by the three settled districts of the Khulna, Backerganj and 24parganes. The total area was estimated at 6526 squire miles (16902sq km). Sundarban is a water-logged jungle .Tiger and other wild beasts abounded, Attempts reclamation Had not been very successful. syndari(Heritiera littoralis) is the main tree of sundarban. The name of sundarban had probably been came from sundari tree.It is a hard wood.It used for building,furniture and for making boats etc. Rivers chanels and creeks were intersected every where of sundarban.