Banga Bazaar was established firstly in 1976 into Fulbaria of Dhaka in which present name, “Dhaka Trade Center ”. In 1990 the bazaar has been transferred in front of “Bangladesh Fire Service Office”. Banga bazaar is named by the ancient name of Bangladesh “Banga”.
There are total four shomitee ( association) control this market that are; Bangabazaar Hawkers Somitee, Gulistan Hawkers Somitee, Mahanagoor Hawkers Somitee and Adarsha Hawkers Somitee.
These four somitee made together Bangabazaar Corporation.
This bazaar is famous both in Bangladesh and foreign countries for availability of all type clothe and less price. Shari, shirt, denim, pant, lungi, trouser, travel bag, saluwer-kamis, three-piece, warm cloth etc garments products are available. There are about 2400 retail & whole sale shops. Multi stored shopping center “Annexco Tower” is build beside Bangabazaar recently.
In 1996 there was happened a big fire accident and all shops were burned. Businessmen lost all property in which value was millions Taka. After a certain period they started their business again with the support from government.
The market opens everyday at 8:00 am and closes at 9:00 pm. Friday is the weekly holiday of Banga Bazaar Complex.