Maa nalteshwari devi ji is one of the 51 places where parts of Sati's body fell thus it is known as Shakti peethas. The throat of Sati or “Nala” fell here as known by tradition. This is a beautiful place with fine vicinity and plateaus all around it where Maa Nalateswari resides and has resemblance with Kamakha and Kalighat pithas.
The goddess of this place is known as Maa Nalateswari who is also praised as Maa or “Bhagobidhata-Nalateswari” or Devi Parvati or Kalika. According to the localities, in 252th Bengali year or “Bongapto”, “Kamdev” (the Hindu god of love and desire) who had dreamt about its existence discovered the larynx of maa sati at this Nalahati forest.