Arambag subdivision

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Arambag subdivision
আরামবাগ মহকুমা
subdivision
Arambag subdivision is located in West Bengal
Arambag subdivision
Arambag subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°53′N 87°47′E / 22.88°N 87.78°E / 22.88; 87.78Coordinates: 22°53′N 87°47′E / 22.88°N 87.78°E / 22.88; 87.78
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Headquarters Arambag
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Arambag subdivision is a subdivision of the Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Arambag municipalitiey and six community development blocks: Arambag, Khanakul–I, Khanakul–II, Goghat–I, Goghat–II and Pursurah. The six blocks contain 63 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Arambag.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Arambag municipality, the subdivision contains rural areas of 63 gram panchayats under six community development blocks: Arambag, Khanakul–I, Khanakul–II, Goghat–I, Goghat–II and Pursurah.[1] There is no urban area under these six blocks.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Arambag block[edit]

Rural area under Arambagh block consists of 15 gram panchayats, viz. Arandi–I, Gourhati–II, Malaypur–I, Salepur–I, Arandi–II, Harinkhola–I, Malaypur–II, Salepur–II, Batanal, Harinkhola–II, Mayapur–I, Tirole, Gourhati–I, Madhabpur and Mayapur–II.[1] Arambag police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Arambag.[4]

Khanakul–I block[edit]

Rural area under Khanakul–I block consists of 13 gram panchayats, viz. Arunda, Khanakul–II, Pole–II, Thakuranichak, Balipur, Kishorepur–I, Rammohan–I, Ghoshpur, Kishorepur–II, Rammohan–II, Khanakul–I, Pole–I and Tantisal.[1] Khanakul police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Khanakul.[4]

Khanakul–II block[edit]

Rural area under Khanakul–II block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Chingra, Marokhana, Palashpai–I, Rajhati–II, Dhanyagori, Natibpur–I, Palashpai–II, Sabalsinghapur, Jagatpur, Natibpur–II and Rajhati–I.[1] Khanakul police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Khanakul.[4]

Goghat–I block[edit]

Rural area under Goghat–I block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Bali, Goghat, Nakunda, Saora, Bhadur, Kumarsa and Raghubati.[1] Goghat police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Goghat.[4]

Goghat–II block[edit]

Rural area under Goghat–II block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Badanganj–Falui–I, Hazipur, Mandaran, Badanganj–Falui–II, Kamarpukur, Paschimpara, Bengai, Kumarganj and Shyambazar.[1] Goghat police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Kamarpukur.[4]

Pursurah block[edit]

Rural area under Pursurah block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Bhangamora, Dihibadpur, Pursurah–I, Shyampur, Chiladangi, Kelepara, Pursurah–II and Sreerampur.[1] Pursurah police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Pursurah.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[5]

  • The area under the Arambag municipality and thirteen gram panchayats under the Arambag block, viz. Arandi–I, Arandi–II, Batanal, Gourhati–I, Gourhati–II, Madhabpur, Mayapur–I, Mayapur–II, Malaypur–I, Malaypur–II, Salepur–I, Salepur–II and Tirole, will together form the Arambag assembly constituency of West Bengal.
  • The other two gram panchayats under the Arambag block, viz. Harinkhola–I and Harinkhola–II, the Pursurah block, and the gram panchayats of Arunda, Balipur, Rammohan–I, Rammohan–II and Tantisal under the Khanakul–I block will together form the Pursurah assembly constituency.
  • The other nine gram panchayats under the Khanakul–I block, viz. Khanakul–II, Pole–II, Thakuranichak, Kishorepur–I, Ghoshpur, Kishorepur–II, Khanakul–I, Pole–I, and the area under the Khanakul–II block will together form the Khanakul assembly constituency.
  • The area under the blocks of Goghat–I and Goghat–II will together form the area defining the Goghat assembly constituency.
  • The assembly constituencies of Arambag and Goghat will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.
  • All these four constituencies will be assembly segments of the Arambag (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 2008-03-19. Retrieved 2008-12-21. 
  2. ^ "District Wise List of Statutory Towns( Municipal Corporation,Municipality,Notified Area and Cantonment Board) , Census Towns and Outgrowths, West Bengal, 2001". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-21. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "List of Districts/C.D.Blocks/ Police Stations with Code No., Number of G.Ps and Number of Mouzas". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-21. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Hooghly district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-26. 
  5. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 16–17, 25. Retrieved 2009-01-19.