Asansol subdivision

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Asansol subdivision
আসানসোল মহকুমা
subdivision
Asansol subdivision is located in West Bengal
Asansol subdivision
Asansol subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°41′N 86°59′E / 23.68°N 86.98°E / 23.68; 86.98Coordinates: 23°41′N 86°59′E / 23.68°N 86.98°E / 23.68; 86.98
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Headquarters Asansol
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Asansol subdivision is a subdivision of the Bardhaman district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Asansol municipal corporation, three municipalities (Raniganj, Jamuria and Kulti) and four community development blocs: Barabani, Jamuria, Raniganj and Salanpur. The four blocks contain 35 gram panchayats and 18 census towns. The subdivision has its headquarters at Asansol.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Asansol municipal corporation and municipalities of Raniganj, Jamuria and Kulti, the subdivision contains 18 census towns and rural areas of 35 gram panchayats under four community development blocs: Barabani, Jamuria, Raniganj and Salanpur.[1] The 18 census towns are: Pangachhiya (B), Bhanowara, Parasia, Kenda, Kunustara, Banshra, Chelad, Ratibati, Chapui, Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township), Amkula, Murgathaul, Raghunathchak, Ballavpur, Belebathan, Chittaranjan, Hindusthan Cables Town and Jemari.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Barabani block[edit]

Rural area under Barabani block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Baraboni, Itapara, Nuni, Panuria, Domohani, Jamgram, Panchgechhia and Punchrah.[1] Urban area under this block comprises two census towns: Pangachhiya (B) and Bhanowara.[2] Barabani and Asansol (North) police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Domohani Bazar.[4]

Jamuria block[edit]

Rural area under Jamuria block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Bahadurpur, Dobrana, Madantor, Tapsi, Chinchuria, Hijalgara, Parasia, Churulia, Kenda and Shyamla.[1] Urban area under this block comprises three census towns: Parasia, Kenda and Kunustara.[2] Jamuria and Pandbeswar police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Bahadurpur.[4]

Raniganj block[edit]

Rural area under Raniganj block consists of six gram panchayats, viz. Amrasota, Egra, Ratibati, Ballavpur, Jemeri and Tirat.[1] Urban area under this block comprises ten census towns: Banshra, Chelad, Ratibati, Chapui, Jemari (J.K. Nagar Township), Amkula, Murgathaul, Raghunathchak, Ballavpur and Belebathan.[2] Raniganj police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Searsole Rajbarhi.[4]

Salanpur block[edit]

Rural area under Salanpur block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Achhra, Dendua, Fulberia Bolkunda, Alladi, Ethora, Rupnarayanpur, Basudevpur Jemari, Jitpur–Uttarrampur, Salanpur, Kalya and Samdi.[1] Urban area under this block comprises three census towns: Chittaranjan, Hindusthan Cables Town and Jemari.[2] Chittaranjan and Salanpur police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Rupnarayanpur Bazar.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

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

  • The municipal corporation area of Asansol is covered by two assembly constituencies of West Bengal. The wards numbered 1–8, 10–17, 19, 21–33 will form the Asansol Uttar assembly constituency.
  • The wards numbered 9, 18, 20 and 34–50 will be part of the Asansol Dakshin assembly constituency, which will also contain the gram panchayats of Amrasota, Egra, Ballavpur, Jemari and Tirat under the Raniganj block.
  • The other gram panchayat under the Raniganj block along with the municipal area of Jamuria and the Jamuria block will form the domain of the Jamuria assembly constituency.
  • The municipal area of Raniganj will be covered by the Raniganj assembly constituency.
  • The Kulti municipal area will form the Kulti assembly constituency.
  • The area under the Barabani block and the Salanpur block will together form the area under the Barabani assembly constituency.
  • All the six constituencies will be assembly segments of the Asansol (Lok Sabha constituency).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "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 2008-12-17. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "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 2008-12-17. 
  3. ^ a b c d "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 2008-12-17. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bardhaman district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  5. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 21–22, 25. Retrieved 2009-01-24.