Baduria (community development block)

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Baduria (CD Block)
বাদুড়িয়া সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Baduria (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Baduria (CD Block)
Baduria (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°41′53″N 88°46′49″E / 22.6979708°N 88.7803459°E / 22.6979708; 88.7803459Coordinates: 22°41′53″N 88°46′49″E / 22.6979708°N 88.7803459°E / 22.6979708; 88.7803459
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 209.69 km2 (80.96 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 247,592
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Basirhat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Baduria
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Baduria (community development block) is an administrative division in Basirhat subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Baduria police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Baduria.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bajitpur, a constituent panchayat in Baduria block, is located at 22°41′53″N 88°46′49″E / 22.6979708°N 88.7803459°E / 22.6979708; 88.7803459.

Baduria community development block has an area of 209.69 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Baduria block/ panchayat samiti are: Aturia, Chatra, Jadurhati Uttar, Sayestanagar II, Bagjola, Jagannathpur, Raghunathpur, Jadurhati Dakshin, Bajitpur, Jasikati Atghara, Ramchandrapur Uday, Chandipur, Nayabastia Milani and Sayestanagar I.[3]

The Chatra gram panchayat has seven villages, named Ghoshpur, Dakshin Chatra, Uttar Chatra,Salua, Rosui, Papila,and Kotalber.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Baduria block has a total population of 247,592 out of which 125,290 were males and 121,302 were females. Baduria block registered a population growth of 17.15 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.40 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Healthcare[edit]

Baduria block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". North 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". North Twenty Four Parganas District (11). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ From Basirhat subdivision page.
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17.