Bally Jagachha (community development block)

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Bally Jagachha (CD Block)
বালি জগাছা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Bally Jagachha (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Bally Jagachha (CD Block)
Bally Jagachha (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°38′38″N 88°19′30″E / 22.64389°N 88.32500°E / 22.64389; 88.32500
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Parliamentary constituency Sreerampur
Assembly constituency Domjur
Area
 • Total 27.82 sq mi (72.05 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 164,520
 • Density 5,910/sq mi (2,283/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 84.44 per cent
Website http://howrah.gov.in/
For other places with the same name, see Bally.

Bally Jagachha (community development block) is an administrative division in Howrah Sadar subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Liluah and Bally police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Ghoshpara. Bally,[1] Chakapara, Chamrail, Eksara, Khalia and Jagadishpur are urban areas in this block.[2][3]

Geography[edit]

Ghoshpara is located at 22°38′38″N 88°19′30″E / 22.644°N 88.325°E / 22.644; 88.325.

Bally Jagachha community development block has an area of 72.05  km2.[3]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Bally Jagachha block/panchayat samiti are: Bali, Chakpara Anandanagar, Chamrail, Durgapur Abhaynagar I, Durgapur Abhaynagar II, Jagadishpur, Nischinda and Sanpuipara Basukati. [4]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Bally Jagachha block had a total population of 164,520, out of which 86,409 were males and 78,111 were females. Bally Jagacha block registered a population growth of 28.63 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Howrah district was 12.76 per cent.[3]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]

Scheduled castes at 31,141 formed around one-fifth the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 3,629.[6]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Bally Jagachha block had a total literacy of 84.44 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 89.24 per cent female literacy was 79.08 per cent. Howrah district had a total literacy of 77.01 per cent, male literacy being 83.22 per cent and female literacy being 70.11 per cent.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bally census town is different from Bally municipality.
  2. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Howrah district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  3. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Howrah District (16)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  4. ^ "Village Panchayat Names of Howrah,West Bengal". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  6. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  7. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Howrah District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15.