Bankura II (community development block)

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Bankura II (CD Block)
বাঁকুড়া II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Bankura II (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Bankura II (CD Block)
Bankura II (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°15′19″N 87°05′38″E / 23.2552800°N 87.0940000°E / 23.2552800; 87.0940000Coordinates: 23°15′19″N 87°05′38″E / 23.2552800°N 87.0940000°E / 23.2552800; 87.0940000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
 • Total 252.30 km2 (97.41 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 123,374
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura, Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bankura, Onda

Bankura II (community development block) is an administrative division in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bankura police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kasiakol.[1][2]


Bikna, a constituent panchayat in the block, is located at 23°15′19″N 87°05′38″E / 23.2552800°N 87.0940000°E / 23.2552800; 87.0940000.

Bankura II community development block has an area of 252.30  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Bankura II block/ panchayat samiti are: Bikna, Junbedia, Kostia, Mankanali, Narrah, Purandarpur and Sanbanda.[3]


As per 2001 census, Bankura II block had a total population of 123,374, out of which 63,306 were males and 60,068 were females. Bankura II block registered a population growth of 13.49 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 15.15 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Bankura District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 16". Bankura district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 

External links[edit]

  • Bankura travel guide from Wikivoyage