Barasat II (community development block)

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Barasat II (CD Block)
বারাসাত II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Barasat II (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Barasat II (CD Block)
Barasat II (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°38′55″N 88°29′27″E / 22.6487300°N 88.4908300°E / 22.6487300; 88.4908300Coordinates: 22°38′55″N 88°29′27″E / 22.6487300°N 88.4908300°E / 22.6487300; 88.4908300
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Area
 • Total 114.11 km2 (44.06 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 168,828
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Barasat, Basirhat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Madhyamgram, Haroa
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Barasat II (community development block) is an administrative division in Barasat Sadar subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Barasat and Airport police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Krishnapur.[1]

Geography[edit]

Rohanda, a constituent panchayat of Barasat II block, is located at 22°38′55″N 88°29′27″E / 22.6487300°N 88.4908300°E / 22.6487300; 88.4908300.

Barasat II community development block has an area of 114.11 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Barasat II block/ panchayat samiti are: Chandigarh–Rohanda, Falti Beliaghata, Kemia Khamarpara, Kirtipur I, Dadpur, Kiritipur II and Shasan.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Barasat II block has a total population of 168,828 out of which 87,997 were males and 80,831 were females. Barasat II block registered a population growth of -29.57 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]

Barasat II 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 Barasat Sadar 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.