Bhagawangola II (community development block)

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Bhagawangola II
ভগবানগোলা II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Bahagawangola II
community development block
Bhagawangola II is located in West Bengal
Bhagawangola II
Bhagawangola II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°18′32″N 88°21′29″E / 24.309°N 88.358°E / 24.309; 88.358Coordinates: 24°18′32″N 88°21′29″E / 24.309°N 88.358°E / 24.309; 88.358
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Area
 • Total 149.59 km2 (57.76 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 129,907
 • Density 870/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Murshidabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bhagabangola
Website murshidabad.gov.in

Bhagawangola II (community development block) is an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Ranitala police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Nasipur Balagachi.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Nashipur is located at 24°18′32″N 88°21′29″E / 24.309°N 88.358°E / 24.309; 88.358

Bhagawangola II community development block has an area of 149.59 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats in Bhagawangola II block/ panchayat samiti are: Akheriganj, Amdahara, Baligram, Karibona, Nashipore and Saralpore.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Bhagawangola II block has a total population of 129,907, out of which 66,813 were males and 63,094 were females. Bhagawangola II block registered a population growth of 17.83 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Healthcare[edit]

Bhagawangola 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". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12". Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-03-11.