Bidhannagar subdivision

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Bidhannagar subdivision
বিধাননগর মহকুমা
subdivision
Bidhannagar subdivision is located in West Bengal
Bidhannagar subdivision
Bidhannagar subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°35′N 88°25′E / 22.58°N 88.42°E / 22.58; 88.42Coordinates: 22°35′N 88°25′E / 22.58°N 88.42°E / 22.58; 88.42
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Headquarters Bidhannagar
Population (2011 Census)
 • Total 215,514
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Bidhannagar subdivision is a subdivision of the North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of only Bidhannagar municipality, with a population of 215,514 at the 2011 Census. The subdivision has its headquarters at Bidhannagar.

Area[edit]

Bidhannagar municipality is the only urban area under this subdivision.[1] There is no rural area under this subdivision.[2] East Bidhannagar, North Bidhannagar, South Bidhannagar and Bhangar police stations serve the Bidhhannagar municipality.[1]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal, the Bidhannagar municipality will be part of the area defining the Bidhannagar assembly constituency of West Bengal. This constituency will be an assembly segment of the Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

Healthcare[edit]

Bidhannagar subdivision also has a few very renowned Government & private hospitals like Anandalok Hospital, Bidhannagar Sub Divisional Hospital, Kolkata Heart Research Institute, Columbia-Asia etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Wise List of Statutory Towns( Municipal Corporation,Municipality,Notified Area and Cantonment Board) , Census Towns and Outgrowths, West Bengal, 2001". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  2. ^ "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 2008-03-19. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  3. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 11, 24. Retrieved 2009-01-14.