Bolpur subdivision

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Bolpur subdivision
বোলপুর মহকুমা
subdivision
Bolpur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Bolpur subdivision
Bolpur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°40′N 87°43′E / 23.67°N 87.72°E / 23.67; 87.72Coordinates: 23°40′N 87°43′E / 23.67°N 87.72°E / 23.67; 87.72
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Headquarters Bolpur
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Bolpur subdivision is a subdivision of the Birbhum district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Bolpur municipality and four community development blocs: Bolpur–Sriniketan, Ilambazar, Labhpur and Nanoor. The four blocks contain 40 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Bolpur.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Bolpur municipality, the subdivision contains rural areas of 40 gram panchayats under four community development blocs: Bolpur–Sriniketan, Ilambazar, Labhpur and Nanoor.[1]

Blocks[edit]

Bolpur–Sriniketan block[edit]

Bolpur–Sriniketan block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Bahiri–Panchshowa, Raipur–Supur, Sarpalehana–Albandha, Singhee, Kankalitala, Ruppur, Kasba, Sattor and Sian Muluk.[1] Bolpur and Panrui police stations serve this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Sriniketan.[3]

Ilambazar block[edit]

Ilambazar block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Batikar, Ghurisha, Mongoldihi, Belati, Illambazar, Nanasole, Dharampur, Joydev–Kenduli and Sirsha.[1] Illambazar and Panrui police stations serve this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Ilambazar.[3]

Labhpur block[edit]

Labhpur block consists of rural areas with 11 gram panchayats, viz. Bipratikuri, Dwaraka, Jamna, Labpur–II, Chauhatta–Mahodari–I, Hatia, Kurunnahar, Thiba, Chauhatta–Mahodari–II, Indus and Labpur–I.[1] Labhpur and Nanoor police stations serve this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Labhpur.[3]

Nanoor block[edit]

Nanoor block consists of rural areas with 11 gram panchayats, viz. Bara Saota, Daskalgram–Kareya–I, Chandidas Nanoor, Daskalgram–Kareya–II, Kirnahar–II, Kirnahar–I, Thupsara, Uchkaran, Charkalgram, Jalundi and Nawanagar Kadda.[1] Nanoor police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Chandidas Nanoor.[3]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[4]

  • The municipal area of Bolpur, the Illambazar block, and the gram panchayats of Raipur–Supur, Ruppur and Sattor under the Bolpur–Sriniketan block together will form the Bolpur assembly constituency.
  • The other six gram panchayats under the Bolpur–Sriniketan block as well as the area under the Nanoor block will form the domain of the Nanoor assembly constituency.
  • The Labhpur block will be part of the Labpur assembly constituency.
  • The Nanoor constituency will be reserved for the Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.
  • All the three constituencies will be assembly segments of the Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "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 2008-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d "List of Districts/C.D.Blocks/ Police Stations with Code No., Number of G.Ps and Number of Mouzas". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-16. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-26. 
  4. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 22, 25. Retrieved 2009-01-25.