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Chakdaha residential area
Chakdaha residential area
Ranaghat is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°05′N 88°31′E / 23.08°N 88.52°E / 23.08; 88.52Coordinates: 23°05′N 88°31′E / 23.08°N 88.52°E / 23.08; 88.52
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 132,855
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 741222
Lok Sabha constituency Ranaghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chakdaha

Chakdaha is a city and a municipality in Kalyani subdivision of Nadia district in the state of West Bengal, India.[1]


In 1885 it is a village with population of 5000 people. In 1886 it was declared as municipality on May Day by British Architectural Engineer - John Beglar.


  • Kazi Mirza Itteshamuddin
  • Gangesa Upadhyaya
  • Bhuia King – Pratapaditya
  • Murshid Quli Khan
  • British East India Company


Chakdaha is located at 23°05′N 88°31′E / 23.08°N 88.52°E / 23.08; 88.52.[2] It has an average elevation of 11 metres (36 feet). It is on National Highway 34.


In the 2011 census, Chakdaha Urban Agglomeration had a population of 132,855, out of which 67,135 65 were males and 65,720 were females. The 0–6 years population was 9,829. Effective literacy rate for the 7+ population was 90.95 per cent.[3]

As of the 2001 India census,[4] Chakdaha had a population of 86,965. Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Chakdaha had an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. 9% of the population was under 6 years of age.

A student from Chakdaha College Mr. Sudipta Saha scored first class first in graduation examination of kalyani University. A student from chakdaha Mr. Biswajit Bhowmick scored 100 on 100 in Programming Language "C" in Semester of WBSCTE from Elite Polytechnic Institute.

See also[edit]

Chakdaha (Community development block)


  1. ^ "District Wise List of Statutory Towns". Census of India 2001, Urban Frame. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-06. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Chakdaha
  3. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above". Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

Block : Chakdaha Sub Division : Kalyani