Chanchal II (community development block)

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Chanchal II
চাঁচল II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Chanchal II is located in West Bengal
Chanchal II
Chanchal II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°23′12″N 87°59′32″E / 25.3865800°N 87.9921600°E / 25.3865800; 87.9921600Coordinates: 25°23′12″N 87°59′32″E / 25.3865800°N 87.9921600°E / 25.3865800; 87.9921600
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
 • Total 205.22 km2 (79.24 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 165,168
 • Density 800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Malatipur

Chanchal II (community development block) is an administrative division in Chanchal subdivision of Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kharba police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Malatipur.[1]


Bhakri, a constituent panchayat of Chanchal II block, is located at 25°23′12″N 87°59′32″E / 25.3865800°N 87.9921600°E / 25.3865800; 87.9921600.

Chanchal II community development block has an area of 205.22 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Chanchal II block/ panchayat samiti are:Bhakri, Malatipur, Gourhand, Chandrapara, Jalalpur, Kshempur and Dhangara Bisanpur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Chanchal II block has a total population of 165,168 out of which 84,173 were males and 80,995 were females. Chanchal II block registered a population growth of 24.47 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade.[4] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Malda district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Chanchal II at a Glance". Maldah District. District administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  3. ^ "GPwise Population of Malda district". Malda district. Malda district administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Maldah District (06). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20.