Chinsurah subdivision

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Chinsurah subdivision
চুঁচুড়া মহকুমা
subdivision
Chinsurah subdivision is located in West Bengal
Chinsurah subdivision
Chinsurah subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°54′N 88°23′E / 22.90°N 88.39°E / 22.90; 88.39Coordinates: 22°54′N 88°23′E / 22.90°N 88.39°E / 22.90; 88.39
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Headquarters Hugli-Chuchura
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Chinsurah subdivision is a subdivision of the Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of two municipalities (Hugli-Chuchura and Bansberia) and five community development blocs: Balagarh, Chinsurah–Mogra, Dhaniakhali, Pandua and Polba–Dadpur. The five blocks contain 68 gram panchayats and 11 census towns. The subdivision has its headquarters at Hugli-Chuchura.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Hugli-Chuchura municipality and Bansberia municipality, the subdivision contains 11 census towns and rural areas of 68 gram panchayats under five community development blocs: Balagarh, Chinsurah–Mogra, Dhaniakhali, Pandua and Polba–Dadpur.[1] The 11 census towns are: Badhagachhi, Kodalia, Raghunathpur, Madhusudanpur, Amodghata, Shankhanagar, Chak Bansberia, Kulihanda, Simla, Boinchi, Pandua.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Balagarh block[edit]

Rural area under Balagarh block consists of 13 gram panchayats, viz. Baklia Dhobapara, Ektarpur, Somra–I, Charkrishnabati, Guptipara–I, Somra–II, Dumurdaha Nityanandapur–I, Guptipara–II, Sripur–Balagarh, Jirat, Dumurdaha Nityanandapur–II, Mohipalpur and Sija Kamalpur.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Badhagachhi.[2] Balagarh police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Patuligram.[4]

Chinsurah–Mogra block[edit]

Rural area under Chinsurah–Mogra block consists of 10 gram panchayats, viz. Bandel, Debanandapur, Kodalia–II, Saptagram, Chandrahati–I, Digsui Hoyera, Mogra–I, Chandrahati–II, Kodalia–I and Mogra–II.[1] Urban area under this block consists of nine census towns: Kodalia, Raghunathpur, Madhusudanpur, Amodghata, Shankhanagar, Chak Bansberia, Kulihanda, Simla.[2] Chinsurah and Mogra police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Mogra.[4]

Dhaniakhali block[edit]

Rural area under Dhaniakhali block consists of 18 gram panchayats, viz. Belmuri, Dashghara–II, Gudubari–I, Perambua Sahabazar, Bhandarhati–I, Dhanekhali–I, Gudubari–II, Bhandarhati–II, Dhanekhali–II, Gurap, Somaspur–I, Bhastara, Gopinathpur–I, Khajudaha Milki, Somaspur–II, Dashghara–I, Gopinathpur–II and Mandra.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Dhaniakhali police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Dhaniakhali.[4]

Pandua block[edit]

Rural area under Pandua block consists of 15 gram panchayats, viz. Jamna, lchhobadaspur, Rameswarpur–Gopalnagar, Beloon Dhamasin, Jamnagar Mondalai, Panchagara–Toregram, Berela Konchmali, Jayer Dwarbasini, Shikhira Chanpta, Haral Daspur, Kshirkundi–Namajgram–Niyasa,Simlagarh Vitasin, Itachuna Khanyan and Sarai–Tinna.[1] Urban area under this block consist of two census towns: Pandua and Boinchi.[2] Pandua police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Pandua.[4]

Polba–Dadpur block[edit]

Rural area under Polba–Dadpur block consists of 12 gram panchayats, viz. Akhna, Dadpur, Mahanad, Rajhat, Amnan, Goswami Malipara, Makalpur, Satithan, Babnan, Harit, Polba and Sugandha.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Polba and Dadpur police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Barunanpara.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[5]

  • The area under the Hugli-Chuchura municipality, the gram panchayats of Bandel, Debanandapur, Kodalia–I and Kodalia–II under the Chinsurah–Mogra block, and the gram panchayats of Polba, Rajhat and Sugandha under the Polba–Dadpur block will together form the Chunchura assembly constituency of West Bengal.
  • The gram panchayats of Chandrahati–I, Chandrahati–II, Digsui Hoyera and Mogra–I under the Chinsurah–Mogra block will be part of the area defining the Balagarh assembly constituency.
  • The gram panchayats of Saptagram and Mogra–II under the Chinsurah–Mogra block, the Bansberia municipality area, and five gram panchayats under the Polba–Dadpur block, viz. Akhna, Amnan, Goswami Malipara, Harit and Mahanad, will form the Saptagram assembly constituency.
  • The other four gram panchayats under the Polba–Dadpur block—Dadpur, Makalpur, Satithan and Babnan—will be part of the Dhanekhali assembly constituency. The rest of the area defining this constituency will be covered by thirteen gram panchayats under the Dhaniakhali block, viz. Belmuri, Bhastara, Dashghara–I, Dashghara–II, Dhanekhali–I, Dhanekhali–II, Gurap, Gudubari–I, Gudubari–II, Khajudaha Milki, Mandra, Somaspur–I and Somaspur–II.
  • The other five gram panchayats under the Dhaniakhali block, viz. Perambua Sahabazar, Bhandarhati–I, Bhandarhati–II, Gopinathpur–I, Gopinathpur–II, will be part of the Tarakeswar assembly constituency.
  • The Pandua block will define the area under the Pandua assembly constituency.
  • The assembly constituencies of Balagarh and Dhanekhali will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.
  • The constituencies of Chunchura, Balagarh, Saptagram, Dhanekhali and Pandua will be assembly segments of the Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).
  • The Tarakeswar constituency will be assembly segments of the Arambag (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "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 2008-12-21. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "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 2008-12-21. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "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 2008-12-21. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Hooghly district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-26. 
  5. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 16,24–25. Retrieved 2009-01-19.