Gangarampur subdivision

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Gangarampur subdivision
গঙ্গারামপুর মহকুমা
subdivision
Gangarampur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Gangarampur subdivision
Gangarampur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°24′N 88°31′E / 25.40°N 88.52°E / 25.40; 88.52Coordinates: 25°24′N 88°31′E / 25.40°N 88.52°E / 25.40; 88.52
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South Dinajpur
Headquarters Gangarampur
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Gangarampur subdivision is a subdivision of the South Dinajpur district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Gangarampur municipality and four community development blocs: Gangarampur, Bangsihari, Harirampur and Kushmandi. The four blocks contain 30 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Gangarampur.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Gangarampur municipality, the subdivision contains rural areas of 30 gram panchayats under four community development blocs: Gangarampur, Bangsihari, Harirampur and Kushmandi.[1] There is no urban area under these four blocks.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Gangarampur block[edit]

Rural area under Gangarampur block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Ashokegram, Belbari–II, Gangarampur, Sukdevpur, Basuria, Chaloon, Jahangirpur, Uday, Belbari–I, Damdama and 4no.Nandanpur.[1] Gangarampur police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Gangarampur.[4]

Bansihari block[edit]

Rural area under Bansihari block consists of five gram panchayats, viz. Ellahabad, Ganguria, Shibpur, Brajaballavpur and Mahabari.[1] Bansihari police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Buniadpur.[4]

Harirampur block[edit]

Rural area under Harirampur block consists of six gram panchayats, viz. Bagichapur, Gokarna, Saiyadpur, Bairhatta, Pundari and Shirshi.[1] Harirampur police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Harirampur.[4]

Kushmandi block[edit]

Rural area under Kushmandi block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Akcha, Deul, Karanji, Maligaon, Beroil, Kalikamora, Kushmandi and Udaypur.[1] Kushmandi police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Kushmandi.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, the Kushmandi block and the gram panchayats of Belbari–II, Jahangirpur and Sukdevpur under the Gangarampur block together will constitute the Kushmandi assembly constituency of West Bengal. The gram panchayats of Ashokegram, Basuria, Chaloon an Uday under the Gangarampur block will be part of the Kumarganj assembly constituency. The Gangarampur municipality and the gram panchayats of Gangarampur, Belbari–I, Damdama and Nandanpur under the Gangarampur block will be part of the Gangarampur assembly constituency. The Harirampur block and the Bangsihari block will form the Harirampur assembly constituency. Kushmandi and Gangarampur constituencies will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates. All the four assembly constituencies will be part of the Balurghat (Lok Sabha constituency).[5]

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 2008-12-20. 
  2. ^ "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 2008-12-20. 
  3. ^ 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 2008-12-20. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Contact details of Block Development Officers". South Dinajpur 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. 6–7, 23. Retrieved 2009-01-11.