Goghat II (community development block)
গোঘাট II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
|community development block|
|• Total||190.02 km2 (73.37 sq mi)|
|• Density||750/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Arambagh|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Goghat|
Goghat II (community development block) is an administrative division in Arambag subdivision of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Goghat police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kamarpukur.
Kamarpukur is located at.
The ruins of an Afghan era fort at Garh Mandaran, made famous by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in his Durgeshnandini, is located in this block.
As per 2001 census, Goghat II block had a total population of 143,353, out of which 73,489 were males and 69,864 were females. Goghat II block registered a population growth of 15.95 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Hooghly district was 15.72 per cent. Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.
As per the 2001 census, Goghat II block had a total literacy of 51.92 per cent. While male literacy was 74.80 per cent, female literacy was 41.22 per cent.
- "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Hooghly district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10.
- "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Hugli district". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10.
- "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Allotment No. 5 for five districts – Cooch Behar, Burdwan, Uttar Dinajpur, Hooghly and Bankura. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-08-04.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-08-04.
- "Goghat II". Local Self-government. Hooghly Zilla Parishad. Retrieved 2011-08-04.