Hariharpara (community development block)

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হরিহরপাড়া সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Hariharpara is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°02′N 88°27′E / 24.03°N 88.45°E / 24.03; 88.45Coordinates: 24°02′N 88°27′E / 24.03°N 88.45°E / 24.03; 88.45
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
 • Total 252.80 km2 (97.61 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 221,701
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Baharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Beldanga, Rejinagar
Website murshidabad.gov.in

Hariharpara (community development block) is an administrative division in Barhampur subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Hariharpara police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Hariharpara.[1][2]


Hariharpara is located at 24°02′N 88°27′E / 24.03°N 88.45°E / 24.03; 88.45

Hariharpara community development block has an area of 252.80 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Hariharpara block/ panchayat samiti are: Beharia, Choa, Dharampur, Hariharpara, Humaipur, Khidirpur, Malopara, Raipur, Rukunpur, Swaruppur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Hariharpara block has a total population of 221,701, out of which 114,524 were males and 107,185 were females. Hariharpara block registered a population growth of 19.50 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


Hariharpara block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12" (PDF). Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17.