Haringhata (community development block)

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Haringhata
হরিণঘাটা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Haringhata is located in West Bengal
Haringhata
Haringhata
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°57′14″N 88°33′49″E / 22.9538884°N 88.5637093°E / 22.9538884; 88.5637093Coordinates: 22°57′14″N 88°33′49″E / 22.9538884°N 88.5637093°E / 22.9538884; 88.5637093
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Area
 • Total 168.59 km2 (65.09 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 207,867
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bangaon
Vidhan Sabha constituency Haringhata
Website nadia.nic.in

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

Geography[edit]

Subarnapur is located at 22°57′14″N 88°33′49″E / 22.9538884°N 88.5637093°E / 22.9538884; 88.5637093.

Haringhata community development block has an area of 168.59  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Haringhata block/ panchayat samiti are: Birohi 1, Birohi 2, Fatepur, Haringhata 1, Harinhgata 2, Kastodanga 1, Kastodanga 2, Mollabelia, Nagarukhra 1 and Nagarukhra 2.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Haringhata block had a total population 207,867, out of which 108,011 were males and 99,856 were females. Haringhata block registered a population growth of 16.92 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 19.51 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Healthcare[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Nadia district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Nadia district (10). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-03-25.