Jangipur subdivision

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Jangipur subdivision
জঙ্গীপুর মহকুমা
subdivision
Jangipur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Jangipur subdivision
Jangipur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°28′N 88°04′E / 24.47°N 88.07°E / 24.47; 88.07Coordinates: 24°28′N 88°04′E / 24.47°N 88.07°E / 24.47; 88.07
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Headquarters Jangipur
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Jangipur subdivision is a subdivision of the Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Jangipur municipality and seven community development blocks: Raghnathganj–I, Raghnathganj–II, Suti–I, Suti–II, Samserganj, Sagardighi and Farakka. The seven blocks contain 61 gram panchayats and 18 census towns. The subdivision has its headquarters at Jangipur.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Jangipur and Dhulian municipalities, the subdivision contains 18 census towns and rural areas of 61 gram panchayats under seven community development blocks: Raghnathganj–I, Raghnathganj–II, Suti–I, Suti–II, Samserganj, Sagardighi and Farakka.[1] The 18 census towns are: Ghorsala, Charka, Srikantabati, Jot Kamal, Sahajadpur, Khodarampur, Fatellapur, Aurangabad, Paschim Punropara, Dafahat, Jagtaj, Anup Nagar, Dhusaripara, Uttar Mahammadpur, Kankuria, Chachanda, Serpur and Farrakka Barrage Township.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Raghnathganj –I block[edit]

Rural area under Raghnathganj –I block consists of six gram panchayats, viz. Dafarpur, Jarur, Mirjapur, Jamuar, Kanupur and Raninagar.[1] Urban area under this block consists of three census towns: Ghorsala, Charka, Jangipur, and Srikantabati.[2] Raghnathganj police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Raghunathganj.[4]

Raghnathganj–II block[edit]

Rural area under Raghnathganj–II block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Barasimul Dayarampur, Jotkamal, Mitipur, Sekendra, Kasiadanga, Sammatinagar, Teghari–I, Giria, Lakshmijola and Sekalipur.[1] Urban area under this block consists of three census towns: Jot Kamal, Sahajadpur and Khodarampur.[2] Raghnathganj police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Jangipur.[4]

Suti–I block[edit]

Rural area under Suti–I block consists of six gram panchayats, viz. Ahiran, Bansabati, Nurpur, Bahutali, Harua and Sadikpur.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Fatellapur.[2] Suti police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Ahiran.[4]

Suti–II block[edit]

Rural area under Suti–II block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Aurangabad–I, Jagtai–I, Laxmipur, Umrapur, Aurangabad–II, Jagtai–II, Mahesail–I, Bajitpur, Kasimnagar, Mahesail–II.[1] Urban area under this block consists of four census towns: Aurangabad, Paschim Punropara, Dafahat and Jagtaj.[2] Suti police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Dafahat.[4]

Samserganj block[edit]

Rural area under Samserganj block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Bogdadnagar, Gajinagar Malancha, Nimtita, Bhasaipaikar, Chachanda, Pratapganj, Dogachhi Napara, Kanchantala and Tinpukuria.[1] Urban area under this block consists of six census towns: Anup Nagar, Dhusaripara, Uttar Mahammadpur, Kankuria, Chachanda and Serpur.[2] Samserganj police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Ratanpur.[4]

Sagardighi block[edit]

Rural area under Sagardighi block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Balia, Bokhara–I, Kabilpur, Patkeldanga, Bannyeswar, Bokhara–II, Monigram, Sagardighi, Barala, Gobordhandanga and Moregram.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Sagardighi police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Sagardighi.[4]

Farakka block[edit]

Rural area under Farakka block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Arjunpur, Bewa–I, Mahadebnagar, Bahadurpur, Bewa–II, Maheshpur, Beniagram, Imamnagar and Nayansukh.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Farrakka Barrage Township.[2] Farakka police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Farakka.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, the Farakka block and two gram panchayats under the Samserganj block, viz. Gajinagar Malancha and Kanchantala together will constitute the Farakka assembly constituency of West Bengal. The other seven gram panchayats under the Samserganj block will be part of the Samserganj assembly constituency. The Suti–II block and the three gram panchayats under the Suti–I block, viz. Bahutali, Harua and Sadikpur will form the Suti assembly constituency. The Jangipur assembly constituency will be formed by the Jangipur municipality, the Raghnathganj–I block, and two gram panchayats under Suti–I block, viz. Ahiran and Bansabati. The Raghnathganj–II block and the Nurpur gram panchayat under the Suti–I block will be part of the Raghunathganj assembly constituency. The Sagardighi block will form the Sagardighi assembly constituency. Farakka and Samserganj assembly constituencies will be part of the Maldaha Dakshin (Lok Sabha constituency), whereas Suti, Jangipur, Raghunathganj and Sagardighi constituencies will be part of the Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "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 2008-12-23. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "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 2008-12-23. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "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 2008-12-23. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  5. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 7–8, 23. Retrieved 2009-01-11.