Jaynagar Mazilpur

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Jaynagar Mazilpur
জয়নগর মজ়িলপুর
Jaynagar Majilpur
Town
Jaynagar Mazilpur is located in West Bengal
Jaynagar Mazilpur
Jaynagar Mazilpur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°06′N 88°15′E / 22.10°N 88.25°E / 22.10; 88.25Coordinates: 22°06′N 88°15′E / 22.10°N 88.25°E / 22.10; 88.25
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Population (2001)
 • Total 23,219
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jaynagar (SC)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jaynagar (SC), Kultali (SC), Baruipur Purba (SC)
Website s24pgs.gov.in

Jaynagar Majilpur is a town and a municipality in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.[1] Both the places are also identified separately a Jaynagar (or Jaynagar) and Majilpur. It is connected to Kolkata by Kolkata Suburban Railway, Sealdah South, Namkhana Section line.

Geography[edit]

Jaynagar Majilpur is located at 22°06′N 88°15′E / 22.10°N 88.25°E / 22.10; 88.25[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Jaynagar Majilpur had a population of 23,319. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jaynagar Majilpur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 71%. In Jaynagar Majilpur, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Civic Administration[edit]

The Jaynagar-Majilpur municipality is divided into 14 wards.As of 2010,it is controlled by the Indian National Congress-Trinamool Congress-SUCI(C) alliance.In the 2010 municipal election,the municipality faced a hung verdict. Later, the Congress, with 6 councillors, formed the municipal board with the support of the Trinamool Congress and SUCI, who had 2 and 3 councillors respectively.

People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Base Map of Kolkata Metropolitan area". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  2. ^ "Jaynagar Majilpur". Wikimapia. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  4. ^ Sengupta, Subodh Chandra and Bose, Anjali (editors), 1976/1998, Sansad Bangali Charitabhidhan (Biographical dictionary) Vol I, (Bengali), pp. 522-3, ISBN 81-85626-65-0
  5. ^ Sengupta, Subodh Chandra and Bose, Anjali (editors), 1976/1998, Sansad Bangali Charitabhidhan (Biographical dictionary) Vol I, (Bengali), pp. 70-1, ISBN 81-85626-65-0