Kakdwip subdivision

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Kakdwip subdivision
কাকদ্বীপ মহকুমা
subdivision
Kakdwip subdivision is located in West Bengal
Kakdwip subdivision
Kakdwip subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°51′N 88°12′E / 21.85°N 88.20°E / 21.85; 88.20Coordinates: 21°51′N 88°12′E / 21.85°N 88.20°E / 21.85; 88.20
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Headquarters Kakdwip
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Kakdwip subdivision is a subdivision of the South 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of four community development blocks: Kakdwip, Namkhana, Patharpratima and Sagar. The four blocks contain 42 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Kakdwip.

Area[edit]

The subdivision contains rural areas of 42 gram panchayats under four community development blocks: Kakdwip, Namkhana, Patharpratima and Sagar.[1] There is no urban area under these four blocks.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Kakdwip block[edit]

Rural area under Kakdwip block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Bapuji, Rabindra, Sri Sri Ramkrishna, Swami Bibekananda, Madhusudanpur, Ramgopalpur, Srinagar, Netaji, Rishi Bankimchandra, Suryanagar and Pratapadityanagar.[1] Kakdwip police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Pakurberia.[4]

Namkhana block[edit]

Rural area under Namkhana block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Budhakhali, Haripur, Namkhana, Shibrampur, Frezarganj, Mausini and Narayanpur.[1] Namkhana and Kakdwip police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Namkhana.[4]

Patharpratima block[edit]

Rural area under Patharpratima block consists of 15 gram panchayats, viz. Achintyanagar, Dakshin Raipur, Gopalnagar, Ramganga, Banashyamnagar, Digambarpur, Herambagopalpur, Sridharnagar, Brajaballavpur, Durbachati, Laksmijanardanpur, Srinarayanpur Purnachandrapur, Dakshin Gangadharpur, G Plot and Patharpratima.[1] Patharpratima police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Ramganga.[4]

Sagar block[edit]

Rural area under Sagar block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Dhablat, Dhaspara Sumatinagar–II, Ghoramara, Ramkarchar, Dhaspara Sumatinagar–I, Muriganga–I, Rudranagar, Gangasagar and Muriganga–II.[1] Sagar police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Rudranagar.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal, the area under the Patharpratima block forms the Patharpratima assembly constituency. The Kakdwip block, along with two gram panchayats under the Namkhana block, viz. Budhakhali and Narayanpur, will form the Kakdwip assembly constituency. The other five gram panchayats under the Namkhana block along with the area covered by the Sagar block will form the Sagar assembly constituency. All the three constituencies will be assembly segments of the Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "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 2008-12-24. 
  2. ^ "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 2008-12-24. 
  3. ^ a b c d "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 2008-12-24. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Contact details of Block Development Officers". South 24 Parganas 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. 12, 24. Retrieved 2009-01-14.