Karandighi (community development block)
করণদিঘী সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
|Community development block|
|• Total||386.90 km2 (149.38 sq mi)|
|• Density||820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Raiganj|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Karandighi, Chakulia|
Karandighi (community development block) is an administrative division in Islampur subdivision of Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Karandighi police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Karandighi. Dalkhola is an urban unit in this block.
Karandighi is located at .
Gram panchayats of Karandighi block/ panchayat samiti are: Altapur I, Altapur II, Rasakhowa I, Rasakhowa II, Bazargaon I, Bazargaon II, Dalkhola, Domohona, Karandighi I, Karandighi II, Lahutara I, Lahutara II, and Raniganj.
As per 2001 census, Karandighi block had a total population of 318,793, out of which 163,876 were males and 154,917 were females. Karandighi block registered a population growth of 38.53 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 28.72 per cent.Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.
- "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Uttar Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-12.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Uttar Dinajpur district (04). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-12.
- "BRGF Allotment Order No. 5". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-12.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.