Karandighi (community development block)

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Karandighi
করণদিঘী সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Karandighi is located in West Bengal
Karandighi
Karandighi
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°47′49″N 87°55′44″E / 25.797°N 87.929°E / 25.797; 87.929Coordinates: 25°47′49″N 87°55′44″E / 25.797°N 87.929°E / 25.797; 87.929
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 386.90 km2 (149.38 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 318,793
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Karandighi, Chakulia
Website uttardinajpur.nic.in

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.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Karandighi is located at .

Karandighi community development block has an area of 386.90  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

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.[3]

Demographics[edit]

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.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 34 passes through the block and meets NH 31.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Uttar Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Uttar Dinajpur district (04). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 5". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.