Khatra subdivision

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Khatra subdivision
খাতড়া মহকুমা
subdivision
Khatra subdivision is located in West Bengal
Khatra subdivision
Khatra subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°59′N 86°51′E / 22.98°N 86.85°E / 22.98; 86.85Coordinates: 22°59′N 86°51′E / 22.98°N 86.85°E / 22.98; 86.85
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Headquarters Khatra
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Khatra subdivision is a subdivision of the Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of eight community development blocs: Indpur, Khatra, Hirbandh, Raipur, Sarenga, Ranibandh, Simlapal and Taldangra. The eight blocks contain 59 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Khatra.

Area[edit]

The subdivision contains rural areas of 59 gram panchayats under eight community development blocs: Indpur, Khatra, Hirbandh, Raipur, Sarenga, Ranibandh, Simlapal and Taldangra.[1]

Blocks[edit]

Indpur block[edit]

Indpur block consists of rural areas with seven gram panchayats, viz. Brahmandiha, Gaurbazar, Indpur, Veduasol, Brojarajpur, Hatgram and Raghunathpur.[1] Indpur police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Indpur.[3]

Khatra block[edit]

Khatra block consists of rural areas with seven gram panchayats, viz. Baidyanathpur, Dhanarah, Khatra Gram–I, Supur, Dahala, Gorabari and Khatra Gram–II.[1] Khatra police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Khatra.[3]

Hirbandh block[edit]

Hirbandh block consists of rural areas with five gram panchayats, viz. Baharamuri, Hirbandh, Moshiara, Gopalpur and Maliyan.[1] Hirbandh police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Hirbandh.[3]

Raipur block[edit]

Raipur block consists of rural areas with ten gram panchayats, viz. Dhanarah, Fulkusma, Motgoda, Sonagara, Dheko, Melera, Raipur, Dundar, Mondalkuli and Shyamsundarpur.[1] Raipur police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Gar Raipur.[3]

Sarenga block[edit]

Sarenga block consists of rural areas with six gram panchayats, viz. Bikrampur, Gargarla, Neturpur, Chiltor, Goalbari and Sarenga.[1] Sarenga police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Sarenga.[3]

Ranibandh block[edit]

Ranibandh block consists of rural areas with eight gram panchayats, viz. Ambikanagar, Haludkanali, Rajakata, Rautora, Barikul, Puddi, Ranibandh and Rudra.[1] Ranibandh police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Ranibandh.[3]

Simlapal block[edit]

Simlapal block consists of rural areas with seven gram panchayats, viz. Bikrampur, Lakshmisagar, Mondalgram, Simlapal, Dubrajpur, Machatora and Parswala.[1] Simlapal police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Simlapal.[3]

Taldangra block[edit]

Taldangra block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Amdangra, Harmasra, Saltora, Bibarda, Khalgram, Satmauli, Fulmati, Panchmura and Taldangra.[1] Taldangra police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Taldangra.[3]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[4]

  • The three blocks of Ranibandh, Hirbandh and Khatra will form the area under the Ranibandh assembly constituency of West Bengal.
  • The Raipur block and the Sarenga block will define the area under the Raipur assembly constituency.
  • The gram panchayats of Veduasol, Brahmandiha, Hatgram, Indpur and Raghunathpur under the Indpur block will be part of the area under the Chhatna assembly constituency.
  • The other two gram panchayats under the Indpur block, the Simplipal block and the gram panchayats of Bibarda, Fulmati, Harmasra, Khalgram, Panchmura and Taldangra under the Taldangra block will together form the Taldangra assembly constituency.
  • The other three gram panchayats under the Taldangra block will be part of the domain of the Bankura assembly constituency.
  • The constituencies of Ranibandh and Raipur will be reserved for Scheduled tribes (ST) candidates.
  • All the five constituencies will be assembly segments of the Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "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 2008-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "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 2008-12-16. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  4. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 20, 25. Retrieved 2009-01-22.