Mal (community development block)

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Mal
মাল সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Mal is located in West Bengal
Mal
Mal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°51′N 88°45′E / 26.85°N 88.75°E / 26.85; 88.75Coordinates: 26°51′N 88°45′E / 26.85°N 88.75°E / 26.85; 88.75
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Area
 • Total 545.99 km2 (210.81 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 264,711
 • Density 480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mal
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Mal (community development block) is an administrative division in Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Mal police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Malbazar.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Malbazar is located at 26°51′N 88°45′E / 26.85°N 88.75°E / 26.85; 88.75.

Mal community development block has an area of 545.99  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Mal block/ panchayat samiti are: Bagrakote, Chapadanga, Chengmari, Damdim, Kranti, Kumlai, Lataguri, Moulani, Odlabari, Rajadanga, Rungamuttee and Tesimla.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Mal block had a total population of 264,711, out of which 134,956 were males and 129,755 were females. Mal block registered a population growth of 15.09 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 21.52 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 31 passes through the block.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009". Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.