Memari

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Parulia
Town
Parulia is located in West Bengal
Parulia
Parulia
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 36,191
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bardhaman Purba
Vidhan Sabha constituency Memari
Website bardhaman.gov.in

Memari is a town and a municipality in the Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Memari is located at 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12. It has an average elevation of 25 metres (82 feet).

Gram panchayats under Memari I Panchayat Samiti are: Daluibazar I, Daluibazar II, Debipur, Nimo I, Nimo II, Bagila, Amadpur, Gope-Gantar I, Gope-Gantar II and Durgapur.[1]

Gram panchayats under Memari II Panchayat Samiti are: Barapalasan I, Barapalasan II, Bijur I, Bijur II, Satgahia I, Satgachia II, Bohar I, Bohar II and Kuchut.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Memari had a population of 36,191. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Memari has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 63%. In Memari, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Memari has thirteen primary, two secondary and two higher secondary schools.Memari Vidyasagar memorial Institution is the higher secondary school for boys, established in 1892.[3] It has one college providing graduation studies in different areas.

Transport[edit]

Memari is 82 kilometres (51 mi) from Howrah Station on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of Pradhan of Gram Panchayats, District: Bardhaman". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003
  4. ^ Eastern Railway local time table

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