Mohammad Bazar (community development block)

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Mohammad Bazar
Community development block
Mohammad Bazar is located in West Bengal
Mohammad Bazar
Mohammad Bazar
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°59′31″N 87°34′19″E / 23.99194°N 87.57194°E / 23.99194; 87.57194
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Birbhum
Assembly constituency Sainthia, Rampurhat
Area
 • Total 121.00 sq mi (313.40 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 139,478
 • Density 1,150/sq mi (445/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
PIN 731127
Literacy Rate 55.13 per cent
Website http://birbhum.nic.in/

Mohammad Bazar (community development block) (Bengali: মহম্মদবাজার সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Suri Sadar subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Mohammad Bazar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Patalnagar.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Mohammad Bazar is located at 23°59′31″N 87°34′19″E / 23.992°N 87.572°E / 23.992; 87.572.

Mohammad Bazar community development block has an area of 313.40  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Mohammad Bazar block/panchayat samiti are: Angargoria, Bharkata, Bhutura, Charicha, Deucha, Gonpur, Hinglow, Kapista, Mohammad Bazar, Puranagram, Rampur and Sekedda.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Mohammad Bazar block had a total population of 139,478, out of which 71,430 were males and 68,048 were females. Mohammad Bazar block registered a population growth of 19.91 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Birbhum district was 17.88 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 38,510 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 28,994.[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2001 census, Mohammad Bazar block had a total literacy of 55.13 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 65.52 per cent female literacy was 44.21 per cent. Birbhum district had a total literacy of 61.48 per cent, male literacy being 70.89 per cent and female literacy being 51.55 per cent.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Birbhum District (8)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Annexure A to the G.O. No.16 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-9/2008 dated 12.4.11". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Birbhum District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10.