Mohanpur (community development block)

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Mohanpur
মোহনপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Mohanpur is located in West Bengal
Mohanpur
Mohanpur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°50′19″N 87°25′53″E / 21.83856°N 87.43145°E / 21.83856; 87.43145Coordinates: 21°50′19″N 87°25′53″E / 21.83856°N 87.43145°E / 21.83856; 87.43145
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Area
 • Total 140.60 km2 (54.29 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 96,315
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Medinipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dantan
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in

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

Geography[edit]

Mohanpur is located at 21°50′19″N 87°25′53″E / 21.83856°N 87.43145°E / 21.83856; 87.43145.

Mohanpur community development block has an area of 140.60  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Mohanpur block/ panchayat samiti are: Mohanpur, Nilda, Sautiya, Siyalsai and Tanuya.[3]

Vidhan Sabha constituency[edit]

General elections to the first Lok Sabha since independence were held in India were held between 25 October 1951 and 21 February 1952. Mohanpur was a Vidhan Sabha constituency in 1951. The seat was won by Basanta Kumar Panigrahi of Bharatiya Jana Sangha.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Mohanpur block had a total population of 96,315, out of which 49,111 were males and 47,204 were females. Mohanpur block registered a population growth of 14.95 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.45 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund". Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.