New Barrackpore

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New Barrackpur
নিউ ব্যারাকপুর
town
New Barrackpur is located in West Bengal
New Barrackpur
New Barrackpur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°42′N 88°27′E / 22.7°N 88.45°E / 22.7; 88.45Coordinates: 22°42′N 88°27′E / 22.7°N 88.45°E / 22.7; 88.45
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Founded by Haripada Biswas
Government
 • Municipality Chairman Nirmika Bagchi (Trinamool Congress) [1]
Population (2001)
 • Total 83,183
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91 33
Lok Sabha constituency Dum Dum
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dum Dum Uttar
Website north24parganas.nic.in

New Barrackpore (also spelt New Barrackpur) is a town and a municipality under Ghola police station of Barrackpore subdivision.[2] in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

New Barrackpore is 17 km from Sealdah Station on the Sealdah-Bangaon branch line of Eastern Railway.[3] It is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system. New Barrackpore is 22 km from Sealdah by road.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Indian census,[4] New Barrackpore had a population of 83,183. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. In New Barrackpore, 7% of the population is under 6 years of age.The literacy rate is 95.19% where the male literacy rate is 97.66% and female literacy rate is 92.72%. The census for the year 2011 is soon to be published.

Education[edit]

New Barrackpore have three nos. college which is B.T.College,Acharya Praphulla Chandra College,Acharya Praphulla Chandra College for commerce. Higher Secondary school for boys is New Barrackpore colony Boys High School,Masunda Boys High School,Kodaliya Boys High School,Sahara Boys High School,Satinsen Nagar Boys High School, Higher Secondary school for girls is New Barrackpore colony Girls High School,Masunda Girls High School, Tapati Balika Vidhyabithi,Sahara Girls High School.

Temples[edit]

Choto Bot Tala Kali Temples is very famous for local people.There are a famous Ma Samsan Kali Temple at Shajirhat.

History[edit]

New Barrack pore population based on refugee from Bangladesh formally East Pakistan from 1950 onward.

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