Old Malda (community development block)

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Old Malda
পুরানো মালদা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Old Malda is located in West Bengal
Old Malda
Old Malda
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°03′23″N 88°12′42″E / 25.0563600°N 88.2117600°E / 25.0563600; 88.2117600Coordinates: 25°03′23″N 88°12′42″E / 25.0563600°N 88.2117600°E / 25.0563600; 88.2117600
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Area
 • Total 228 km2 (88 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 131,230
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Maldaha
Website malda.nic.in

Old Malda (community development block) is an administrative division in Malda Sadar subdivision of Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Maldah police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Narayanpur.[1]

Geography[edit]

Jatradanga, a constituent panchayat of Old Malda community development block, is located at 25°03′23″N 88°12′42″E / 25.0563600°N 88.2117600°E / 25.0563600; 88.2117600.

Old Malda community development block has an area of 228 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Old Malda block/ panchayat samiti are: Mahishbathani, Bhabuk, Jatradanga, Mangalbari, Sahapur and Muchia.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Old Malda block has a total population of 131,230 out of which 67,592 were males and 63,638 were females. Old Malda block registered a population growth of -1.33 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade.[4] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Malda district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Old Malda at a Glance". Maldah District. District administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  3. ^ "GPwise Population of Malda district". Malda district. Malda district administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Maldah District (06). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20.