Rajganj (community development block)

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Rajganj
রাজগঞ্জ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Rajganj is located in West Bengal
Rajganj
Rajganj
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°33′22″N 88°30′31″E / 26.556111°N 88.508611°E / 26.556111; 88.508611Coordinates: 26°33′22″N 88°30′31″E / 26.556111°N 88.508611°E / 26.556111; 88.508611
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Area
 • Total 613.96 km2 (237.05 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 287,615
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Rajganj, Dabgram-Phulbari
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Rajganj (community development block) is an administrative division in Jalpaiguri Sadar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Rajganj and Bhaktinagar police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Rajganj.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Rajganj is located at 26°33′22″N 88°30′31″E / 26.556111°N 88.508611°E / 26.556111; 88.508611.

Rajganj community development block has an area of 613.96  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Rajganj block/ panchayat samiti are: Binnaguri, Dabgram I, Dabgram II, Fulbari I, Fulbari II, Kukurjan, Majhiali, Mantadari, Panikouri, Sanyashikata, Shikarpur and Sukhani.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Rajganj block had a total population of 287,615, out of which 150,481 were males and 137,134 were females. Rajganj block registered a negative population growth of -8.43 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 21.52 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009". Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.