Rampurhat subdivision

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Rampurhat subdivision
রামপুরহাট মহকুমা
subdivision
Rampurhat subdivision is located in West Bengal
Rampurhat subdivision
Rampurhat subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°10′N 87°47′E / 24.17°N 87.78°E / 24.17; 87.78Coordinates: 24°10′N 87°47′E / 24.17°N 87.78°E / 24.17; 87.78
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Headquarters Rampurhat
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Rampurhat subdivision is a subdivision of the Birbhum district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Rampurhat municipality, Nalhati municipality and eight community development blocks: Mayureswar–I, Mayureswar–II, Rampurhat–I, Rampurhat–II, Murarai–I, Murarai–II, Nalhati–I and Nalhati–II. The eight blocks contain 65 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Rampurhat.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Rampurhat municipality and Nalhati municipality, the subdivision contains rural areas of 65 gram panchayats under eight community development blocks: Mayureswar–I, Mayureswar–II, Rampurhat–I, Rampurhat–II, Murarai–I, Murarai–II, Nalhati–I and Nalhati–II.[1]

Blocks[edit]

Mayureswar–I block[edit]

Mayureswar–I block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Baraturigram, Dakshingram, Mollarpur–I, Bajitpur, Jhikodda, Mollarpur–II, Dabuk, Kanachi and Talowan.[1] Mayureswar police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Mallarpur.[3]

Mayureswar–II block[edit]

Mayureswar–II block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Daspalsa, Kaleswar, Mayureswar, Ulkunda, Dheka, Kundola and Satpalsa.[1] Mayureswar police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Kotasur.[3]

Rampurhat–I block[edit]

Rampurhat — I block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Ayas, Dakhalbati, Kusumba, Bonhat, Kasthogora, Mashra, Barshal, Kharun and Narayanpur.[1] Rampurhat and Margram police stations serve this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Rampurhat.[3]

Rampurhat–II block[edit]

Rampurhat–II block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Bishnupur, Hansan–I, Margram–I, Budhigram, Hansan–II, Margram–II, Dunigram, Kaluha and Sahapur.[1] Margram police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Rampurhat.[3]

Murarai–I block[edit]

Murarai–I block consists of rural areas with seven gram panchayats, viz. Chatra, Gorsha, Murarai, Rajgram, Dumurgram, Mahurapur and Palsa.[1] Murarai police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Murarai.[3]

Murarai–II block[edit]

Murarai–II block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Amdole, Kushmore–II, Paikar–I, Jajigram, Mitrapur, Paikar–II, Kushmore–I, Nandigram and Rudranagar.[1] Murarai police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Paikar.[3]

Nalhati–I block[edit]

Nalhati–I block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Banior, Haridaspur, Kaitha–II, Barla, Kalitha, Kurumgram, Bautia, Kaitha–I and Paikpara.[1] Nalhati police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Nalhati.[3]

Nalhati–II block[edit]

Nalhati–II block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Bara–I, Bhadrapur–I, Noapara, Bara–II, Bhadrapur–II and Shitalgram.[1] Nalhati police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Lohapur.[3]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[4]

  • The municipal area of Rampurhat and the area under the Rampurhat–I block will be part of the domain of the Rampurhat assembly constituency.
  • The Rampurhat–II block and the Nalhati–II block will form the Hansan assembly constituency.
  • The Mayureswar–I block and the Mayureswar–II block will together form the Mayureswar assembly constituency.
  • The Nalhati–I block and the gram panchayats of Kushmore–I, Kushmore–II and Rudranagar under the Murarai–II block will form the domain of the Nalhati assembly constituency.
  • The other gram panchayats under the Murarai&II block as well as the area under the Murarai–I block will form the Murarai assembly constituency.
  • The Mayureswar constituency will be an assembly segment of the Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.
  • The constituencies of Rampurhat, Hansan, Nalhati and Murarai will be assembly segments of the Birbhum (Lok Sabha constituency).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 2008-03-19. Retrieved 2008-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "List of Districts/C.D.Blocks/ Police Stations with Code No., Number of G.Ps and Number of Mouzas". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-16. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-26. 
  4. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 22, 25. Retrieved 2009-01-25.