Suti II (community development block)

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Suti II
সূতী II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Suti II is located in West Bengal
Suti II
Suti II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°35′53″N 88°02′02″E / 24.598°N 88.034°E / 24.598; 88.034Coordinates: 24°35′53″N 88°02′02″E / 24.598°N 88.034°E / 24.598; 88.034
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Area
 • Total 94.86 km2 (36.63 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 213,069
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Suti
Website murshidbad.nic.in

Suti II (community development block) is an administrative division in Jangipur subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Suti police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Dafahat. There are four census towns in this block: Aurangabad, Paschim Punropara, Dafahat and Jagtaj.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Aurangabad, a census town in Suti II block, is located at 24°35′53″N 88°02′02″E / 24.598°N 88.034°E / 24.598; 88.034

Suti II community development block has an area of 94.86 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats in Suti II block/ panchayat samiti are: Aurangabad I, Aurangabad II, Bajitpur, Jagtai I, Jagtai II, Kashimnagar, Laxmipur, Mahesail I, Mahesail II and Umrapur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Suti II block has a total population of 213,069, out of which 107,506 were males and 105,563 were females. Suti II block registered a population growth of 35.05 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 34 passes through Suti II block.

Healthcare[edit]

Suti II block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12". Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17.