Suti I (community development block)

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Suti I
সূতী I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Suti I is located in West Bengal
Suti I
Suti I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°37′23″N 88°01′26″E / 24.623°N 88.024°E / 24.623; 88.024Coordinates: 24°37′23″N 88°01′26″E / 24.623°N 88.024°E / 24.623; 88.024
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Area
 • Total 138.84 km2 (53.61 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 139,419
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Suti, Jangipur, Raghunathganj
Website murshidbad.nic.in

Suti I (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 Ahiran. There is one census towns in this block: Fatellapur.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Suti is located at 24°37′23″N 88°01′26″E / 24.623°N 88.024°E / 24.623; 88.024

Suti I community development block has an area of 138.84 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats in Suti I block/ panchayat samiti are: Ahiran, Bahutali, Bansabati, Harua, Nurpur and Sadikpur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Suti I block has a total population of 139,419, out of which 70,554 were males and 68,865 were females. Suti I block registered a population growth of 25.03 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 I block.

Healthcare[edit]

Suti I 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.