Tamluk subdivision

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Tamluk subdivision
তমলুক মহকুমা
subdivision
Tamluk subdivision is located in West Bengal
Tamluk subdivision
Tamluk subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°18′N 87°55′E / 22.30°N 87.92°E / 22.30; 87.92Coordinates: 22°18′N 87°55′E / 22.30°N 87.92°E / 22.30; 87.92
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
Headquarters Tamluk
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Tamluk subdivision is a subdivision of the Purba Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Tamluk municipality, Panskura municipality and seven community development blocks: Nandakumar, Mayna, Tamluk, Shahid Matangini, Panskura–I, Panskura–II and Chandipur (Nandigram–III). The seven blocks contain 82 gram panchayats and five census towns. The subdivision has its headquarters at Tamluk.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Tamluk municipality and Panskura municipality, the subdivision contains five census towns and rural areas of 82 gram panchayats under seven community development blocks: Nandakumar, Mayna, Tamluk, Shahid Matangini, Panskura–I, Panskura–II and Chandipur (Nandigram–III).[1] The five census towns are: Goasafat, Dakshin Baguan, Kakdihi, Bahirgram and Uttar Latabari and Kolaghat.[2] Panskura municipality was established in 2001.[3]

Blocks[edit]

Nandakumar block[edit]

Rural area under Nandakumar block consists of 12 gram panchayats, viz. Byabattarhat Paschim, Bargodagodar, Kalyanpur, Seoraberia Jalpai–I, Basudevpur, Kumarara, Seoraberia Jalpai–II, Byabattarhat Purba, Chakshimulia, Kumarchak, Shitalpur Paschim and Dakshin Narikelda.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Nandakumar police station serves this block.[4] Headquarters of this block is in Nandakumar.[5]

Moyna block[edit]

Rural area under Moyna block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Bakcha, Mayna–I, Naichanpur–II, Srikantha, Mayna–II, Paramanandapur, Tilkhoja, Gozina, Naichanpir–I and Ramchak.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Goasafat.[2] Moyna and Nandakumar police stations serve this block.[4] Headquarters of this block is in Mayna.[5]

Tamluk block[edit]

Rural area under Tamluk block consists of 12 gram panchayats, viz. Anantapur–I, Bishnubarh–II, Padumpur–II, Sreerampur–I, Anantapur–II, Nilkunthia, Pipulberia–I, Sreerampur–II, Bishnubarh–I, Padumpur–I, Pipulberia–II, Uttar Sonamui.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Dakshin Baguan.[2] Tamluk police station serves this block.[4] Headquarters of this block is in Naikuri.[5]

Shahid Matangini block[edit]

Rural area under Sahid Matangini block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Balluk–I, Kakharda, Raghunathpur–I, Shantipur–II, Balluk–II, Kharui–I, Raghunathpur–II, Dhalhara, Kharui–II and Shantipur–I.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Kakdihi.[2] Tamluk and Kolaghat police stations serve this block.[4] Headquarters of this block is in Burarihat.[5]

Panskura–I block[edit]

Rural area under Panskura–I block consists of 14 gram panchayats, viz. Chaitanyapur–I, Haur, Panskura–I, Radhaballavchak, Chaitanyapur–II, Keshapat, Pratappur–I, Raghunathbari, Ghoshpur, Khandakhola, Pratappur–II, Gobindanagar, Mysora and Purusottampur.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Bahirgram.[2] Panskura police station serves this block.[4] Headquarters of this block is in Panskura.[5]

Kolaghat (erstwhile Panskura–II block)[edit]

Rural area under Panskura–II block consists of 13 gram panchayats, viz. Amalhanda, Deriachak, Kola–II, Sidhha–II, Baishnabchak, Gopalnagar, Pulshita, Bhogpur,

Khanyadihi,[edit]

Sagarbarh, Brindabanchak, Kola–I and Siddha–I.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Kolaghat.[2] Panskura and Kolaghat police stations serve this block.[4] Headquarters of this block is in Kolaghat.[5]

Chandipur block[edit]

Rural area under Chandipur block, which is also known as Nandigram–III block,[6] consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Brajalalchak, Chaukhali, Jalpai, Osmanpur, Brindabanpur–I, Dibakarpur, Kulbari, Brindabanpur–II, Iswarpur and Nandapur Baraghuni.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Chandipur police station serves this block.[4] Headquarters of this block is in Mathchandipur.[5]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[7]

  • The area under the Tamluk municipality, the Shahid Matangini block, and four gram panchayats under the Tamluk block — Bishnubarh–II, Pipulberia–I, Pipulberia–II and Uttar Sonamui — will form the Tamluk assembly constituency of West Bengal.
  • The area under Panskura–I block will form the Panskura Paschim assembly constituency.
  • The area under Panskura–II block will form the Panskura Purba assembly constituency.
  • The Moyna block and five gram panchayats under the Tamluk block — Anantapur–I, Anantapur–II, Nilkunthia, Sreerampur–I and Sreerampur–II — will together form the area defining the Moyna assembly constituency.
  • The Nandakumar block and three gram panchayats under the Tamluk block — Bishnubarh–I, Padumpur–I and Padumpur–II — will form the Nandakumar assembly constituency.
  • The Chandipur block will be part of the area defining the Chandipur assembly constituency.
  • The constituencies of Tamluk, Panskura Purba, Moyna and Nandakumar will be assembly segments of the Tamluk (Lok Sabha constituency).
  • The Chandipur constituency will be an assembly segment of the Kanthi (Lok Sabha constituency).
  • The Panskura Paschim constituency will be an assembly segment of the Ghatal (Lok Sabha constituency).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "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 2008-12-21. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "District Wise List of Statutory Towns( Municipal Corporation,Municipality,Notified Area and Cantonment Board) , Census Towns and Outgrowths, West Bengal, 2001". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-21. 
  3. ^ "Municipalities: Panskura Municipality". Department of Urban Development, West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-21. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "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 2008-12-21. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  6. ^ "Administration Setup". Official website of Purba Medinipur district. Retrieved 2008-12-21. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 17, 25. Retrieved 2009-01-20.