Tehatta II (community development block)

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Tehatta II
তেহট্ট II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Tehatta II is located in West Bengal
Tehatta II
Tehatta II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°47′00″N 88°27′00″E / 23.7833330°N 88.4500000°E / 23.7833330; 88.4500000Coordinates: 23°47′00″N 88°27′00″E / 23.7833330°N 88.4500000°E / 23.7833330; 88.4500000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Area
 • Total 172.50 km2 (66.60 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 134,113
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Krishnanagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Palashipara
Website nadia.nic.in

Tehatta II (community development block) is an administrative division in Tehatta subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Tehatta police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Palashipara.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Palashipara is located at 23°47′00″N 88°27′00″E / 23.7833330°N 88.4500000°E / 23.7833330; 88.4500000.

Tehatta II community development block has an area of 172.50  km2.[2]

Palashipara is about 18 km from Palashi, where the famous Battle of Plassey was fought in 1757. Jalangi River flows on its eastern side.[3]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Tehatta II block/ panchayat samiti are: Barnia, Gopinathpur, Hanspukuria, Palashipara, Polsunda I, Polsunda II and Sahebnagar.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Tehatta II block had a total population 134,113, out of which 68,737 were males and 65,376 were females. Tehatta II block registered a population growth of 16.96 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 19.51 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]

Culture[edit]

Attractions in the area are – Sonargouranga temple (with the golden statue of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu), Chandroday temple and a church.[3]

Education[edit]

Palashipara Mahatma Gandhi Smriti Vidyapith ,Siddheswaritala Institution

Healthcare[edit]

Tehatta II block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Nadia district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Nadia district (10). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ a b "Palshipara". india9.com. Retrieved 2007-10-07. 
  4. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  6. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-03-25.