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Census Town
Badhagachhi is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Badhagachhi is located in India
Badhagachhi (India)
Coordinates: 23°11′55″N 88°24′32″E / 23.19871°N 88.40894°E / 23.19871; 88.40894Coordinates: 23°11′55″N 88°24′32″E / 23.19871°N 88.40894°E / 23.19871; 88.40894
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,052
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Hooghly
Vidhan Sabha constituency Balagarh

Badhagachhi is a census town in Balagarh CD Block in Chinsurah subdivision of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is under Balagarh police station.[1]


Badhagachhi is located at 23°11′53″N 88°24′32″E / 23.19817°N 88.40894°E / 23.19817; 88.40894


As per 2011 Census of India Badhagachhi had a total population of 5,052 of which 2,995 (51%) were males and 2,457 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 435. The total number of literates in Badhagachhi was 3,994 (86.51 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Badhagachhi had a population of 4718. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Badhagachhi has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.