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Sarkhel Para, Baduria
Sarkhel Para, Baduria
Baduria is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Baduria is located in India
Baduria (India)
Coordinates: 22°44′N 88°47′E / 22.74°N 88.79°E / 22.74; 88.79Coordinates: 22°44′N 88°47′E / 22.74°N 88.79°E / 22.74; 88.79
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyBaduria Municipality
 • Municipality ChairmanTusher Singha
8 m (26 ft)
 • Total47,418
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Lok Sabha constituencyBasirhat
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBaduria

Baduria is a city and a municipality in Basirhat subdivision[1] of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.


Baduria is located at 22°44′N 88°47′E / 22.74°N 88.79°E / 22.74; 88.79.[2] It has an average elevation of 8 metres (26 feet).

The headquarters of Baduria CD Block at Iswarigachha are located just outside the municipal limits of Buduria town.[3]

Police station[edit]

Baduria police station covers an area of 218 km2 and serves a population of 305,000. It has jurisdiction over Baduria municipal area and Baduria CD Block. It has two outposts: Baduria town outpost and Puro outpost. There is a totally unfenced international border stretching across 2.5 km.[4]


As per the 2011 Census of India, Baduria had a total population of 52,493, of which 26,799 (51%) were males and 25,694 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 5,185. The total number of literates in Baduria was 38,770 (81.95% of the population over 6 years).[5]

As of 2001 India census,[6] Baduria had a population of 47,418. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Baduria has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 55% of the males and 45% of females literate. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


State Highway 3 (locally known as Habra-Baisrhat Road) passes through Baduria.[7][8]


Baduria Dilip Kumar Memorial Institution (co-educational), Baduria L.M.S. High School (co-educational) and Baduria L.M.S. Girls High School (girls only) are higher secondary schools located in Baduria.[9]


Rudrapur (Baduria) Rural Hospital with 60 beds functions as the main medical facility in Baduria CD Block. There are primary health centres at Dakshin Chatra (with 6 beds), Jadurhati (with 6 beds), and Model Belghoria (Bajitpur PHC with 10 beds).[10]

See also[edit]

Baduria picture gallery[edit]


  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Baduria
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Page 481: Map of Baduria CD Block, also showing Baduria municipal area. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  4. ^ "North 24 Parganas Dist. Police". Know Your Police Station. District Police. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  5. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  7. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  8. ^ Google maps
  9. ^ "Exam Venue". West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  10. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 29 May 2018.