Bankura Sadar subdivision
|Bankura Sadar subdivision
বাঁকুড়া সদর মহকুমা
|• Total||2,596.11 km2 (1,002.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||ISO 3166-2:IN|
Bankura Sadar subdivision has an area of 2,596.11 km2, population in 2011 of 1,439,148 and density of population of 554 per km2. 40.1 % 0f the population of the district resides in this subdivision.
Bankura Sadar subdivision has 9 police stations, 8 community development blocks, 8 panchayat samitis, 75 gram panchayats, 1,384 inhabited villages, 1 municipality and 4 census towns. Bankura is the only municipality in this subdivision. The census towns are: Jhanti Pahari, Barjora, Bhutgerya and Beliatore. The subdivision has its headquarters at Bankura.
Police stations in Bankura Sadar subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction: 
|Police Station||Area covered
|Municipal Town||CD Block|
|Bankura||439||Bankura||Bankura I, Bankura II|
|Bankura Sadar Women||-||Bankura||All blocks in
Bankura Sadar subdivision
|SC %||ST %||Literacy
- Bankura I block consists of six gram panchayats: Anchuri, Jagadalla–I, Kalapathar, Andharthole, Jagadalla–II and Kenjakura.
- Bankura II block consists of seven gram panchayats: Bikna, Kosthia, Narrah, Sanbandha, Janbedia, Mankanali and Purandarpur.
- Barjora block consists of 11 gram panchayats: Barjora, Chhandar, Hatasuria, Pokhonna, Beliator, Ghutgoria, Khanrari, Shaharjora, Brindabanpur, Godardihi and Maliyara.
- Chhatna block consists of: Arrah, Dhaban, Jirrah, Teghari, Cheenabari, Ghoshergram, Metyala, Chhatna–I, Jamtora, Shaldiha, Chhatna–II, Jhunjhka and Shushunia.
- Gangajalghati block consists of: Banasuria, Gangajalghati, Lachhmanpur, Piraboni, Barashal, Gobindadham, Latiaboni, Bhaktabandh, Kapista and Nityanandapur.
- Mejia block consists of: Ardhagram, Kushtor, Ramchandrapur, Banjora and Mejia. Mejia police station serves this block.
- Onda block consists of: Chingani, Lodna, Nikunjapur, Ramsagar, Churamonipur, Majdiha, Onda–I, Ratanpur, Kalyani, Medinipur, Onda–II, Santor, Kantabari, Nakaijuri and Punisole.
- Saltora block consists of: Bamuntor, Gogra, Pabra, Saltora, Dhekia, Kanuri, Salma and Tiluri.
- The municipal area of Bankura, the Bankura–I block, and the gram panchayats of Janbedia, Mankanali and Purandarpur under the Bankura–II block will together form the Bankura assembly constituency of West Bengal.
- The other four gram panchayats under the Bankura–II block and the area under the Onda block will define the area under the Onda assembly constituency.
- The Chhatna block will be part of the Chhatna assembly constituency.
- The Saltora block, the Mejhia block, and the gram panchayats of Banasuria, Barashal, Lachhmanpur and Latiaboni under the Gangajalghati block will together define the domain of the Saltora assembly constituency.
- The other six gram panchayats under the Gangajalghati block and the area under the Barjora block will together form the Barjora assembly constituency.
- The Saltora constituency will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.
- The constituencies of Saltora, Bankura and Chhatna will be assembly segments of the Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency).
- The constituencies of Onda and Barjora will be an assembly segment of the Bishnupur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates.
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