Barasat Sadar subdivision

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Barasat Sadar subdivision
বারাসাত সদর মহকুমা
subdivision
Barasat Sadar subdivision is located in West Bengal
Barasat Sadar subdivision
Barasat Sadar subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°43′N 88°29′E / 22.72°N 88.48°E / 22.72; 88.48Coordinates: 22°43′N 88°29′E / 22.72°N 88.48°E / 22.72; 88.48
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Headquarters Barasat
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Barasat Sadar subdivision is a subdivision of the North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of five municipalities (Barasat, Habra, Ashoknagar Kalyangarh, Madhyamgram and Gobardanga) and seven community development blocks: Barasat–I, Barasat–II, Amdanga, Deganga, Habra–I, Habra–II and Rajarhat. These seven blocks contain seven census towns and 58 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Barasat.

Area[edit]

Apart from the municipalities of Barasat, Habra, Ashoknagar Kalyangarh, Madhyamgram and Gobardanga, the subdivision contains seven census towns and rural areas of 58 gram panchayats under seven community development blocks: Barasat–I, Barasat–II, Amdanga, Deganga, Habra–I, Habra–II and Rajarhat.[1] The census towns are: Bamangachhi, Duttapukur, Nokpul, Maslandapur, Sadpur, Bara Bamonia, Guma and Raigachhi.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Barasat–I block[edit]

Rural area under Barasat–I block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Chhoto Jagulia, Ichhapur–Nilganj, Kotra, Purba Khilkapur, Dattapukur–I, Kadambagachhi, Paschim Khilkapur, Dattapukur–II and Kashimpur.[1] Urban area under this block consists of census towns like:Bamangachhi, Duttapukur.[2] Barasat police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Chhota Jagulia.[4]

Barasat–II block[edit]

Rural area under Barasat–II block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Chandigarh–Rohanda, Falti Beliaghata, Kemia Khamarpara, Kirtipur–I, Dadpur, Kiritipur–II and Shason.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Barasat and Airport police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Krishnapur.[4]

Amdanga block[edit]

Rural area under Amdanga block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Adhata, Bodai, Maricha, Amdanga, Chandigarh, Sadhanpur, Beraberia and Taraberia.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Amdanga police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Amdanga.[4]

Deganga block[edit]

Rural area under Deganga block consists of 13 gram panchayats, viz. Amulia, Champatala, Hadipur Jhikra–I, Sohai–Shwetpur, Berachampa–I, Chaurashi, Hadipur Jhikra–II, Berachampa–II, Deganga–I, Kolsur, Chakla, Deganga–II and Nurnagar.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Deganga police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Debalay.[4]

Habra–I block[edit]

Rural area under Habra–I block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Bargum–I, Kumra, Machhlandapur–II, Rautara, Bargum–II, Machhlandapur–I and Prithiba.[1] Urban area under this block consists of three census towns: Nokpul, Maslandapur and Sadpur.[2] Habra police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Prafullanagar.[4]

Habra–II block[edit]

Rural area under Habra–II block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Banspole, Bhurkunda, Guma–I, Rajibpur Bira, Beraberi, Dighara Malikberia, Guma–II and Srikrishnapur.[1] Urban area under this block consists of two census towns: Bara Bamonia and Guma.[2] Ashokenagar police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Guma.[4]

Rajarhat block[edit]

Rural area under Rajarhat block consists of six gram panchayats, viz. Chandpur, Mahisbathan–II, Rajarhat Bishnupur–I, Jangrahatiara–II, Patharghata and Rajarhat Bishnupur–II.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Raigachhi.[2] Rajarhat police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Rajarhat.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal, the Gobardanga municipality and three gram panchayats under the Habra–I block, viz. Bargum–I, Bargum–II and Machhlandapur–I, will be part of the area covered by the Gaighata assembly constituency of West Bengal. The other four gram panchayats under the Habra–I block, viz. Kumra, Machhlandapur–II, Prithiba and Rautara, and the Habra municipality will together form the Habra assembly constituency. The Ashoknagar Kalyangarh municipality and the Habra–II block will form the Ashoknagar assembly constituency. The Amdanga block and three gram panchayats of Barasat–I block, viz. Dattapukur–I, Dattapukur–II and Kashimpur, will together form the Amdanga assembly constituency. The Rajarhat New Town assembly constituency is consist of the area covered by the Rajarhat block and the wards of Bidhan nagar Municipal Corporation . The other some wards of Bidhan nagar Municipal Corporation part of the Rajarhat Gopalpur assembly constituency along with some wards of South Dumdum Municipality. The Madhyamgram municipality and three gram panchayats under the Barasat–I block, viz. Ichhapur–Nilganj, Paschim Khilkapur and Purba Khilkapur, and two gram panchayats under the Barasat–II block, viz. Chandigarh–Rohanda and Kemia Khamarpara, will together form the Madhyamgram assembly constituency. The Barasat municipality and the Chhoto Jagulia gram panchayat under the Barasat–I block will together form the Barasat assembly constituency. Two gram panchayats under the Barasat–I block, viz. Kadambagachhi and Kotra, and nine gram panchayats under the Deganga block, viz. Amulia, Berachampa–I, Berachampa–II, Chakla, Chaurasi, Hadipur Jhikra–I, Kolsur, Nurnagar and Sohai–Shwetpur, will together form the Deganga assembly constituency. The area defining the Haroa assembly constituency will include five gram panchayats under the Barasat–II block, viz. Falti Beliaghata, Kirtipur–I, Dadpur, Kiritipur–II and Shasan, four gram panchayats under the Deganga block, viz. Champatala, Hadipur Jhikra–II, Deganga–I, Deganga–II. The Gaighata constituency will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates; it will be an assembly segment of the Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates. Rajarhat Gopalpur constituency will be an assembly segment of the Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency). The assembly constituencies of Habra, Ashoknagar, Rajarhat New Town, Madhyamgram, Barasat and Deganga will be segments of the Barasat (Lok Sabha constituency). Amganga assembly constituency will be a segment of the Barrackpur (Lok Sabha constituency). Haroa assembly constituency will be part of the Basirhat (Lok Sabha constituency).[5]

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. Archived from the original on February 25, 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  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. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  3. ^ 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 2008-12-25. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Contact details of Block Development Officers". North 24 Parganas district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  5. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 10–12, 24. Retrieved 2009-01-14.