Barhampur subdivision

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Barhampur subdivision
বহরমপুর মহকুমা
subdivision
Barhampur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Barhampur subdivision
Barhampur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°06′N 88°15′E / 24.10°N 88.25°E / 24.10; 88.25Coordinates: 24°06′N 88°15′E / 24.10°N 88.25°E / 24.10; 88.25
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Headquarters Baharampur
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Barhampur subdivision is a subdivision of the Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Baharampur municipality, Beldanga municipality, and five community development blocks: Berhampore, Beldanga–I, Beldanga–II, Hariharpara and Naoda. The five blocks contain 61 gram panchayats and three census towns. The subdivision has its headquarters at Baharampur.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Baharampur municipality and Beldanga municipality, the subdivision contains three census towns and rural areas of 61 gram panchayats under five community development blocks: Berhampore, Beldanga–I, Beldanga–II, Hariharpara and Naoda.[1] The three census towns are: Kasimbazar, Goaljan and Gora Bazar.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Berhampore block[edit]

Rural area under Berhampore block consists of 17 gram panchayats, viz. Bhakuri–I, Haridasmati, Niyallispara Goaljan, Rangamati Chandpara, Bhakuri–II, Hatinagar, Radharghat–II, Chhaighari, Madanpur, Radharghat–I, Satui Chaurigachha, Daulatabad, Manindranagar, Rajdharpara, Gurudaspur, Naodapanur and Sahajadpur.[1] Urban area under this block consists of three census towns: Kasimbazar, Goaljan and Gora Bazar.[2] Berhampore Town and Daulatabad police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Berhampore.[4]

Beldanga–I block[edit]

Rural area under Beldanga–I block consists of 13 gram panchayats, viz. Begunbari, Chaitannapur–II, Mahula–I, Sujapur–Kumarpur, Bhabta–I, Debkundu, Mahula–II, Bhabta–II, Kapasdanga, Mirjapur–I, Chaitannapur–I, Madda and Mirjapur–II.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Beldanga police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Beldanga.[4]

Beldanga–II block[edit]

Rural area under Beldanga–II block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Andulberia–I, Kashipur, Rampara–II, Andulberia–II, Ramnagar Bachhra, Shaktipur, Dadpur, Somepara–I, Kamnagar, Rampara–I and Somepara–II.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Rejinagar police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Shaktipur.[4]

Hariharpara block[edit]

Rural area under Hariharpara block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Beharia, Hariharpara, Malopara, Swaruppur, Choa, Humaipur, Raipur, Dharampur, Khidirpur and Rukunpur.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Hariharpara police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Hariharpara.[4]

Naoda block[edit]

Rural area under Naoda block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Bali–I, Kedarchandpur–I, Naoda, Sarangpur, Bali–II, Kedarchandpur–II, Patikabari, Chandpur, Madhupur and Raipur.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Naoda police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Amtala.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal, four gram panchayats under the Baharampur block, viz. Niyallispara Goaljan, Radharghat–I, Radharghat–II and Sahajadpur will be part of the Nabagram assembly constituency of West Bengal. The Satui Chaurigachha gram panchayat under the Baharampur block will be part of Kandi assembly constituency. The gram panchayats of Begunbari, Kapasdanga and Mirjapur–I under the Beldanga–I block along with the area under the Beldanga–II block will constitute the Rejinagar assembly constituency. Six gram panchayats under Beldanga–I block, viz. Bhabta–I, Bhabta–II, Debkundu, Mirjapur–II, Mahula–I and Sujapur–Kumarpur, along with the Beldanga municipality and five gram panchayats under the Baharampur block, viz. Bhakuri–II, Haridasmati, Naodapanur, Rajdharpara and Rangamati Chandpara, together will form the Beldanga assembly constituency. The Baharampur municipality along with five gram panchayats under the Baharampur block, viz. Bhakuri–I, Daulatabad, Gurudaspur, Hatinagar and Manindranagar, will form the Baharampur assembly constituency. The Hariharpara block along with two gram panchayats under the Baharampur block, viz. Chhaighari and Madanpur, will form the Hariharpara assembly constituency. The Naoda block along with four gram panchayats under the Beldanga–I block, viz. Chaitannapur–II, Mahula–II, Chaitannapur–I and Madda, will form the Naoda assembly constituency. Nabagram constituency will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates. This constituency will be part of the Jangipur (Lok Sabha constituency). Kandi, Rejinagar, Beldanga, Baharampur and Naoda will be assembly segments of the Baharampur (Lok Sabha constituency). Hariharpara assembly constituency will be part of the Murshidabad (Lok Sabha constituency).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "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. Retrieved 2008-12-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "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. Retrieved 2008-12-22. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "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 2008-12-22. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad 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. 8–9, 23. Retrieved 2009-01-12.