Basirhat subdivision

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Basirhat subdivision
subdivision
Basirhat subdivision is located in West Bengal
Basirhat subdivision
Basirhat subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°40′N 88°53′E / 22.66°N 88.89°E / 22.66; 88.89Coordinates: 22°40′N 88°53′E / 22.66°N 88.89°E / 22.66; 88.89
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Headquarters Basirhat
Area
 • Total 1,744.57 km2 (673.58 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 20,82,870
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Basirhat subdivision is a subdivision of the North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of three municipalities (Basirhat, Baduria and Taki) and ten community development blocks: Baduria, Basirhat–I, Basirhat–II, Haroa, Hasnabad, Hingalganj, Minakhan, Sandeshkhali–I and Sandeshkhali–II and Swarupnagar. The ten blocks contain one census town and 90 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Basirhat.

Area[edit]

Apart from the municipalities of Basirhat(www.basirhatmunicipality.in), Baduria and Taki, the subdivision contains one census town and rural areas of 90 gram panchayats under ten community development blocks: Baduria, Basirhat–I, Basirhat–II, Haroa, Hasnabad, Hingalganj, Minakhan, Sandeshkhali–I and Sandeshkhali–II and Swarupnagar.[1] The only census town is: Dhanyakuria.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Baduria block[edit]

Rural area under Baduria block consists of 14 gram panchayats, viz. Aturia, Chatra, Jadurhati Uttar, Sayestanagar–II, Bagjola, Jagannathpur, Raghunathpur, Jadurhati Dakshin, Bajitpur, Jasikati Atghara, Ramchandrapur Uday, Chandipur, Nayabastia Milani and Sayestanagar–I.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Baduria police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Baduria.[4]

Basirhat–I block[edit]

Rural area under Basirhat–I block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Gachha Akharpur, Itinda Panitore, Pifa, Swetpur Sankchura Bagundi, Gotra, nimiya ke Daliya Kodalia and Sangrampur Shibati.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Basirhat police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Basirhat.[4]

Basirhat–II block[edit]

Rural area under Basirhat–II block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Begumpur Bibipur, Dhanyakuria, Kholapota, Ghorarash Kulingram, Rajendrapur, Chaita Shrinagar Metia, Champapukur and Kachua.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Dhanyakuria.[2] Basirhat police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is Basirhat.[4]

Haroa block[edit]

Rural area under Haroa block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Bakjuri, Haroa, Shalipur, Gopalpur–I, Khasbalanda, Sonapukur Sankarpur, Gopalpur–II and Kulti.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Haroa police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Haroa.[4]

Hasnabad block[edit]

Rural area under Hasnabad block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Amlani, Bhabanipur–I, Hasnabad, Patlikhanpur, Barunhat Rameswarpur, Bhabanipur–II, Makhalgachha, Bhebia and Murarisha.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Hasnabad police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Hasnabad.[4]

Hingalganj block[edit]

Rural area under Hingalganj block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Bishpur, Hingalganj, Rupamari, Dulduli, Jogeshganj, Sahebkhali, Gobindakati, Kalitala and Sandelerbil.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Hingalganj and Hasnabad police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Hingalganj.[4]

Minakhan block[edit]

Rural area under Minakhan block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Atpukur, Chaital, Dhuturdaha, Minakhan, Bamanpukur, Champali, Kumarjole and Mohanpur.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Minakhan and Haroa police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Minakhan.[4]

Sandeshkhali–I block[edit]

Rural area under Sandeshkhali–I block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Bayermari–I, Kalinagar, Sarberia Agarhati, Bayermari–II, Nazat–I, Sehera Radhanagar, Hatgachha and Nazat–II.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Sandeshkhali police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Najata Hatkhali.[4]

Sandeshkhali–II block[edit]

Rural area under Sandeshkhali–II block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Bermajur–I, Durgamandop, Khulna, Manipur, Bermajur–II, Jeliakhali, Korakati and Sandeshkhali.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Sandeshkhali police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Kumarjola.[4]

Swarupnagar block[edit]

Rural area under Swarupnagar block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Balti Nityanandakati, Bithari Hakimpur, Kaijuri, Swarupnagar Banglani, Charghat, Saguna, Bankra Gokulpur, Gobindapur, Sharapul Nirman and Tepur Mirzapur.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Swarupnagar police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Swarupnagar.[4]Swarupnagar now city,Saheed Nurul Islam Mahavidyalaya under Swarupnagar Block.

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal, the Swarupnagar block and two gram panchayats under the Baduria block, viz. Ramchandrapur Uday and Sayestanagar–I, will form the Swarupnagar assembly constituency of West Bengal. The other twelve gram panchayats under the Baduria block, viz. Aturia, Bagjola, Bajitpur, Chandipur, Chhatra, Jadurhati Dakshin, Jadurhati Uttar, Jagannathpur, Jasikati Atghara, Nayabastia Milani, Raghunathpur and Sayestanagar–II, along with the Baduria municipality will form the Baduria assembly constituency. Four gram panchayats under the Haroa block, viz. Gopalpur–I, Gopalpur–II, Haroa and Khasbalanda, will be part of the area defining the Haroa assembly constituency. The other four gram panchayats of Haroa block, viz. Bakjuri, Shalipur,Sonapukur Sankarpur and Kulti, and the area under the Minakhan block will together form the Minakhan assembly constituency. Except the Khulna gram panchayat under the Sandeshkhali–II block, the whole area under the Sandeshkhali–I block and the Sandeshkhali–II block will together form the Sandeshkhali assembly constituency. The municipalities of Basirhat and Taki and the Basirhat–I block will together form the Basirhat Dakshin assembly constituency. The Basirhat–II block and four gram panchayats under the Hasnabad block, viz. Amlani, Bhebia, Makhalgachha and Murarisha, will together form the Basirhat Uttar assembly constituency. The other five gram panchayats under the Hasnabad block, viz. Bhabanipur–I, Hasnabad, Patlikhanpur, Barunhat Rameswarpur and Bhabanipur–II, the Khulna gram panchayat under the Sandeshkhali–II block, and the area under the Hingalganj block will together form the Hingalganj assembly constituency. The constituencies of Swarupnagar, Minakhan and Hingalganj will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates, whereas Sandeshkhali constituency will be reserved for Scheduled tribes (ST) candidates. Swarupnagar constituency will be a segment of the Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates. The other seven constituencies will together form the Basirhat (Lok Sabha constituency).[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "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 2009-02-25. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "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 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "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. Archived from the original on 2009-08-03. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "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. 

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