Bharatpur II

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Bharatpur II (CD Block)
ভরতপুর II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Bharatpur II (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Bharatpur II (CD Block)
Bharatpur II (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°46′56″N 88°05′59″E / 23.7821200°N 88.0996320°E / 23.7821200; 88.0996320Coordinates: 23°46′56″N 88°05′59″E / 23.7821200°N 88.0996320°E / 23.7821200; 88.0996320
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Area
 • Total 98.74 km2 (38.12 sq mi)
Elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 176,368
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates 101,264 (66.07%)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 742401 (Salar)
742402 (Talibpur)
742403 (Kagram)
742404 (Tenya)
Telephone/STD code 03453
Vehicle registration WB-57, WB-58
Lok Sabha constituency Baharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bharatpur
Website murshidabad.gov.in

Bharatpur II is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Kandi subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Salar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Salar. It is located 45 km from Baharampur, the district headquarters.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Salar is located at 23°46′56″N 88°05′59″E / 23.7821200°N 88.0996320°E / 23.7821200; 88.0996320

Bharatpur II CD Block is bounded by Bharatpur I CD Block in the north, Kaliganj CD Block, in Nadia district, in the east, Ketugram II CD Block, in Bardhaman district, in the south and Ketugram I CD Block, in Bardhaman district, in the west.[1]

Area[edit]

Bharatpur II CD Block has an area of 98.74 km2.[2]

Physical features[edit]

The Bhagirathi divides the district into two parts namely Bagri on the east and Rahr on the west. The Padma separates the district from Malda district, and Chapai Nawabganj and Rajshahi districts of Bangladesh.[3]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats in Bharatpur II block/ panchayat samiti are: Kagram, Malihati, Salar, Salu, Simulia, Talibpur and Tenya Baidyapur.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Bharatpur II CD Block had a total population of 176,368, of which 153,474 were rural and 22,894 were urban. There were 90,031 (51%) males and 86,337 (49%) females. Population below 6 years of age numbered 23,102. Scheduled Castes numbered 32,983 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 197.[5]

As per 2001 census, Bharatpur II block has a total population of 150,115, out of which 76,993 were males and 73,442 were females. Bharatpur II block registered a population growth of 17.89 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[6]

Census town and large villages[edit]

The only census town in Bharatpur II CD Block was (2011 population figure in brackets): Salar (22,894).[5]

Large villages in Bharatpur CD Block II were (2011 population figures in brackets): Khanrera (8,440), Punasi (4,751), Dakshin Khanda (4,497), Tenya (4,786) and Sarmastapur (7,955).[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Bharatapur II CD Block was 101,264 (66.07% of the population above 6 years) out of which 55,527 (55%) were males and 45,737 (45%) were females.[5]

As per 2011 census, literacy in Murshidabad district was 66.59.[7]Literacy in West Bengal was 77.08% in 2011.[8]Literacy in India in 2011 was 74.04%.[8]

Language[edit]

Bengali is the local language in these areas.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bharatpur II Block". onefivenine. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001 – Mushidabad district. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on September 28, 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Murshidabad". Geography. Murshidabad district. Retrieved 23 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12" (PDF). Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  7. ^ "District Census 2011". Population Census 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  8. ^ a b "Provisional population tables and annexures" (PDF). Census 2011:Table 2(3) Literates and Literacy rates by sex. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 9 February 2016.