Bharatpur I

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Bharatpur I (CD Block)
ভরতপুর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Bharatpur I (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Bharatpur I (CD Block)
Bharatpur I (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°52′45″N 88°05′18″E / 23.879101°N 88.088287°E / 23.879101; 88.088287Coordinates: 23°52′45″N 88°05′18″E / 23.879101°N 88.088287°E / 23.879101; 88.088287
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
 • Type Community development block
 • Total 182 km2 (70 sq mi)
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 172,702
 • Density 950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates 94,247 (62.93%)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 742301 (Bharatpur)
Telephone/STD code 03484
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB-57, WB-58
Lok Sabha constituency Baharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bharatpur, Burwan

Bharatpur I is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Kandi subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bharatpur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Bharatpur. It is located 34 km from Baharampur, the district headquarters.



Bharatpur is located at 23°52′45″N 88°05′18″E / 23.879101°N 88.088287°E / 23.879101; 88.088287

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


Bharatpur I CD Block has an area of 182.00 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 I block/ panchayat samiti are: Alugram, Amlai, Bharatpur, Godda, Gundiria, Jajan, Sijgram and Talgram.[4]

Jajan gram panchayet is situated in the north-west of Bharatpur block. This Panchayet has 10 no.of villages named Kujura, Palitpara, Akta, Harishchandrapur, Sardanga, Bindarpur, Jadavpur, Ruha, Jajan, Jadupur .



As per 2011 Census of India, Bharatpur I CD Block had a total population of 172,702, all of which were rural. There were 89,088 (52%) males and 83,614 (48%) females. Population below 6 years was 22,944. Scheduled Castes numbered 23,865 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 428.[5]

As of 2001 census, Bharatpur I block has a total population of 150,839, out of which 78,238 were males and 72,601 were females. Bharatpur I block registered a population growth of 16.38 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70%.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84%.[6]

Large villages[edit]

Large villages in Bharatpur CD Block were (2011 census figures in brackets): Jajan (4,318), Harishchandrapur (4,192), Bindarpur (4,052), Talgram (5,564), Bharatpur (15,812), Sijgram (5,464), Saiyad Kulutia (4,629), Binodia (4,473), Sahapur (7,825), Amlai (10,115) and Lohadaha (4,531).[5]


As of 2011 census, the total number of literates in Bharatapur I CD Block was 94,247 (62.93% of the population above 6 years) out of which 52,620 (56%) were males and 41,627 (44%) were females.[5]

As of 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]


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


  1. ^ a b "Bharatpur I 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 "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.