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Bhatar is located in West Bengal
Bhatar is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°25′11.0″N 87°55′00.0″E / 23.419722°N 87.916667°E / 23.419722; 87.916667Coordinates: 23°25′11.0″N 87°55′00.0″E / 23.419722°N 87.916667°E / 23.419722; 87.916667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
 • Rank 3,383
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 713125 (Bhatar)
Telephone/STD code 0342
Lok Sabha constituency Bardhaman-Durgapur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bhatar

Bhatar is a village in Bhatar CD Block in Bardhaman Sadar North subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Police station[edit]

Bhatar police station has jurisdiction over Bhatar CD Blocks. The area covered is 163.44 km.[1][2]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Bhatar CD Block are located at Bhatar.[3]


As per the 2011 Census of India Bhatar had a total population of 3.383, of which 1,702 (50%) were males and 1,681 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 355. The total number of literates in Bhatar was 2,164 (71.47% of the population over 6 years).[4]


Bhatar is a station on the Bardhaman-Balgona sector. EMU trains are being operated on this section from 2012. Bhatar is 18.9 km from Bardhaman.[5]Burdwan Katwa Railway is undergoing gauge conversion from 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in).


Dasarathi Hazra Memorial College was established in 2013 at Bhatar and is affiliated to the University of Burdwan. It offers honours courses in Bengali, Sanskrit, history and education.[6]


  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Burdwan". Tables 2.1, 2.2,. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Burdwan District Police". Police Station. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook: Barddhaman" (PDF). Map of Barddhaman with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fourth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "35013 Barddhaman Balgona EMU Local". indiarailinfo. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "Bhatar Dasarathi Hazra Memorial College admission". Examdrive. Retrieved 26 February 2017.