Bolpur subdivision

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Bolpur subdivision
বোলপুর মহকুমা
subdivision
Bolpur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Bolpur subdivision
Bolpur subdivision
Bolpur subdivision is located in India
Bolpur subdivision
Bolpur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°40′N 87°43′E / 23.67°N 87.72°E / 23.67; 87.72Coordinates: 23°40′N 87°43′E / 23.67°N 87.72°E / 23.67; 87.72
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Headquarters Bolpur
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Bolpur subdivision is a subdivision of the Birbhum district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Bolpur municipality and four community development blocs: Bolpur–Sriniketan, Ilambazar, Labhpur and Nanoor. The four blocks contain 40 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Bolpur.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Bolpur municipality, the subdivision contains rural areas of 40 gram panchayats under four community development blocs: Bolpur–Sriniketan, Ilambazar, Labhpur and Nanoor.[1]

Blocks[edit]

Bolpur–Sriniketan block[edit]

Bolpur–Sriniketan block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Bahiri–Panchshowa, Raipur–Supur, Sarpalehana–Albandha, Singhee, Kankalitala, Ruppur, Kasba, Sattor and Sian Muluk.[1] Bolpur and Panrui police stations serve this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Sriniketan.[3]

Ilambazar block[edit]

Ilambazar block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Batikar, Ghurisha, Mongoldihi, Belati, Illambazar, Nanasole, Dharampur, Joydev–Kenduli and Sirsha.[1] Illambazar and Panrui police stations serve this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Ilambazar.[3]

Labpur block[edit]

Labpur block consists of rural areas with 11 gram panchayats, viz. Bipratikuri, Dwaraka, Jamna, Labpur–II, Chauhatta–Mahodari–I, Hatia, Kurunnahar, Thiba, Chauhatta & Indus; Mahodari & Indus;II, Indus and Labpur & Indus;I.[1] Labhpur and Nanoor police stations serve this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Labhpur.[3]

Nanoor block[edit]

Nanoor block consists of rural areas with 11 gram panchayats, viz. Bara Saota, Daskalgram–Kareya–I, Chandidas Nanoor, Daskalgram–Kareya–II, Kirnahar–II, Kirnahar–I, Thupsara, Uchkaran, Charkalgram, Jalundi and Nawanagar Kadda.[1] Nanoor police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Chandidas Nanoor.[3]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[4]

  • The municipal area of Bolpur, the Illambazar block, and the gram panchayats of Raipur–Supur, Ruppur and Sattor under the Bolpur–Sriniketan block together will form the Bolpur assembly constituency.
  • The other six gram panchayats under the Bolpur–Sriniketan block as well as the area under the Nanoor block will form the domain of the Nanoor assembly constituency.
  • The Labhpur block will be part of the Labpur assembly constituency.
  • The Nanoor constituency will be reserved for the Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.
  • All the three constituencies will be assembly segments of the Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 19 March 2008. Archived from the original on 25 February 2009. Retrieved 16 December 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c d "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 16 December 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 December 2008. 
  4. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 22, 25. Retrieved 25 January 2009.