Bud Bud

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Bud Bud
বুদবুদ
Census Town
Bud Bud is located in West Bengal
Bud Bud
Bud Bud
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°24′30″N 87°32′34″E / 23.408319°N 87.54273°E / 23.408319; 87.54273Coordinates: 23°24′30″N 87°32′34″E / 23.408319°N 87.54273°E / 23.408319; 87.54273
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91 343
Lok Sabha constituency Bardhaman-Durgapur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Galsi
Website bardhaman.gov.in

Bud Bud is a census town and police station in Galsi I CD Block of Durgapur subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

History[edit]

After the stabilisation of the Permanent Settlement of Lord Cornwallis, the earlier administrative divisions of ‘chaklas’ were replaced by districts, which were divided into sub divisions. In 1846, Bud Bud subdivision was created. In the subsequent year, Katwa, Raniganj, Jahanabad (later Arambag), and Bardhaman Sadar subdivisions were formed. In 1860, Kalna subdivision was formed. The six subdivisions were part of Bardhaman district.

Along with the formations of districts and subdivisions, the earlier administrative division of ‘parganas’ were converted to ‘thanas’ or police stations. The police stations under Bud Bud subdivision were Bud Bud, Ausgram and Sonamukhi. Later, Sonamukhi was cut off from Bud Bud and added to Bankura district.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bud Bud is located at 23°24′30″N 87°32′34″E / 23.408319°N 87.54273°E / 23.408319; 87.54273.

Bud Bud is located on NH 19 (Formerly known as Grand Trunk Road) in the laterite plains between Damodar River and Ajay River.[2] Khari or Khargeswari River flows through the area. It is believed that the river was earlier linked with Damodar.

It is nearly 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Durgapur Steel City and 36 kilometres (22 mi) from Burdwan town. It is close to Mankar railway station and a place surrounded with rice processing mills.

Gram panchayats under Galsi I Panchayat Samiti (in Durgapur subdivision) are: Chak Tentdul, Bud Bud, Mankar, Lowa-Krishnarampur, Serorai and Uchagram.[3]

Police station[edit]

Bud Bud police station has jurisdiction over parts of Galsi I and Ausgram II CD Blocks. The area covered is 139.7 km.2[4][5]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Galsi I CD Block are located at Bud Bud.[6]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Bud Bud had a total population of 4,558 of which 2,334 (51%) were males and 2,224 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 410. The total number of literates in Bud Bud was 3,348 (80.71% of the population over 6 years).[7]

Transport[edit]

It is located on Grand Trunk Road, and is near Mankar railway station on the Bardhaman-Durgapur stretch of the Howrah-Delhi track. The office of the Block Development Officer of Galsi I block covering areas of Galsi and Bud Bud police stations is located at Bud Bud.[8]

SH 14, running from Dubrajpur (in Birbhum district) to Betai (in Nadia district), passes through Bud Bud.[9][10]

Culture[edit]

Shridhara Temple, temple of goddess Durga is well known in the area.[11]

Health[edit]

Oriental Bank of Commerce has opened a 150-bed hospital at Bud Bud.[12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, Bardhaman Jelar Itihas O Lok Sanskriti (History and Folk lore of Bardhaman District.), (Bengali) , Vol I, p 369, Radical Impression. ISBN 81-85459-36-3
  2. ^ Chattopadhyay, Akkori, p14
  3. ^ "List of Pradhan of Gram Panchayats, District: Bardhaman" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  4. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Burdwan". Tables 2.1, 2.2,. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "Burdwan District Police". Police Station. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "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 25 February 2017. 
  7. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 
  8. ^ Bardhaman District official website Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  10. ^ Google Maps
  11. ^ India9.com
  12. ^ The Hindu Business Line, 12 December 2007

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