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Chachanda is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°38′N 88°00′E / 24.64°N 88.00°E / 24.64; 88.00Coordinates: 24°38′N 88°00′E / 24.64°N 88.00°E / 24.64; 88.00
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,300
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 742224
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Dakshin
Vidhan Sabha constituency Samserganj

Chachanda is a census town in Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India.


Chachanda is located at 24°38′N 88°00′E / 24.64°N 88.00°E / 24.64; 88.00.[1]


As of 2001 India census,[2] Chachanda had a population of 10,300. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Chachanda has an average literacy rate of 35%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 44% and female literacy of 26%. 23% of the population is under 6 years of age.


There are three educational institutions in Chachanda,one High School (C.B.J.High School), one Primary School and one Primary Madrasa.The high school was initially for classes V to X, but now it's been upgraded to class XII (Arts). It not only serves the educational need of Chachanda but many other adjoining areas also.


Chachanda is well connected by road and rail. NH 34 and Azimganj-Barharwa railway line pass by Chachanda. It is 67 km away from district town Berhampore and 233 km from Kolkata.


  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Chachanda". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.