Chanchal II (community development block)

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Chanchal II
চাঁচল II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Nickname(s): CHL 2
Chanchal II is located in West Bengal
Chanchal II
Chanchal II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°19′56″N 88°01′09″E / 25.332088°N 88.019196°E / 25.332088; 88.019196Coordinates: 25°19′56″N 88°01′09″E / 25.332088°N 88.019196°E / 25.332088; 88.019196
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
 • Type Government of West Bengal
 • Total 205.22 km2 (79.24 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 205,333
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Malatipur

Chanchal II (community development block) is an administrative division in Chanchal subdivision of Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Chanchal police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Malatipur.[1]


Bhakri, a constituent gram panchayat of Chanchal II block, is located at 25°23′12″N 87°59′32″E / 25.3865800°N 87.9921600°E / 25.3865800; 87.9921600.

Chanchal II community development block has an area of 205.22 km2.[2] This Community Dev. Block consists of 103 villages,92 mouzas and 119 Gram Panchayat sansads.

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Chanchal II block/ panchayat samiti are:Bhakri, Malatipur, Gourhand, Chandrapara, Jalalpur, Kshempur and Dhangara Bisanpur.[3]


As per 2011 Census of India Chanchal II CD Block had a total population of 205,333 all of which were rural. There were 105,374 males and 99,959 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 17,112 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 13,786.[4]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Chanchal II CD Block was 99,129 out of which 53,185 were males and 49,954 were females.[4]

Electoral Details[edit]

Chanchal-II Dev. Block falls under 47-Malatipur LAC.This Block has 144 booths and 123839 electors with male-female break up 64955 and 58884 respectively.Electoral Gender Ratio is 907.

Educational Institutions[edit]

Samsi College is the one and only college within this Block jurisdiction.Chanchal-II Community Dev.Block has 8 Higher Secondary Schools,23 Secondary Schools,5 Junior High Schools,86 Primary Schools,46 Madhyamik Shiksha Kendras,7 Shishu Shiksha Kendras.

Bank and Post Office[edit]

1 SBI Branch,2 UBI Branches,1 CBI Branch and 7 Sub Post Offices serve people.

Health Centres[edit]

This Community Development Block has One Block Primary Health Centre,2 Primary Health Centres at Chandrapara Gram Panchayat and Kshempur Gram Panchayat and 25 Health Sub-Centres.


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Malda district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17.
  2. ^ "Chanchal II at a Glance". Maldah District. District administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  3. ^ "GPwise Population of Malda district". Malda district. Malda district administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 21 September 2015.

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