Chanchal I (community development block)

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Chanchal I
চাঁচল I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Chanchal I is located in West Bengal
Chanchal I
Chanchal I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°23′N 87°59′E / 25.39°N 87.99°E / 25.39; 87.99Coordinates: 25°23′N 87°59′E / 25.39°N 87.99°E / 25.39; 87.99
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
 • Type Community development block
 • Total 162.08 km2 (62.58 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 174,177
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chanchal

Chanchal I (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 Chanchal.[1]


Chanchal is located at 25°23′N 87°59′E / 25.39°N 87.99°E / 25.39; 87.99.

Chanchal I community development block has an area of 162.08 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Chanchal I block/ panchayat samiti are: Mahanandapur, Bhagabanpur, Mokdumpur, Kharba, Chanchal, Kaligram, Alihanda and Motiharpur.[3]


As per 2011 Census of India Chanchal I CD Block had a total population of 204,742 of which 199,170 were rural and 5,570 were urban. There were 105,014 males and 99,726 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 27,370 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 869,[4]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Chanchal I CD Block was 115,746 out of which 62,693 were males and 53,053 were females.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Malda district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Chanchal I 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.