Chanditala II (community development block)

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Chanditala II
চণ্ডীতলা II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Chanditala II is located in West Bengal
Chanditala II
Chanditala II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°41′32″N 88°15′35″E / 22.6921810°N 88.2597730°E / 22.6921810; 88.2597730Coordinates: 22°41′32″N 88°15′35″E / 22.6921810°N 88.2597730°E / 22.6921810; 88.2597730
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
 • Total 63.44 km2 (24.49 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 213,455
 • Density 3,400/km2 (8,700/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Literacy 59.63%
Lok Sabha constituency Sreerampur, Hooghly
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chanditala, Singur

Chanditala II (community development block) is an administrative division in Srirampore subdivision of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Chanditala and Dankuni police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chanditala. Purba Tajpur, Kharsarai, Begampur, Chikrand, Pairagachha, Monoharpur, Barijhati, Garalgachha, Krishnapur and Mrigala are urban areas in this block.[1][2]


Chanditala is located at 22°41′32″N 88°15′35″E / 22.6921810°N 88.2597730°E / 22.6921810; 88.2597730.

Chanditala II community development block has an area of 63.44  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Chanditala II block/ panchayat samiti are: Baksha, Begampur, Borijhati, Chanditola, Garalgachha, Janai, Kapasaria, Naity and Panchghora.[3]


As per 2001 census, Chanditala II block had a total population of 213,455, out of which 108,893 were males and 104,562 were females. Chanditala II block registered a population growth of 20.95 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Hooghly district was 15.72 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


As per the 2001 census, Chanditala II block had a total literacy of 59.63 per cent. While male literacy was 78.51 per cent, female literacy was 52.43 per cent.[5]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Hooghly district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Hugli district". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Allotment No. 5 for five districts – Cooch Behar, Burdwan, Uttar Dinajpur, Hooghly and Bankura. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  5. ^ "Chanditala II". Local Self-government. Hooghly Zilla Parishad. Retrieved 2011-08-04.