Chandrakona II (community development block)

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Chandrakona II
চন্দ্রকোণা II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Chandrakona II is located in West Bengal
Chandrakona II
Chandrakona II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°44′N 87°31′E / 22.73°N 87.52°E / 22.73; 87.52Coordinates: 22°44′N 87°31′E / 22.73°N 87.52°E / 22.73; 87.52
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 175.03 km2 (67.58 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 106,586
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Arambagh
Vidhan Sabha constituency 232 Chandrakona (SC)

Chandrakona II (community development block) is an administrative division in Ghatal subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Chandrakona police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chandrakona town.[1][2]


Chandrakona is located at 22°44′N 87°31′E / 22.73°N 87.52°E / 22.73; 87.52.

Chandrakona II community development block has an area of 175.03  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Chandrakona II block/ panchayat samiti are: Bandipur I, Bandipur II, Basanchhora, Bhagabantapur I, Bhagabantapur II and Kuapur. Satya Kinkar Paul, Sabhapati of Chandrakona II Panchayet Samity. Gauri Sankar Bhattacharya, BDO-Chandrakona II Dev. Block.[3]


As per 2001 census, Chandrakona II block had a total population of 106,586, out of which 54,504 were males and 52,083 were females. Chandrakona II block registered a population growth of 18.85 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.45 per cent.[4]


Chandrakona II development block launched its Official website, in association with Chandrakona II Panchayet Samity on 5 July 2012 at Chandrakona Town Hall. Namita Dey, Saha-sabhadhipati, Paschim Medinipur Zilla Parishad, inaugurated the website. Anshuman Adhikary, SDO Ghatal, Mamata Chowdhury, Sabhapati, Chandrakona II Panchayet Samity, Saikat Hazra, BDO - Chandrakona II Dev. Block, Ashek Rahman, BDO Chandrakona I Dev. Block, Debabrata Roy, BDO Ghatal, graced this occasion. A facilitation ceremony with the toppers of each school/ madrasha, under Chandrakona II Dev. Block and Chandrakona Municipal area, in madhyamik exam'12, higher secondary exam'12 and high madrasah exam'12, was organized simultaneously on that stage as a part of the website launching programme.


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund" (PDF). Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.