Contai II (community development block)

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Contai II
কাঁথি II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Contai II is located in West Bengal
Contai II
Contai II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°48′21″N 87°46′26″E / 21.8057669°N 87.7739811°E / 21.8057669; 87.7739811Coordinates: 21°48′21″N 87°46′26″E / 21.8057669°N 87.7739811°E / 21.8057669; 87.7739811
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
 • Total 183.60 km2 (70.89 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 153,041
 • Density 830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kanthi Uttar

Contai II (community development block) (also known as Kanthi II block or Deshapran block) is an administrative division in Contai subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Contai police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Contai.[1][2]


Sarda, a constituent panchayat of Contai II block, is located at 21°48′21″N 87°46′26″E / 21.8057669°N 87.7739811°E / 21.8057669; 87.7739811.

Contai II community development block has an area of 183.60  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Contai II block/ panchayat samiti are: Amtala, Aurai, Bamunia, Basantia, Chalti, Dariapur, Dhobaberia and Sarda.[3]


As per 2001 census, Contai II block had a total population of 153,041, out of which 78,792 were males and 74,249 were females. Contai II block registered a population growth of 15.23 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 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010-11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07 Date: 12.4.2011. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 20-07-20.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.