Dinhata subdivision

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Dinhata subdivision
subdivision
Dinhata subdivision is located in West Bengal
Dinhata subdivision
Dinhata subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Dinhata subdivision is located in India
Dinhata subdivision
Dinhata subdivision
Dinhata subdivision (India)
Dinhata subdivision is located in Asia
Dinhata subdivision
Dinhata subdivision
Dinhata subdivision (Asia)
Coordinates: 26°08′N 89°28′E / 26.13°N 89.47°E / 26.13; 89.47Coordinates: 26°08′N 89°28′E / 26.13°N 89.47°E / 26.13; 89.47
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictCooch Behar
HeadquartersDinhata
Languages
 • OfficialBengali[1][2]
 • Additional officialEnglish[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Vehicle registrationWB-64
Websitedinhata.in

Dinhata subdivision is a subdivision of the Cooch Behar district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Dinhata municipality and three community development blocks: Dinhata–I, Dinhata–II and Sitai. The three blocks contain 33 gram panchayats and one census town. The subdivision has its headquarters at Dinhata.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Dinhata municipality, the subdivision contains one census town and rural areas of 33 gram panchayats under three community development blocks: Dinhata–I, Dinhata–II and Sitai.[3] The only census town under this block is Bhangri Pratham Khanda.[4]

Blocks[edit]

Dinhata–I block[edit]

Rural area under Dinhata–I block consists of 16 gram panchayats, viz. Bara Atia bari–I, Dinhata Village–II, Gosanimari–II, Putimari–I, Bara Atiabari–II, Gitaldaha–I, Matalhat, Putimari–II, Bara Soulmari, Gitaldaha–II, Okrabari, BHETAGURI–I, Dinhata Village–I, Gosanimari–I, Petla and Bhetaguri–II.[3] Urban area under this block comprises one census town: Bhangri Pratham Khanda.[4] Dinhata police station serves this block.[5] Headquarters of this block is in Dinhata.[6]

Dinhata–II block[edit]

Rural area under Dinhata–II block consists of 12 gram panchayats, viz. Bamanhat–I, –II, Kishamat Dasgram, Sukarukuthi, Bamanhat–II, Chowdhurihat, Najirhat–I, Barasakdal, Gobra Chhara Nayarhat Najirhat–II, Burirhat–I and Sahebganj.[3] There is no urban area under this block.[4] Dinhata police station serves this block.[5] Headquarters of this block is in Sahebganj.[6]

Sitai block[edit]

Rural area under Sitai block consists of five gram panchayats, viz. Adabari, Chamta, Sitai–II, Brahmottar–Chatra and Sitai–I.[3] There is no urban area under this block.[4] Sitai police station serves this block.[5] Headquarters of this block is in Sitai.[6]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, the Dinhata municipality, Dinhata–II block and Bhetaguri–I, Dinhata Village–I, Dinhata Village–II and Putimari–I gram panchayats of Dinhata–I block together will constitute the Dinhata assembly constituency of West Bengal. The other twelve gram panchayats of Dinhata–I block, viz. Bara Atiabari–I, Gosanimari–II, Bara Atiabari–II, Gitaldaha–I, Matalhat, Putimari–II, Bara Soulmari, Gitaldaha–II, Okrabari, Gosanimari–I, Petla and Bhetaguri–II will form the Sitai assembly constituency along with the whole area under Sitai block. Sitai constituency will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates. Both constituencies will be part of Cooch Behar (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fact and Figures". www.wb.gov.in. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  2. ^ "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. p. 85. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 19 March 2008. Archived from the original on 25 February 2009. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  4. ^ a b c d "District Wise List of Statutory Towns( Municipal Corporation,Municipality,Notified Area and Cantonment Board) , Census Towns and Outgrowths, West Bengal, 2001". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  5. ^ a b c "List of Districts/C.D.Blocks/ Police Stations with Code No., Number of G.Ps and Number of Mouzas". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 13 February 2010. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  6. ^ a b c "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 December 2008.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 4, 23. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 May 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2009.