Egra II (community development block)

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Egra II
এগরা II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Egra II is located in West Bengal
Egra II
Egra II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°51′42″N 87°38′24″E / 21.8616581°N 87.6399994°E / 21.8616581; 87.6399994Coordinates: 21°51′42″N 87°38′24″E / 21.8616581°N 87.6399994°E / 21.8616581; 87.6399994
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
 • Total 217.94 km2 (84.15 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 156,413
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Egra, Kanthi Uttar

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


Bathuary, a constituent panchayat of Egra II block, is located at 21°51′42″N 87°38′24″E / 21.8616581°N 87.6399994°E / 21.8616581; 87.6399994.

Egra II community development block has an area of 217.94  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Egra II block/ panchayat samiti are: Basudevpur, Bathuary, Deshbandhu, Dubda, Manjushree, Paniparul, Sarbodaya and Vivekananda.[3]


As per 2001 census, Egra II block had a total population of 156,413, out of which 80,102 were males and 76,311 were females. Egra II block registered a population growth of 12.63 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: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.