Gazole (community development block)

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Gazole
গাজোল সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Gazole is located in West Bengal
Gazole
Gazole
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°13′14″N 88°11′21″E / 25.2204800°N 88.1892700°E / 25.2204800; 88.1892700Coordinates: 25°13′14″N 88°11′21″E / 25.2204800°N 88.1892700°E / 25.2204800; 88.1892700
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Government
 • Type Community development block
Area
 • Total 513.73 km2 (198.35 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 343,830
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gazole
Website malda.nic.in

Gazole (community development block) (also spelt Gajol) is an administrative division in Malda Sadar subdivision of Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Gazole police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Gazole. There is a Bengali Band named "NH34" in Gazole. Their website is nh34.tk.[1]

Geography[edit]

Gazole is located at 25°13′14″N 88°11′21″E / 25.2204800°N 88.1892700°E / 25.2204800; 88.1892700.

Gazole community development block has an area of 513.73 km2.[2]

The ruins of the historic city Pandua are located in Gazole block and also naturally growing a forest which called Adina Forest (now it is a Deer Park namely Adina Deer Park).

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gazole is an intermediate panchayat in Malda district. Village panchayats under it are –

  1. Alal
  2. Babupur
  3. Bairagachi I & II
  4. Chaknagar
  5. Deotala
  6. Gazole I & II
  7. Karkach
  8. Majhra
  9. Pandua
  10. Raniganj I & II
  11. Sahajadpur
  12. Salaidanga

Gazole is a very beautiful village. Gazole will become a municitipality very soon. But the villages of Gajol particularly populated by Rajbangshi, Poliya Deshia and Santal are highly neglected because these communities are simple, honest and introvert.

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Gazole CD Block had a total population of 343,830 of which 332,191 were rural and 11,639 were urban. There were 174,536 males and 169,294 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 128,464 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 68,548.[3]

Gajole is mostly populated by Rajbanshi community and Santal tribes. But they live in the villages. The proper Gajole area is populated by other castes. Presently very few family of these community have access to proper Gajole. It is a matter of concern. Because earlier history shows that Gajole was mainly populated by Rajbangshi and Santal but development has not reached to those people

Population[edit]

GP WISE POPULATION OF GAZOLE BLOCK (2011 CENSUS)[4]
GP Male Female Total
Alal 17482 16762 34244
Karkach 12141 11532 23673
Deotola 10820 10371 21191
Babupur 6776 6762 13538
Salaidanga 14676 14253 28929
Gazole I 15703 15473 31176
Gazole II 9208 9234 18442
Sahajadpur 11806 11672 23478
Chaknagar 8990 8650 17640
Bairgachi I 6457 6302 12759
Bairgachi II 11853 11555 23408
Pandua 17849 17150 34999
Raniganj I 7526 7111 14637
Raniganj II 9673 9326 18999
Majhra 13576 13141 26717
Total 174536 169294 343830

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Gazole CD Block was 189,014 out of which 106,217 were males and 82,797 were females.[3]

Colleges[edit]

  1. Gazole Mahavidyalaya
  2. Adarshabani Teacher's Training College
  3. Pandua Ideal Teacher's College
  4. North Malda Teachers' Education College
  5. David Hare Teacher's Training College

High Schools[edit]

  1. Pandua A.K. High School
  2. Gajol H.N.M. High School
  3. Shyam Sukhi Balika Siksha Niketan
  4. Moyna High School
  5. Amsole High School
  6. Hatimari High School
  7. Ram Chandra Saha Balika Vidyalaya
  8. Swechand Parameswari Vidyamandir
  9. Chandrabati Saha Vidyapith
  10. Tarikullah Sarkar High Schoo
  11. Badnagra High School
  12. Raniganj Krishnachndra High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Malda district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Gazole at a Glance". Maldah District. District administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  3. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 21 September 2015. 
  4. ^ http://malda.gov.in/gp_pop.htm

External links[edit]

  • Unofficial Facebook page There are numberless people of Chamar Community in Gazole Block. They do want their social respect not dishonour. Watch ' Chamars in Gazole Block ' in Youtube. They took out a rally named celebration of 640 th birth anniversary of Maharaj Guru Rabidas Ji in 2017.