Harishchandrapur I (community development block)

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Harishchandrapur I
হরিশ্চন্দ্রপুর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Harishchandrapur I is located in West Bengal
Harishchandrapur I
Harishchandrapur I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°25′N 87°53′E / 25.42°N 87.88°E / 25.42; 87.88Coordinates: 25°25′N 87°53′E / 25.42°N 87.88°E / 25.42; 87.88
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Area
 • Total 171.40 km2 (66.18 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 162,369
 • Density 950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Harishchandrapur, Chanchal
Website malda.nic.in

Harishchandrapur I (community development block) is an administrative division in Chanchal subdivision of Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Harishchandrapur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Harishchandrapur.[1]

Geography[edit]

Harishchandrapur is located at 25°25′N 87°53′E / 25.42°N 87.88°E / 25.42; 87.88. It is located on the north of malda district and surrounded by Bihar on the north, Harishchandrapur II on the west, uttar dinajpur on the north east and Kharba block on the south and South East.

Harishchandrapur I community development block has an area of 171.40 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Harischandrapur 2 block/ panchayat samiti are: Kushida, Boroi, Rashidabad, Tulshihata, Bhingole, Mahendrapur and Harishchandrapur.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Harishchandrapur I CD Block had a total population of 199,493 all of which were rural. There were 103,183 males and 96,310 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 49,069 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 4,142.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Harishchandrapur I CD Block was 88,591 out of which 50,196 were males and 38,395 were females.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Malda district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Harishchandrapur I at a Glance". Maldah District. District administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  3. ^ "GPwise Population of Malda district". Malda district. Malda district administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  4. ^ 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.