Hura, Purulia

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Hura is located in West Bengal
Hura is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India 23°18'00.0"N 86°39'00.0"E
Coordinates: 23°18′N 86°39′E / 23.300°N 86.650°E / 23.300; 86.650Coordinates: 23°18′N 86°39′E / 23.300°N 86.650°E / 23.300; 86.650
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purulia
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,419
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 723130 (Hura)
Telephone/STD code 03251
Lok Sabha constituency Purulia
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kashipur

Hura is a village, with a police station, in Hura CD Block in Purulia Sadar East subdivision of Purulia district in the state of West Bengal, India.


As per 2011 Census of India Hura had a total population of 3,419 of which 1,785 (52%) were males and 1,634 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 340. The total number of literates in Hura was 2,566 (83.34% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Police station[edit]

Hura police station has jurisdiction over Hura CD Block. The area covered is 382.21 km2 and the population covered is 143,425.[2][3]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Hura CD Block are located at Hura.[4]


NH 314, running from Bankura to Purulia, passes through Hura.[5]The Kashipur-Hura Road connects to NH 314 at Hura.[6]


Mahatma Gandhi College, at Daldali, Lalpur in Hura PS is a non-government undergraduate college affiliated to Sidho Kanho Birsha University. It offers honours courses in political science, history, Bengali, English, education, geography, philosophy and Sanskrit. It has courses in B.A. general, B.Sc. general, B.Com. honours and B.Com. general. Santhali is a subject at the B.A. pass level.[7][8]


Hura Rural Hospital functions with 30 beds.[9]


  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Tables 2.1, 2.2,. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bandwan PS". Purulia District Police. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook: Puruliya" (PDF). Map of District Puruliya with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 2 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Google map
  7. ^ "Mahatma Gandhi College". Mahatma Gandhi College. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Mahatma Gandhi College". College Admission. Retrieved 8 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "Rural Health". Purulia district administration. Retrieved 2 December 2016.