Jalangi (community development block)

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জলজ্ঞী সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Jalangi is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°08′N 88°43′E / 24.13°N 88.71°E / 24.13; 88.71Coordinates: 24°08′N 88°43′E / 24.13°N 88.71°E / 24.13; 88.71
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
 • Total 122 km2 (47 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 215,538
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Mushidabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jalangi
Website murshidbad.nic.in

Jalangi (community development block) is an administrative division in Domkol subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Jalangi police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Sahebrampur.[1][2]


Jalangi is located at 24°08′N 88°43′E / 24.13°N 88.71°E / 24.13; 88.71

Jalangi community development block has an area of 122.00 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Jalangi block/ panchayat samiti are: Choapara, Debipur, Faridpur, Ghoshpara, Jalangi, Katabari, Khairamari, Sadikhan's Dearh, Sagarpara and Sahebnagar.[3]


As per 2001 census, Jalangi block has a total population of 215,538, out of which 111,267 were males and 104,271 were females. Jalangi block registered a population growth of 24.55 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


Jalangi block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12" (PDF). Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17.