Kalna II (community development block)

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Kalna II
Community development block
Kalna II is located in West Bengal
Kalna II
Kalna II
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 23°13′00″N 88°22′00″E / 23.21667°N 88.36667°E / 23.21667; 88.36667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Parliamentary constituency Bardhaman Purba
Assembly constituency Kalna
 • Total 71.55 sq mi (185.32 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 152,853
 • Density 2,140/sq mi (825/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 67.22 per cent
Website http://bardhaman.gov.in/

Kalna II (community development block) (Bengali: কালনা II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Kalna subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kalna police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Singarkone.[1][2]


Singarkon is located at 23°09′38″N 88°16′00″E / 23.1604190°N 88.2666700°E / 23.1604190; 88.2666700.

Kalna II community development block has an area of 185.32  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Kalna II block/panchayat samiti are: Akalpoush, Anukhal, Badla, Baidyapur, Baradhamas, Kalyanpur, Pindira and Satgachi.[3]


As per 2001 census,Kalna II block had a total population of 152,853, out of which 78,322 were males and 74,531 were females. Kalna II block registered a population growth of 20.37 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Bardhaman district was 14.36 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 60,120 formed more than one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 26,096.[5]


As per 2001 census, Kalna II block had a total literacy of 67.22 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 76.39 per cent female literacy was 57.64 per cent. Bardhaman district had a total literacy of 70.18 per cent, male literacy being 78.63 per cent and female literacy being 60.95 per cent.[6]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Burdwan district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Barddhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  3. ^ "No. 229 (Sanction)-PN/P/II/1G-5/2005(Pt.II) dated 02.02.09". Allotment No. 5 for five districts – Cooch Behar, Burdwan, Uttar Dinajpur, Hooghly and Bankura. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Bardhaman District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-08-26.