|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-WB|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Bolpur|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Nanoor|
List of census villages mapped for Kankalitala village panchayat are as follows: Bengutia, Jaljalia, Karpatikuri, Sangri Mahula, Sangri Mahula, Sangri, Rautara, Gopalpur, Kuchli, Dhultikuri, Bagdaura, Bisheghata, Amdahara, Kshudra Amdahara, Patharghata, Kesaradihi, Sitapur, Padmabatipur, Khosh Kadambapur, Uttar Narayanpur, and Layek Bazar
In 2001, population of Kankalitala gram panchayat was 19,229
As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, Kankalitala, Kasba, Sarpalehana Albandha, Sian Muluk and Singhee gram panchayats of Bolpur–Sriniketan CD Block will form part of Nanoor (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency).
The Kankalitala Temple as a Shakti Peeth
The mythology of Daksha yaga and Sati's self immolation is the story of origin behind Shakti Peethas. Shakti Peethas are holy abode of Devi formed due to the falling of body parts of the corpse of Sati Devi, when Shiva carried it and wandered through. There are 51 Shakti Peeth linking to the 51 alphabets in Sanskrit. Each temple has shrines for Shakti and Kalabhairava. The Shakti of the temple is addressed as "Devgarbha" and the Bhairava as "Ruru". It is believed that Sati Devi's bones have fallen here.
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