Karandighi (community development block)

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Karandighi
করণদিঘী সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Karandighi is located in West Bengal
Karandighi
Karandighi
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°47′49″N 87°55′44″E / 25.797°N 87.929°E / 25.797; 87.929Coordinates: 25°47′49″N 87°55′44″E / 25.797°N 87.929°E / 25.797; 87.929
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Uttar Dinajpur
Area
 • Total 386.90 km2 (149.38 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 318,793
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Raiganj
Vidhan Sabha constituency Karandighi, Chakulia
Website uttardinajpur.nic.in

Karandighi (community development block) is an administrative division in Islampur subdivision of Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Karandighi police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Karandighi. Dalkhola is an urban unit in this block.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Karandighi is located at .

Karandighi community development block has an area of 386.90  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Karandighi block/ panchayat samiti are: Altapur I, Altapur II, Rasakhowa I, Rasakhowa II, Bazargaon I, Bazargaon II, Dalkhola, Domohona, Karandighi I, Karandighi II, Lahutara I, Lahutara II, and Raniganj.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Karandighi CD Block had a total population of 368,322 all of which were rural. There were 150,125 males and 141,127 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 64,877 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 28,773.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Karandighi CD Block was 160,973 out of which 93,115 were males and 67,858 were females.[4]

Transport[edit]

NH 34 passes through the block and meets NH 31 in Dalkhola .

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Uttar Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Uttar Dinajpur district (04). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 5". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  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 31 August 2015.