Khejuri I (community development block)

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Typical view of Khejuri rural area
Khejuri I
খেজুরী I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Khejuri I is located in West Bengal
Khejuri I
Khejuri I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°51′08″N 87°47′07″E / 21.8522581°N 87.7852249°E / 21.8522581; 87.7852249Coordinates: 21°51′08″N 87°47′07″E / 21.8522581°N 87.7852249°E / 21.8522581; 87.7852249
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
 • Total 130.52 km2 (50.39 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 114,645
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Khejuri

Khejuri I (community development block) is an administrative division in Contai subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Khejuri police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kamarda.[1][2]


Kamarda, a constituent panchayat of Khejuri I block, is located at 21°51′08″N 87°47′07″E / 21.8522581°N 87.7852249°E / 21.8522581; 87.7852249.

Khejuri I community development block has an area of 130.52  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Khejuri I block/ panchayat samiti are: Birbandar, Heria, Kalagechia, Kamarda, Lakshi and Tikashi.[3]


As per 2001 census, Khejuri I block had a total population of 114,645, out of which 58,891 were males and 55,754 were females. Khejuri I block registered a population growth of 14.94 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010-11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07 Date: 12.4.2011. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.