Memari

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Memari
মেমারি

Town

Gallery of the town "Memari" in West Bengal, India - at a glance. Top to Bottom - 1st row (left to right) - Memari College Campus - main building, central library, science department. 2nd row (left to right) - Kristi complex and Deul historical place at Ajhapur, Memari. 3rd row (left to right) - beautiful view at Malancha Nature Park and Memari Stadium at Hatpukur, Memari. 4th row (left to right) - Memari Milan Sangha Town Library, front gate of Malancha Nature Park at Rasulpur, Memari and Memari Municipality building. 5th row - wide view of Mamoon National School, Memari.
Memari is located in West Bengal
Memari
Memari
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 41,451
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 713146
Lok Sabha constituency Bardhaman Purba
Vidhan Sabha constituency Memari
Website bardhaman.gov.in

Memari is a town, a municipality and headquarters of the Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision in Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Memari is located at 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12. It has an average elevation of 25 metres (82 feet).

Gram panchayats under Memari I Panchayat Samiti are: Daluibazar I, Daluibazar II, Debipur, Nimo I, Nimo II, Bagila, Amadpur, Gope-Gantar I, Gope-Gantar II and Durgapur.[1]

Gram panchayats under Memari II Panchayat Samiti are: Barapalasan I, Barapalasan II, Bijur I, Bijur II, Satgachhia I, Satgachhia II, Bohar I, Bohar II and Kuchut.[1]

Police station[edit]

Memari police station has jurisdiction over Memari municipal area, and Memari I and Memari II CD Blocks. The area covered is 429.36 km2.[2][3]

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India Memari had a total population of 41,451, of which 20,957 (51%) were males and 20,494 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 3,809. The total number of literates in Kalna was 31,935 (77.04% of the population over 6 years).[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Memari had a population of 36,191. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Memari has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 63%. In Memari, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Memari has thirteen primary, two secondary and three higher secondary schools.Memari Vidyasagar memorial Institution is the higher secondary school for boys, established in 1892.[6] It has one college providing graduation studies in different subjects.

Transport[edit]

Memari is 82 kilometres (51 mi) from Howrah Station on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line.[7]

SH 13/ GT Road passes through Memari.[8][9]

References[edit]

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  1. ^ a b "List of Pradhan of Gram Panchayats, District: Bardhaman" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Burdwan". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Burdwan District Police". Police Station. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "2011 Census - Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  6. ^ Memari Rasiklal Smriti Balika Vidyalaya school for girls 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003
  7. ^ Eastern Railway local time table
  8. ^ "Road - Highway". Public Works Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  9. ^ Google maps
  10. ^ "Memari Pin code". citypincode.in. Retrieved 2015-03-01. 

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