Old Malda (community development block)

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Old Malda
পুরানো মালদা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Old Malda is located in West Bengal
Old Malda
Old Malda
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 25°03′23″N 88°12′42″E / 25.0563600°N 88.2117600°E / 25.0563600; 88.2117600Coordinates: 25°03′23″N 88°12′42″E / 25.0563600°N 88.2117600°E / 25.0563600; 88.2117600
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
Area
 • Total 228 km2 (88 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 131,230
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Maldaha
Website malda.nic.in

Old Malda (community development block) is an administrative division in Malda Sadar subdivision of Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Maldah police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Narayanpur.[1]

Geography[edit]

Jatradanga, a constituent panchayat of Old Malda community development block, is located at 25°03′23″N 88°12′42″E / 25.0563600°N 88.2117600°E / 25.0563600; 88.2117600.

Old Malda community development block has an area of 228 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Old Malda block/ panchayat samiti are: Mahishbathani, Bhabuk, Jatradanga, Mangalbari, Sahapur and Muchia.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Maldah (Old) CD Block had a total population of 156,365 of which 135,855 were rural and 20,510 were urban. There were 80,108 males and 76,257 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 50,287 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 23,536.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Maldah (Old) CD Block was 80,614 out of which 45,278 were males and 35,336 were females.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Malda district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Old Malda at a Glance". Maldah District. District administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  3. ^ "GPwise Population of Malda district". Malda district. Malda district administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  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 21 September 2015.