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Paharhati is located in West Bengal
Paharhati is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°14′35.0″N 88°5′57.0″E / 23.243056°N 88.099167°E / 23.243056; 88.099167Coordinates: 23°14′35.0″N 88°5′57.0″E / 23.243056°N 88.099167°E / 23.243056; 88.099167
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,950
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 713168 (Paharhati)
Telephone/STD code 0342

Paharhati is a village in Memari II CD Block in Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Paharhati is approximately 25 km from Bardhaman and is 2 hours journey from Howrah/Kolkata. It is also near such towns as Hatgobindopur, Satgachia and Memari, which are 15 minutes distance by private bus or jeep, locally known as trekkers.

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Memari II CD Block are located at Pahahati.[1]


As per the 2011 Census of India Parhati had a total population of 1,950, of which 987 (51%) were males and 963 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 171. The total number of literates in Parhati was 1,302 (73.19% of the population over 6 years).[2]


Paharhati Golapmani High School serves the area. For Graduation and Post Graduation student go to Bardhaman city. The school is started in 1934. The contact number of the school - (0342) 2700364 . The name of the school Head Master is Dr. Janardhan Chatterjee.(M.Sc,B.T.,P.Hd).


There is a block primary health centre at Paharhati.[3] The Government Health Centre here in town consists of about 5 specialist doctors along with 10-15 staff of nurses and compounders. One can approach Memari (10 km), Bardhaman (25 km) and Kolkata (82 km) for better health services.


  1. ^ "District Census Handbook: Barddhaman" (PDF). Map of Barddhaman with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fourth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 28 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Bardhaman district". Medical Institutions. Bardhaman district administration. Retrieved 6 March 2017.