Palashipara, (Bengali: পলাশীপাড়া) is a developed village of Nadia district, West Bengal, India. This village is under Tehatta II CD Block in Tehatta subdivision. There is also a Vidhan Sabha constituency named Palashipara (Vidhan Sabha constituency). Palashipara is the headquarter of Tehatta II Community Development Block.
At the time of the Battle of Plassey, their local people was migrated to a different place to avoid social and political turmoil and form a new human settlement. According to the etymology 'para' (locality) of the inhabitants of Palashi (Palashi) set up here. Palashipara is a very old village situated in the bank of Jalangi River. An indigo kuthi was establishe by the indigo planters at Nishchintapur village near Palashipara. Before the partition of Bengal this place was under Meherpur subdivision in undivided Nadia.
As per the 2011 Census of India, Palashipara had a total population of 10,693, of which 5,434 (51%) were males and 5,259 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 955. The total number of literates in Palashipara was 7,911 (81.24% of the population over 6 years).
CD Block HQ
The headquarters of Tehatta II CD Block are located at Palashipara.
There are two high schools at Palashipara. Palashipara Mahatma Gandhi Smriti Vidyapith known as MGS vidyapith is situated here. another Higher Secondary school Palashipara Mahatma Gandhi Smriti Balika Vidyalaya is the schools for girls', providing 10+2 education to the locals. There are few primary schools in the locality.
Palashipara is well connected by bus route and Bus services are frequently available towards district sadar Krishnagar. Nearest railway station Palashi is almost 18 km from Palashipara. The connector of National Highway 34 (India) and State highway 11 passed through it. A bridge named Dwijendralal Setu was made over the Jalangi river in the way of the connector.
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