Para, Purulia

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Para is located in West Bengal
Para is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°31′N 86°31′E / 23.52°N 86.52°E / 23.52; 86.52Coordinates: 23°31′N 86°31′E / 23.52°N 86.52°E / 23.52; 86.52
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purulia
Subdivision Raghunathpur
 • Body Gram panchayat
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB

Para is a village, with a police station, in Para CD Block in Raghunathpur subdivision of Purulia district in West Bengal, India.


Para is located at 23°31′N 86°31′E / 23.52°N 86.52°E / 23.52; 86.52.


As per 2011 Census of India Para had a total population of 9,697 of which 5,031 (52%) were males and 4,666 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,158. The total number of literates in Para was 5,453 (63,86% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Police station[edit]

Para police station, along with Santaldih police station, has jurisdiction over Para CD Block. The area covered is 270.59 km2 and the population covered is 200,621.[2][3]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Para CD Block are located at Para.[4][5]


Para Block Primary Health Centre functions with 30 beds.[6]


  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Tables 2.1, 2.2,. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Para PS". Purulia District Police. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Para Development Block". Purulia district administration. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "District Census Handbook: Puruliya" (PDF). Map of District Puruliya with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 2 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Rural Health". Purulia district administration. Retrieved 2 December 2016.