Patashpur II (community development block)

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Patashpur II
পটাশপুর II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Patashpur II is located in West Bengal
Patashpur II
Patashpur II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 21°58′00″N 87°38′00″E / 21.96667°N 87.63335°E / 21.96667; 87.63335Coordinates: 21°58′00″N 87°38′00″E / 21.96667°N 87.63335°E / 21.96667; 87.63335
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
 • Total 188.11 km2 (72.63 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 154,719
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Patashpur, Bhagabanpur

Patashpur II (community development block) (also spelt as Potashpur) is an administrative division in Egra subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Patashpur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Amarshi.[1][2]


Argoal, a constituent panchayat of Patashpur II block, is located at 21°58′00″N 87°38′00″E / 21.96667°N 87.63335°E / 21.96667; 87.63335.

Patashpur II community development block has an area of 188.11  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Patashpur II block/ panchayat samiti are: Argoal, Khar, Mathura, Panchet, Patashpur, South Khanda and Srirampur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Patashpur II block had a total population of 154,719, out of which 79,360 were males and 75,359 were females. Patashpur II block registered a population growth of 16.58 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010-11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07 Date: 12.4.2011. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 20-07-20.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20.