Pujali

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Pujali
পুজালি
Town
Pujali is located in West Bengal
Pujali
Pujali
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°28′N 88°09′E / 22.47°N 88.15°E / 22.47; 88.15Coordinates: 22°28′N 88°09′E / 22.47°N 88.15°E / 22.47; 88.15
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 37,047
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website s24pgs.gov.in

Pujali is a town and a municipality under Budge Budge police station of Alipore sadar subdivision in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1] It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.[2]

Geography[edit]

Pujali is located at 22°28′N 88°09′E / 22.47°N 88.15°E / 22.47; 88.15.[3] It has an average elevation of 6 metres (19 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Pujali had a total population of 37,047, of which 18,940 (51%) were males and 18,107 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 4,316. The total number of literates in Pujali was 25,791 (78.80 % of the population over 6 years).[4]

The following Municipalities and Census Towns in South 24 Parganas district were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census: Maheshtala (M), Joka (CT), Balarampur (CT), Chata Kalikapur (CT), Budge Budge (M), Nischintapur (CT), Uttar Raypur (CT), Pujali (M), and Rajpur Sonarpur (M).[5]

As of 2001 India census,[6] Pujali had a population of 33,863. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Pujali has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 55%. In Pujali, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Civic administration[edit]

There is a Pujali municipality. Currently,the All India Trinamool Congress is in power in it.Fazlul Haque is the current Chairman of Pujali Municipality,He is in power ever since the area has been registered as under Municipality in 1996. MR. FAZLUL HAQUE has massive political background in Political Field and he is also considered as the People's Leader who has massive influence on the people under this Municipality.The next election is going to be held on May 2016 and according to correct sources he is going to be the winner on this election as he is since last 20 years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India". District-wise list of stautory towns. Directorate of census operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  2. ^ "Base Map of Kolkata Metropolitan area". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pujali
  4. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 April 2016. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.