Purulia Sadar East subdivision

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Purulia Sadar East subdivision
পুরুলিয়া সদর পূর্ব মহকুমা
Subdivision
Purulia Sadar East subdivision is located in West Bengal
Purulia Sadar East subdivision
Purulia Sadar East subdivision
Purulia Sadar East subdivision is located in India
Purulia Sadar East subdivision
Purulia Sadar East subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°11′N 86°13′E / 23.19°N 86.22°E / 23.19; 86.22Coordinates: 23°11′N 86°13′E / 23.19°N 86.22°E / 23.19; 86.22
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purulia
Headquarters Purulia
Area
 • Total 2,336.20 km2 (902.01 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,055,337
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB

Purulia Sadar East subdivision is a subdivision of the Purulia district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Subdivisions[edit]

Purulia district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions: [1]

Subdivision Headquarter
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Rural Population %
(2001)
Urban Population %
(2001)
Purulia Sadar West subdivision Jhalda 2,327.98 1,037,021 94.60 5.40
Purulia Sadar East subdivision Purulia 2,336.20 1,055,337 87.55 12.45
Raghunathpur subdivision Raghunathpur 1,559.68 83,7757 87.37 12.63
Purulia district Purulia 6,259.00 2,930,115 89.93 10.07

Purulia Sadar East subdivision has a density of population of 452 per km2. 36.02% of the population of the district resides in this subdivision.[2]

Administrative units[edit]

Purulia Sadar East subdivision has 8 police stations, 7 community development blocks, 7 panchayat samitis, 62 gram panchayats, 890 inhabited villages, 1 municipality, 5 census towns. The single municipality is at Purulia. The census towns are: Bandwan, Manbazar, Lagda, Raghabpur and Hutmura. The subdivision has its headquarters at Purulia.[3][4]

Police stations[edit]

Police stations in Purulia Sadar East subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:[5]

Police Station Area covered
km2
Inter-state border
km
Municipal Town CD Block
Bandwan 367.08 52.44 - Bandwan
Hura 382.21 - - Hura
Manbazar 411.11 - - Manbazar I
Kenda 352.81 - - Manbazar I, Puncha, Purulia I
Puncha 330.11 - - Puncha, Manbazar I
Boro 295.28 - - Manbazar II
Purulia (Town) 13.9 - Purulia Purulia I, Purulia II
Purulia (Muffasil) 534.47 - - Purulia I, Purulia II
Purulia Sadar Women - - Purulia, Jhalda Purulia (Muffasil), Kotshila, Arsha,
Jhalda, Jaypur police stations area

Blocks[edit]

Community development blocks in Purulia Sadar East subdivision are:[2][6]

CD Block Headquarters Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Manbazar I Manbazar 381.32 154,071 22.44 22.03 63.78 1
Manbazar II Boro 285.81 97,164 6.51 48.97 60.27
Bandwan Bandwan 351.25 94,929 5.93 51.86 61.38 1
Hura Hura 382.21 143,575 19.56 25.46 68.79
Puncha Puncha 330.11 123,855 14.54 24.74 68.14
Purulia I Chakda, PO Kotlui 281.50 151,188 17.15 8.37 78.37 1
Purulia II Bongabari,
PO Vivekanandanagar
310.10 169,488 27.16 4.85 63.39 2

Gram panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 62 gram panchayats under 7 community development blocs:[7]

  • Manbazar–I block: Bamni Majhihira, Chandra–Pairachali, Gopalnagar, Manbazar, Bhalubasa, Jitujuri, Baramasya–Ramnagar, Bisri, Dhanarah and Kamta Jangidiri.
  • Manbazar–II block: Ankro Barakadam, Bari–Jagda, Buribandh, Kumari, Bargoria–Jamtoria, Boro Jaragara and Dighi.
  • Bandwan block: Bandwan, Dhadka, Kuchia, Kumra, Chirudih, Gurur, Kuilapal and Supudih.
  • Purulia–I block: Bhandarpuara–Chipida, Dimdiha, Lagda, Durku, Manara, Chakaltore, Garafusra and Sonaijuri.
  • Purulia–II block: Agoya–Narra, Chharradumdumi, Hutmura, Belma, Ghonga, Pindra, Bhangra, Golamara and Raghabpur.
  • Hura block: Chatumadar, Jabarrah, Ladhurka, Rakhera–Bispuria, Daldali, Kalabani, Lakhanpur, Hura, Keshergarh and Maguria–Lalpur.
  • Puncha block: Bagda, Chirudih, Lakhra, Pirrah, Chandra, Jambad, Napara, Puncha, Kenda and Panipathar.

Electoral constituencies[edit]

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Purulia district were as follows:

Lok Sabha constituency Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayat
Purulia Balarampur None Balarampur CD Block; Chakaltore, Dimdiha, Durku, Garafusra, Lagda
and Sonaijuri gram panchayats of Purulia I CD Block; and Chatu Hansa,
Hensla and Puara gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[8]
Baghmundi None Jhalda municipality; Jhalda I and Baghmundi CD Blocks;
Hetgugui and Sirkabad gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[8]
Joypur None Joypur and Jhalda II CD Blocks;
Arsha, Beldih and Manikary gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[8]
Purulia None Purulia municipality; Purulia II CD Block; Bhandar Purachipida
and Manara gram panchayats of Purulia I CD Block.[8]
Manbazar ST Manbazar I and Puncha CD Blocks; Chatumadar, Daldali
and Manguria Lalpur gram panchayats of Hura CD Block.[8]
Kashipur None Kashipur CD Block; Hura, Jabarrah, Kalabani, Keshargarh, Ladhurka,
Lakhanpur and Rakhera Bishpuri gram panchayats of Hura CD Block.[8]
Para SC Para and Raghunathpur II CD Blocks.[8]
Bankura Raghunathpur SC Raghunathpur municipality; Raghunathpur I, Neturia and Santuri CD Blocks.[8]
Other assembly segments in Bankura district
Jhargram (ST) Bandwan ST Bandwan, Barabazar and Manbazar II CD Blocks.[8]
Other assembly segments in Paschim Medinipur district

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Table 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 2008-03-19. Archived from the original on February 25, 2009. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Tables 2.1, 2.2,. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 7 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Purulia - Revised in March 2008. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 10 October 2016.