Raghunathpur subdivision

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Raghunathpur subdivision
রঘুনাথপুর মহকুমা
Subdivision
Raghunathpur subdivision is located in West Bengal
Raghunathpur subdivision
Raghunathpur subdivision
Raghunathpur subdivision is located in India
Raghunathpur subdivision
Raghunathpur subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°33′N 86°40′E / 23.55°N 86.67°E / 23.55; 86.67Coordinates: 23°33′N 86°40′E / 23.55°N 86.67°E / 23.55; 86.67
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purulia
Headquarters Raghunathpur
Area
 • Total 1,559.68 km2 (602.20 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 837,757
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Raghunathpur 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

Raghunathpur subdivision has a density of population of 537 per km2. 28.59 % of the population of the district resides in this subdivision.[2]

Administrative units[edit]

Raghunathpur subdivision has 7 police stations, 6 community development blocks, 6 panchayat samitis, 49 gram panchayats, 687 inhabited villages, 1 municipality, 14 census towns. The single municipality is at Raghunathpur. The census towns are: Adra, Kantarangpuri, Lapara, Saltor, Hijuli, Par Beliya, Santaldih Power Project Town, Kanki, Dubra, Chapari, Shankara, Arra, Nabagram and Murulia. The subdivision has its headquarters at Raghunathpur.[3][4]

Police stations[edit]

Police stations in Raghunathpur subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction: [5]

Police station Area covered
km2
Inter-state border
km
Municipal town CD Block
Raghunathpur 337 - Raghunathpur Raghunathpur I
Kashipur 801.88 - - Kashipur
Adra 172.92 - - Kashipur
Neturia 203.65 Damodar River flows along the northern border, Dhanbad district of Jharkhand across the river - Neturia
Para 270.59 Bokaro district of Jharkhand is on the west - Para
Santaldih 98.34 Damodar River flows along the northern border,
Sindri in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand across the river
- Para, Raghunathpur II
Santuri 179.69 - - Santuri
Raghunathpur Women All 7 police station
areas of subdivision[6]

Blocks[edit]

Community development blocks in Raghunathpur subdivision are:[2] [7]

CD Block Headquarters Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Kashipur Kalloli 451.31 200,083 28.50 24.76 71.06 3
Neturia Gobag 203.65 101,427 28.86 22.30 65.14 3
Para Para 312.59 200,621 33.27 5.15 65.62 5
Raghunathpur I Raghunathpur 201.82 117,760 35.37 10.70 67.36 1
Raghunathpur II Cheliyama 179.69 113,790 36.44 6.42 67.29 1
Santuri Muraddi 368.30 78,515 25.59 31.95 64.15 1

Gram Panchayats[edit]

The subdivision contains 49 gram panchayats under 6 community development blocs:[8]

  • Para block: Anara, Deoli, Jabarrah–Jhapra–II, Udaypur–Joynagar, Bahara, Dubra, Nadiha Surulia, Bowridih, Jabarrah–Jhapra–I and Para.
  • Raghunathpur–I block: Arrah, Bero, Khajura, Sanka, Babugram, Chorpahari and Nutandi.
  • Raghunathpur–II block: Barrah, Joradih, Nildih, Cheliama, Mangalda–Mautore and Nutandih.

Dumurkola under Nutandih Panchayat Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Nabagram.

Dumurkola Village
  • Neturia block: Bhamuria, Guniara, Raibandh, Sarbari, Digha, Janardandih and Saltore.
  • Santuri block: Balitora, Ramchandrapur– Kotaldi, Tarabari, Garsika, Muradi and Santuri.
  • Kashipur block: Agardi–Chitra, Gorandih, Manihara, Sonathali, Barrah, Hadalda–Uparrah, Rangamati–Ranjandih, Beko, Kalidaha, Simla–Dhanara, Gagnabad, Kashipur and Sonaijuri.

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.[9]
Baghmundi None Jhalda municipality; Jhalda I and Baghmundi CD Blocks;
Hetgugui and Sirkabad gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[9]
Joypur None Joypur and Jhalda II CD Blocks;
Arsha, Beldih and Manikary gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[9]
Purulia None Purulia municipality; Purulia II CD Block; Bhandar Purachipida
and Manara gram panchayats of Purulia I CD Block.[9]
Manbazar ST Manbazar I and Puncha CD Blocks; Chatumadar, Daldali
and Manguria Lalpur gram panchayats of Hura CD Block.[9]
Kashipur None Kashipur CD Block; Hura, Jabarrah, Kalabani, Keshargarh, Ladhurka,
Lakhanpur and Rakhera Bishpuri gram panchayats of Hura CD Block.[9]
Para SC Para and Raghunathpur II CD Blocks.[9]
Bankura Raghunathpur SC Raghunathpur municipality; Raghunathpur I, Neturia and Santuri CD Blocks.[9]
Other assembly segments in Bankura district
Jhargram (ST) Bandwan ST Bandwan, Barabazar and Manbazar II CD Blocks.[9]
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 Purlia". 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 2 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "রঘুনাথপুরে মহিলা থানা". Issue dated 21 July, 2016 (Bengali). Ananda Bazar Patrika. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ "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. 
  9. ^ 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.