Raghunathpur subdivision

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Raghunathpur subdivision
রঘুনাথপুর মহকুমা
subdivision
Raghunathpur subdivision is located in West Bengal
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
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Raghunathpur subdivision is a subdivision of the Purulia district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Raghunathpur municipality and six community development blocks: Para, Raghunathpur–I, Raghunathpur–II, Neturia, Santuri and Kashipur. The six blocks contain 49 gram panchayats and seven census towns. The subdivision has its headquarters at Raghunathpur.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Raghunathpur municipality, the subdivision contains seven census towns and rural areas of 49 gram panchayats under six community development blocks: Para, Raghunathpur–I, Raghunathpur–II, Neturia, Santuri and Kashipur.[1] The seven census towns are: Santaldih, Chapari, Arra, Nabagram, Hijuli, Par Beliya and Adra.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Para block[edit]

Rural area under Para block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Anara, Deoli, Jabarrah–Jhapra–II, Udaypur–Joynagar, Bahara, Dubra, Nadiha Surulia, Bowridih, Jabarrah–Jhapra–I and Para.[1] Urban area under this block consists of two census towns: Santaldih and Chapari.[2] Para and Santaldih police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Para.[4]

Raghunathpur–I block[edit]

Rural area under Raghunathpur–I block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Arrah, Bero, Khajura, Sanka, Babugram, Chorpahari and Nutandi.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Arra.[2] Raghunathpur police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Raghunathpur.[4]

Raghunathpur–II block[edit]

Rural area under Raghunathpur–II block consists of six gram panchayats, viz. Barrah, Joradih, Nildih, Cheliama, Mangalda–Mautore and Nutandih.Dumurkola under Nutandih Panchayat [1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Nabagram.[2] Raghunathpur and Santaldih police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Chaliama.[4]

Dumurkola Village

Neturia block[edit]

Rural area under Neturia block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Bhamuria, Guniara, Raibandh, Sarbari, Digha, Janardandih and Saltore.[1] Urban area under this block consists of two census towns: Hijuli and Par Beliya.[2] Neturia police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Ramkanali.[4]

Santuri block[edit]

Rural area under Santuri block

consists of six gram panchayats, viz. Balitora, 

Ramchandrapur–Kotaldi, Tarabari, Garsika, Muradi and Santuri.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Santuri police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Murardi.[4]

Kashipur block[edit]

Rural area under Kashipur block consists of 13 gram panchayats, viz. Agardi–Chitra, Gorandih, Manihara, Sonathali, Barrah, Hadalda–Uparrah, Rangamati–Ranjandih, Beko, Kalidaha, Simla–Dhanara, Gagnabad, Kashipur and Sonaijuri.[1] Urban area under this block consists of one census town: Adra.[2] Kashipur police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Panchkotraj.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[5]

  • The municipal area of Raghunathpur, the Raghunathpur–I block, the Neturia block and the Santuri block will together form the Raghunathpur assembly constituency of West Bengal.
  • The Para block and the Raghunathpur–II block will together form the Para assembly constituency.
  • The Kashipur block will be part of the Kashipur assembly constituency.
  • The constituencies of Para and Raghunathpur will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.
  • The constituencies of Para and Kashipur will be assembly segments of the Purulia (Lok Sabha constituency).
  • The Raghunathpur constituency will be an assembly segment of the Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "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. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "District Wise List of Statutory Towns( Municipal Corporation,Municipality,Notified Area and Cantonment Board) , Census Towns and Outgrowths, West Bengal, 2001". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "List of Districts/C.D.Blocks/ Police Stations with Code No., Number of G.Ps and Number of Mouzas". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purulia district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 
  5. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 19, 25. Retrieved 2009-01-21.