Raipur, Bankura

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Census Town
Raipur is located in West Bengal
Raipur is located in India
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°48′00.0″N 86°57′00.0″E / 22.800000°N 86.950000°E / 22.800000; 86.950000Coordinates: 22°48′00.0″N 86°57′00.0″E / 22.800000°N 86.950000°E / 22.800000; 86.950000
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,280
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 722134 (Garhraipur)
Telephone/STD code 03243
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura
Vidhan Sabha constituency Raipur
Website bankura.gov.in

Raipur, referred to in census reports as Raipur Bazar, a census town, has a police station, in Raipur CD Block in Khatra subdivision of Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India.


As per 2011 Census of India Raipur Bazar had a total population of 6,280 of which 3,232 (51%) were males and 3,048 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 622. The total number of literates in Raipur Bazar was 4,734 (83.67% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Police station[edit]

Raipur police station has jurisdiction over Raipur CD Block. The area covered is 252.55 km2 with a population of 105,826.[2][3]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Raipur CD Block are located at Garh Raipur.[4]


State Highway 4 (West Bengal) running from Jhalda (in Purulia district) to Digha foreshore (in Purba Medinipur district) and State Highway 9 (West Bengal) from Durgapur (in Bardhaman district) to Nayagram (in Paschim Medinipur) cross at Raipur Bazar.[5]


Raipur Rural Hospital functions as the central facility for Raipur CD Block, with three Public Health Centres at Dumurtore, Phulkusma and Motgoda and 33 subcentres.[6]


  1. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Raipur PS". Bankura District Police. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook: Bankura" (PDF). Map of Bankura with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Status of Health and FW Services in Bankura District". Chief Medical Officer of Health, Bankura. Retrieved 11 December 2016.