Rampurhat subdivision

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Rampurhat subdivision
রামপুরহাট মহকুমা
subdivision
Rampurhat subdivision is located in West Bengal
Rampurhat subdivision
Rampurhat subdivision
Rampurhat subdivision is located in India
Rampurhat subdivision
Rampurhat subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°10′N 87°47′E / 24.17°N 87.78°E / 24.17; 87.78Coordinates: 24°10′N 87°47′E / 24.17°N 87.78°E / 24.17; 87.78
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Headquarters Rampurhat
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Rampurhat subdivision is a subdivision of the Birbhum district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Rampurhat municipality, Nalhati municipality and eight community development blocks: Mayureswar–I, Mayureswar–II, Rampurhat–I, Rampurhat–II, Murarai–I, Murarai–II, Nalhati–I and Nalhati–II. The eight blocks contain 65 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Rampurhat.

Area[edit]

Apart from the Rampurhat municipality and Nalhati municipality, the subdivision contains rural areas of 65 gram panchayats under eight community development blocks: Mayureswar–I, Mayureswar–II, Rampurhat–I, Rampurhat–II, Murarai–I, Murarai–II, Nalhati–I and Nalhati–II.[1]

Blocks[edit]

Mayureswar–I block[edit]

Mayureswar–I block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Baraturigram, Dakshingram, Mollarpur–I, Bajitpur, Jhikodda, Mollarpur–II, Dabuk, Kanachi and Talowan.[1] Mayureswar police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Mallarpur.[3]

Mayureswar–II block[edit]

Mayureswar–II block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Daspalsa, Kaleswar, Mayureswar, Ulkunda, Dheka, Kundola and Satpalsa.[1] Mayureswar police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Kotasur.[3]

Rampurhat–I block[edit]

Rampurhat — I block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Ayas, Dakhalbati, Kusumba, Bonhat, Kasthogora, Mashra, Barshal, Kharun and Narayanpur.[1] Rampurhat and Margram police stations serve this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Rampurhat.[3] rampurhat-i block

Rampurhat–II block[edit]

Rampurhat–II block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Bishnupur, Hansan–I, Margram–I, Budhigram, Hansan–II, Margram–II, Dunigram, Kaluha and Sahapur.[1] Margram police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Rampurhat.[3] SITUATED AT MARGRAM

Murarai–I block[edit]

Murarai–I block consists of rural areas with seven gram panchayats, viz. Chatra, Gorsha, Murarai, Rajgram, Dumurgram, Mahurapur and Palsa.[1] Murarai police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Murarai.[3]

Murarai–II block[edit]

Murarai–II block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Amdole, Kushmore–II, Paikar–I, Jajigram, Mitrapur, Paikar–II, Kushmore–I, Nandigram and Rudranagar.[1] Murarai police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Paikar.[3]

Nalhati–I block[edit]

Nalhati–I block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Banior, Haridaspur, Kaitha–II, Barla, Kalitha, Kurumgram, Bautia, Kaitha–I and Paikpara.[1] Nalhati police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Nalhati.[3]

Nalhati–II block[edit]

Nalhati–II block consists of rural areas with nine gram panchayats, viz. Bara–I, Bhadrapur–I, Noapara, Bara–II, Bhadrapur–II and Shitalgram.[1] Nalhati police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Lohapur.[3]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[4]

  • The municipal area of Rampurhat and the area under the Rampurhat–I block will be part of the domain of the Rampurhat assembly constituency.
  • The Rampurhat–II block and the Nalhati–II block will form the Hansan assembly constituency.
  • The Mayureswar–I block and the Mayureswar–II block will together form the Mayureswar assembly constituency.
  • The Nalhati–I block and the gram panchayats of Kushmore–I, Kushmore–II and Rudranagar under the Murarai–II block will form the domain of the Nalhati assembly constituency.
  • The other gram panchayats under the Murarai&II block as well as the area under the Murarai–I block will form the Murarai assembly constituency.
  • The Mayureswar constituency will be an assembly segment of the Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.
  • The constituencies of Rampurhat, Hansan, Nalhati and Murarai will be assembly segments of the Birbhum (Lok Sabha constituency).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 19 March 2008. Retrieved 16 December 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "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 16 December 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 December 2008. 
  4. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 22, 25. Retrieved 25 January 2009.