Ranaghat I (community development block)

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Ranaghat I
রাণাঘাট I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Ranaghat I is located in West Bengal
Ranaghat I
Ranaghat I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°12′30″N 88°31′45″E / 23.2083762°N 88.5291195°E / 23.2083762; 88.5291195Coordinates: 23°12′30″N 88°31′45″E / 23.2083762°N 88.5291195°E / 23.2083762; 88.5291195
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
 • Total 122.99 km2 (47.49 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 207,320
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Ranaghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ranaghat Dakshin, Ranaghat Uttar Paschim
Website nadia.nic.in

Ranaghat I (community development block) is an administrative division in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Ranaghat police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Habibpur. There are four census towns in this block: Aistala, Satigachha, Gopalpur and Parbbatipur and one notified area: Taherpur.[1][2]


Habibpur is located at 23°12′30″N 88°31′45″E / 23.2083762°N 88.5291195°E / 23.2083762; 88.5291195.

Ranaghat I community development block has an area of 122.99  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Ranaghat I block/ panchayat samiti are: Anulia, Habibpur, Barasat, Kalinarayanpur, Paharpur, Khisma, Nawpara Masunda, Payradanga, Ramnagar I, Ramnagar II and Tarapur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Ranaghat I block had a total population 207,320, out of which 106,134 were males and 101,186 were females. Ranaghat I block registered a population growth of 13.28 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 19.51 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Nadia district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Nadia district (10). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12.