Santirbazar

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Santirbazar
শান্তিরবাজার
City
Santirbazar is located in Tripura
Santirbazar
Santirbazar
Santirbazar is located in India
Santirbazar
Santirbazar
Coordinates: 23°18′N 91°33′E / 23.30°N 91.55°E / 23.30; 91.55Coordinates: 23°18′N 91°33′E / 23.30°N 91.55°E / 23.30; 91.55
Country India
State Tripura
District South Tripura
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,647
Languages
 • Official
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code 03823
Vehicle registration TR
Website tripura.gov.in

Santirbazar is a town and Municipal Council in South Tripura district, Tripura, India. It is linked with Agartala (the state capital) by National Highway 8 via Udaipur and Bishramganj.

Geography[edit]

State of Tripura having 8 districts, roadways & small railway network

Santirbazar is located at 23°18′N 91°33′E / 23.30°N 91.55°E / 23.30; 91.55.[1] It has an average elevation of 30 metres (98 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Santirbazar Municipal Council has a population of 15,647. is the present Chairperson of Santirbazar Municipal Council. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Santirbazar has an average literacy rate of 95%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Schools:

  • Santirbazar H/S School
  • Santirbazar Girls H/S School
  • Bokafa Ashram H/S School
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bagafa
  • Sunflower English Medium Academy

Colleges:

Places of interest[edit]

Proposed railway station[edit]

A railway station is proposed to be constructed in Belonia (code: BLNIA) to serve the town.[3] The station lies on the Agartala - Sabroom rail section, which comes under the Lumding railway division of the Northeast Frontier Railway. The segment from Agartala to Sabroom via Udaipur may become operational in 2020, with a proposed elevation of 39m.[4][5]

Santirbazar integrated checkpost[edit]

Santirbazar integrated checkpost on the India-Bangladesh border on Santirbazar-Feni rail and road route is in Mizoram in India. It was officially opened in October 2017 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Politics[edit]

Belonia assembly constituency is in the Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Belonia
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  3. ^ "BLNIA/Belonia Railway Station Map/Atlas NFR/Northeast Frontier Zone - Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 2017-03-21.
  4. ^ "First Commercial Broad Guage [sic] Freight Train Arrives In Tripura". NDTV. 22 February 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  5. ^ "TRIPURAINFO : The first news, views & information website of TRIPURA". 2016-03-21. Archived from the original on 2016-03-21. Retrieved 2017-03-21.
  6. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Tripura. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 November 2005. Retrieved 2008-10-08.