Srirampore subdivision

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Srirampore subdivision
শ্রীরামপুর মহকুমা
Subdivisional Head quarter
Srirampore subdivision is located in West Bengal
Srirampore subdivision
Srirampore subdivision
Srirampore subdivision is located in India
Srirampore subdivision
Srirampore subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°45′N 88°20′E / 22.75°N 88.34°E / 22.75; 88.34Coordinates: 22°45′N 88°20′E / 22.75°N 88.34°E / 22.75; 88.34
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Headquarters Serampore
Government
 • Type Community development block
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN
Vehicle registration WB
Website wb.gov.in

Srirampore subdivision is a subdivision of the Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of six municipalities (Serampore, Uttarpara Kotrung, Konnagar, Rishra, Baidyabati and Dankuni) and four community development blocks: Chanditalal–I, Chanditala–II, Jangipara and Sreerampur Uttarpara. The four blocks contain 37 gram panchayats and 24 census towns. The subdivision has its headquarters in Serampore.

Area[edit]

Apart from the six municipalities of Serampore, Uttarpara Kotrung, Konnagar, Rishra, Baidyabati and Dankuni, the subdivision contains 24 census town and rural areas of 37 gram panchayats under four community development blocks: Chanditala–I, Chanditala–II, Jangipara and Sreerampur Uttarpara.[1] The 18 census towns are: Purba Tajpur, Kharsarai, Begampur, Chikrand, Pairagachha, Monoharpur, Barijhati, Garalgachha, Krishnapur, Mrigala, Raghunathpur, Dakshin Rajyadharpur, Bamunari, Rishra, Nabagram Colony , Kanaipur, Nababpur , Kumirmora , Masat , Gangadharpur , Jangalpara , Manirampur , Bhagabatipur , Ramanathpur , Dudhkalmi.[2]

Blocks[edit]

Chanditala–I block[edit]

Rural area under Chanditala–I block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Ainya, Haripur, Moshat, Bhagabatipur, Krishnarampur, Nababpur, Gangadharpur, Kumirmore and Shiyakhala.[1] Urban area under this block consists of nine census towns: :Nababpur, Kumirmora, Masat, Gangadharpur, Jangalpara, Manirampur, Bhagabatipur, Ramanathpur, Dudhkalmi[2] Chanditala police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Masat.[4]

Chanditala–II block[edit]

Rural area under Chanditala–II block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Baksa, Chanditala, Janai, Mrigala, Barijhati, Kapasaria, Naiti, Begumpur, Garalgachha, Monaharpur and Panchghora.[1] Urban area under this block consists of ten census towns: Purba Tajpur, Kharsarai, Begampur, Chikrand, Pairagachha, Monoharpur, Barijhati, Garalgachha, Krishnapur and Mrigala.[2] Chanditala and Dankuni police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Chanditala.[4]

Jangipara block[edit]

Rural area under Jangipara block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Antpur, Jangipara, Radhanagar, Rasidpur, Dilakash, Kotalpur, Rajbalhat–I, Furfura, Mundalika and Rajbalhat–II.[1] There is no urban area under this block.[2] Jangipara police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Jangipara.[4]

Sreerampur Uttarpara block[edit]

Rural area under Sreerampur Uttarpara block consists of six gram panchayats, viz. Kanaipur, Payarapur, Rajyadharpur, Nabagram, Raghunathpur and Rishra.[1] Urban area under this block consists of six census towns: Raghunathpur, Dakshin Rajyadharpur, Bamunari, Rishra,[5] Nabagram Colony and Kanaipur.[2] Sreerampur, Uttarpara and Dankuni police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Sreerampur.[4]

Legislative segments[edit]

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[6]

  • The area under the municipalities of Uttarpara Kotrung and Konnagar along with the gram panchayats of Nabagram, Kanaipur and Raghunathpur under the Sreerampur Uttarpara block will form the Uttarpara assembly constituency of West Bengal.
  • Wards numbered 3–19 and 25 of the Sreerampur municipality, the area under the Rishra municipality and the gram panchayats of Rajyadharpur and Rishra under the Sreerampur Uttarpara block together will form the Sreerampur assembly constituency.
  • Wards numbered 1, 2, 20–24 of the Sreerampur municipality, the municipal area in Baidyabati, and the Payarapur gram panchayat of the Sreerampur Uttarpara block will be part of the Champdani assembly constituency.
  • The gram panchayats of Begumpur, Kapasaria and Panchghora under the Chanditala–II block will be part of the area defining the Singur assembly constituency.
  • The other nine gram panchayats under the Chanditala–II block will form the Chanditala assembly constituency along with five gram panchayats under the Chanditala–I block, viz. Bhagabatipur, Gangadharpur, Krishnarampur, Kumirmore and Nababpur.
  • The other four gram panchayats under the Chanditala–I block, viz. Ainya, Haripur, Masat and Shiyakhala, and the area under the Jangipara block will together form the Jangipara assembly constituency.
  • The constituencies of Uttarpara, Sreerampur, Champdani, Chanditala and Jangipara will be assembly segments of the Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency).
  • The Singur constituency will be an assembly segment of the Hooghly (Lok Sabha constituency).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "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 21 December 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "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 21 December 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c d "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 21 December 2008. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Hooghly district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 December 2008. 
  5. ^ Rishra census town is different from Rishra municipality.
  6. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 16, 24. Retrieved 19 January 2009.