Suti II

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Suti II
সূতী II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Suti II is located in West Bengal
Suti II
Suti II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°35′53″N 88°02′02″E / 24.598°N 88.034°E / 24.598; 88.034Coordinates: 24°35′53″N 88°02′02″E / 24.598°N 88.034°E / 24.598; 88.034
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Government
 • Type Community development block
Area
 • Total 94.86 km2 (36.63 sq mi)
Elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 278,922
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates 125,111 (55.23%)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 742161 (Panchthupi)
742201 (Aurangabad)
Telephone/STD code 03485
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB-57, WB-58
Lok Sabha constituency Jangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Suti
Website murshidbad.nic.in

Suti II is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Jangipur subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Suti police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Dafahat. It is located 76 km from Baharampur, the district headquarters.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Aurangabad, a census town in Suti II block, is located at 24°35′53″N 88°02′02″E / 24.598°N 88.034°E / 24.598; 88.034

Suti II CD Block is bounded by Samserganj CD Block in the north, Chapai Nawabganj District of Bangladesh, across the Ganges, in the east, Pakur CD Block of Jharkhand in the west, Suti I and Raghunathganj II CD Blocks in the south.[1]

Area[edit]

Suti II CD Block has an area of 94.86 km2.[2]

Physical features[edit]

The Bhagirathi divides the district into two parts namely Bagri on the east and Rahr on the west. The Padma separates the district from Malda district, and Chapai Nawabganj and Rajshahi districts of Bangladesh.[3]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats in Suti II block/ panchayat samiti are: Aurangabad I, Aurangabad II, Bajitpur, Jagtai I, Jagtai II, Kashimnagar, Laxmipur, Mahesail I, Mahesail II and Umrapur.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Suti II CD Block had a total population of 278,922, of which 110,767 were rural and 168,155 were urban. There were 139,995 (50%) males and 138,927 (50%) females. Population below 6 years was 52,382. Scheduled Castes numbered 20,461 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 493.[5]

As per 2001 census, Suti II block has a total population of 213,069, out of which 107,506 were males and 105,563 were females. Suti II block registered a population growth of 35.05 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[6]

Census towns and large villages[edit]

Census towns in Suti II CD Block were (2011 population figures in brackets): Jagtaj (11,261), Debipur (6,506), Aurangabad (39,261), Mahendrapur (6,979), Hafania (8,171), Dafahat (15,688), Paschim Punropara (40,683), Ichhlampur (6,015), Chakmeghoan (5,360), Kakramari (9,423), Khanpur (5,510), Khidirpur (5,526) and Bhabki (7,772).[5]

Large villages in Suti II CD Block were (2011 population figures in brackets): Bauripuni (5,036), Umrapur (19,855), Bhagalpur (11,528), Baliaghati (5,610), Sankarpur (4,530), Bazegazipur (6,502), Gazipur (4.600), Mahesail (16,178) and Amuha (4,331).[5]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Suti II CD Block was 125,111 (55.23% of the population above 6 years) out of which 68,664 (55%) were males and 56,447 (45%) were females.[5]

As per 2011 census, literacy in Murshidabad district was 66.59.[7]Literacy in West Bengal was 77.08% in 2011.[8]Literacy in India in 2011 was 74.04%.[8]

Language[edit]

Bengali is the local language in these areas.[1]

Transport[edit]

NH 34 passes through Suti II block.

Healthcare[edit]

Suti II block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Suti-II Block". onefivenine. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001 – Mushidabad district. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on September 28, 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Murshidabad". Geography. Murshidabad district. Retrieved 23 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12" (PDF). Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 14 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  7. ^ "District Census 2011". Population Census 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  8. ^ a b "Provisional population tables and annexures" (PDF). Census 2011:Table 2(3) Literates and Literacy rates by sex. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 9 February 2016. 
  9. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-02-17.