Suti I

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Suti I
সূতী I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Suti I is located in West Bengal
Suti I
Suti I
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°30′36″N 88°01′44″E / 24.510°N 88.029°E / 24.510; 88.029Coordinates: 24°30′36″N 88°01′44″E / 24.510°N 88.029°E / 24.510; 88.029
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
 • Type Community development block
 • Administrative Division Presidency
 • Headquarters Ahiran
 • Total 138.84 km2 (53.61 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 179,908
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates 86,725 (58.40%)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 742234 (Ahiran)
74223(Jangipur Barrage)
Telephone/STD code 03485
Vehicle registration WB-57, WB-58
Lok Sabha constituency Jangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Suti, Jangipur, Raghunathganj

Suti I (Bengali: সূতী I) 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 Ahiran. It is located 64 km from Baharampur, the district headquarters.



Suti I is located at 24°30′36″N 88°01′44″E / 24.510°N 88.029°E / 24.510; 88.029

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


Suti I CD Block has an area of 138.84 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 I block/ panchayat samiti are: Ahiran, Bahutali , Bansabati , Harua , Nurpur and Sadikpur.[4]



As per 2011 Census of India Suti I CD Block had a total population of 179,908, of which 150,803 were rural and 29,105 were urban. There were 91,905 (51%) males and 88,803 (49%) females. Population below 6 years was 31,398. Scheduled Castes numbered 25,860 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 261.[5]

As per 2001 census, Suti I block has a total population of 139,419, out of which 70,554 were males and 68,865 were females. Suti I block registered a population growth of 25.03 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 I CD Block were (2011 population figures in brackets): Madna (6,312), Ramkantapur (6,347), Nayabahadurpur (9,239) and Fatellapur (7,207).[5]

Large villages in Suti I CD Block were (2011 population figures in brackets): Kadoa (5,159), Bahutali (15,963), Sidhari (5,362), Hilora (7,667), Raturi (4,518), Bansabati (6,378), Gambhira (7,097), Harua (9,012), Gotha (4,486), Fatehpur (4,875), Fatullapur (4,291), Sadikpur (5,245), Ghorapakhiagangin (4,550), Ahiran (17,079), Alampur (4,206) and Ajagarpara (4,521).[5]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Suti I CD Block was 86,725 (58.40% of the population above 6 years) out of which 47,623 (55%) were males and 38,602 (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]


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

Educational Institutes[edit]



NH 34 and Indian Railway passes through Suti I block.

The Barharwa-Azimganj-Katwa loop line was constructed in 1913. This line passes through this block.[9] There is one railway station at Ahiran under Suti I CD Block - Ahiran Halt AHN/Ahiran Railway Station.


Suti I block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[10]


  1. ^ a b "Suti-I 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 27 September 2007. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  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. ^ "Barharwa-Azimganj-Katwa Railway". fibis. Retrieved 25 February 2016. 
  10. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 17 February 2011.