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Bankura Sadar subdivision

Bankura Sadar subdivision
বাঁকুড়া সদর মহকুমা
subdivision
Bankura Sadar subdivision is located in West Bengal
Bankura Sadar subdivision
Bankura Sadar subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Headquarters Bankura
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code ISO 3166-2:IN

Bankura Sadar subdivision is a subdivision of the Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of the Bankura municipality and eight community development blocs: Bankura — I, Bankura — II, Barjora, Chhatna, Gangajalghati, Mejia, Onda and Shaltora. The eight blocks contain two census towns: Barjora and Beliatore, and 75 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Bankura.

Contents

  • Area 1
  • Blocks 2
    • Bankura — I block 2.1
    • Bankura — II block 2.2
    • Barjora block 2.3
    • Chhatna block 2.4
    • Gangajalghati block 2.5
    • Mejia block 2.6
    • Onda block 2.7
    • Saltora block 2.8
  • Legislative segments 3
  • References 4

Area

Apart from Bankura municipality, the subdivision contains rural areas of 75 gram panchayats under eight community development blocks: Bankura — I, Bankura — II, Barjora, Chhatna, Gangajalghati, Mejia, Onda and Shaltora.[1]

Blocks

Bankura — I block

Bankura — I block consists of rural areas with six gram panchayats, viz. Anchuri, Jagadalla–I, Kalapathar, Andharthole, Jagadalla–II and Kenjakura.[1] Bankura police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Bankura.[3]

Bankura — II block

Bankura — II block consists of rural areas with seven gram panchayats, viz. Bikna, Kosthia, Narrah, Sanbandha, Janbedia, Mankanali and Purandarpur.[1] Bankura police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Kashiakol.[3]

Barjora block

Barjora block consists of two census towns: Barjora and Beliatore, and rural areas with 11 gram panchayats, viz. Barjora, Chhandar, Hatasuria, Pokhonna, Beliator, Ghutgoria, Khanrari, Shaharjora, Brindabanpur, Godardihi and Maliyara.[1] Barjora police station serves this block.[2] Block headquarters is in Barjora.[3][4]

Chhatna block

Chhatna block consists of rural areas with 13 gram panchayats, viz. Arrah, Dhaban, Jirrah, Teghari, Cheenabari, Ghoshergram, Metyala, Chhatna–I, Jamtora, Shaldiha, Chhatna–II, Jhunjhka and Shushunia.[1] Chhatna police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Chhatna.[3]

Gangajalghati block

Gangajalghati block consists of rural areas with ten gram panchayats, viz. Banasuria, Gangajalghati, Lachhmanpur, Piraboni, Barashal, Gobindadham, Latiaboni, Bhaktabandh, Kapista and Nityanandapur.[1] Gangajalghati police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Amarkanan.[3]

Mejia block

Mejia block consists of rural areas with five gram panchayats, viz. Ardhagram, Kushtor, Ramchandrapur, Banjora and Mejia.[1] Mejia police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Mejia.[3]

Onda block

Onda block consists of rural areas with 15 gram panchayats, viz. Chingani, Lodna, Nikunjapur, Ramsagar, Churamonipur, Majdiha, Onda–I, Ratanpur, Kalyani, Medinipur, Onda–II, Santor, Kantabari, Nakaijuri and Punisole.[1] Onda police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Onda.[3]

Saltora block

Saltora block consists of rural areas with eight gram panchayats, viz. Bamuntor, Gogra, Pabra, Saltora, Dhekia, Kanuri, Salma and Tiluri.[1] Shaltora police station serves this block.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Shaltora.[3]

Legislative segments

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal:[5]

  • The municipal area of Bankura, the Bankura–I block, and the gram panchayats of Janbedia, Mankanali and Purandarpur under the Bankura–II block will together form the Bankura assembly constituency of West Bengal.
  • The other four gram panchayats under the Bankura–II block and the area under the Onda block will define the area under the Onda assembly constituency.
  • The Chhatna block will be part of the Chhatna assembly constituency.
  • The Saltora block, the Mejhia block, and the gram panchayats of Banasuria, Barashal, Lachhmanpur and Latiaboni under the Gangajalghati block will together define the domain of the Saltora assembly constituency.
  • The other six gram panchayats under the Gangajalghati block and the area under the Barjora block will together form the Barjora assembly constituency.
  • The Saltora constituency will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.
  • The constituencies of Saltora, Bankura and Chhatna will be assembly segments of the Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency).
  • The constituencies of Onda and Barjora will be an assembly segment of the Bishnupur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 2008-03-19. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "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 2008-12-15. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2008-12-25. 
  4. ^ "Barjora Development Block". Official website of Bankura district. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-15. 
  5. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 20, 25. Retrieved 2009-01-22. 
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