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Hili (community development block)


Hili (community development block)

Hili (CD Block)
হিলি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Hili (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Hili (CD Block)
Hili (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
 • Total 88.10 km2 (34.02 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 77,246
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Balurghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Balurghat
Website .in.nicddinajpur

Hili (community development block) is an administrative division in Balurghat subdivision of Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Hili police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Hili.[1][2]


  • Geography 1
    • Gram panchayats 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • Transport 3
  • References 4


Hili is located at . Hili community development block has an area of 88.10  km2.[2]

There is a small river named Jamuna in the Hili block.[3]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Hili block/ panchayat samiti are: Binshira, Dhalpara, Hili, Jamalpur, and Panjul.[4]


As per 2001 census, Hili block has a total population of 77,246, out of which 39,532 were males and 37714 were females. Hili block registered a population growth of 24.98 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.11 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]


At the time of partition in 1947, Hili Railway Station got located in Pakistan and is now in Hakimpur Upazila of Bangladesh.[6]

Extension of the Eklakhi-Balurghat Branch Line to Hili was announced in the Rail Budget for 2010-11.[7]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Dakshin Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur district (05). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "Dakshin Dinajpur". Rivers. District administration. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 4". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  6. ^ "Hili Rail Station". Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  7. ^ "Railway projects galore for Bengal". The Hindu Business Line, 26 February 2010. Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
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