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Memari II (community development block)

Memari II
Community development block
Memari II is located in West Bengal
Memari II
Memari II
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
Parliamentary constituency Bardhaman Purba, Bardhaman-Durgapur
Assembly constituency Memari, Manteswar
 • Total 71.48 sq mi (185.13 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 135,621
 • Density 1,900/sq mi (733/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 69.89 per cent

Memari II (community development block) (Bengali: মেমারী II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Memari police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Paharhati.[1][2]


Satgachia, a constituent panchayat of Memari II block, is located at .

Memari II community development block has an area of 185.13  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Memari II block/panchayat samiti are: Barapalason I, Barapalason II, Bijpur I, Bijpur II, Bohar I, Bohar II, Kuchut, Satgachia I and Satgachia II.[3]


As per 2001 census, Memari II block had a total population of 135,621, out of which 69,486 were males and 66,135 were females. Memari II block registered a population growth of 13.67 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Bardhaman district was 14.36 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 35,310 formed around one-third the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 24,819.[5]


As per 2001 census, Memari II block had a total literacy of 69.89 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 79.54 per cent female literacy was 59.77 per cent. Bardhaman district had a total literacy of 70.18 per cent, male literacy being 78.63 per cent and female literacy being 60.95 per cent.[6]

External links

  • District map showing blocks


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