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Bandipur, North 24 Parganas

Census Town
Bandipur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Bandipur is located in India
Bandipur (India)
Coordinates: 22°44′09″N 88°23′45″E / 22.7357°N 88.3957°E / 22.7357; 88.3957
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
 • Total0.83 km2 (0.32 sq mi)
 • Total8,115
 • Density9,800/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
700118, 700119
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyDum Dum
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKhardaha

Bandipur is a census town in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is close to Kolkata and also a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration.


Cities and towns in the southern portion of Barrackpore subdivision in North 24 Parganas district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town,
N: neighbourhood/ administrative location
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


Chak Kanthalia, Ruiya, Patulia and Bandipur form a cluster of census towns around Titagarh/ Khardaha. Karna Madhabpur, with the CD Block headquarters, and Nilganj are located nearby.[1]

96% of the population of Barrackpore subdivision (partly presented in the map alongside, the places marked on the map are linked in full screen map) lives in urban areas. In 2011, it had a density of population of 10,967 per km2 The subdivision has 16 municipalities and 24 census towns.[2]

For most of the cities/ towns information regarding density of population is available in the Infobox. Population data is not available for neighbourhoods. It is available for the entire municipal area and thereafter ward-wise.

Police station

Khardaha police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Khardaha municipal area and Barrackpore II CD Block.[3][4]

Post Office

Bandipur has a delivery branch post office, with PIN 700119 in the North Presidency Division of North 24 Parganas district in Calcutta region. Other post offices with the same PIN are Bisalakshi Ghat, Titagarh, Bramhasthan and Patulia.[5]



As per the 2011 Census of India, Bandipur had a total population of 8,115, of which 4,118 (52%) were males and 3,927 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 905. The total number of literates in Bandipur was 5,611 (77.82% of the population over 6 years).[6]

Kolkata Urban Agglomeration

The following Municipalities, Census Towns and other locations in Barrackpore subdivision were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in the 2011 census: Kanchrapara (M), Jetia (CT), Halisahar (M), Balibhara (CT), Naihati (M), Bhatpara (M), Kaugachhi (CT), Garshyamnagar (CT), Garulia (M), Ichhapur Defence Estate (CT), North Barrackpur (M), Barrackpur Cantonment (CB), Barrackpore (M), Jafarpur (CT), Ruiya (CT), Titagarh (M), Khardaha (M), Bandipur (CT), Panihati (M), Muragachha (CT) New Barrackpore (M), Chandpur (CT), Talbandha (CT), Patulia (CT), Kamarhati (M), Baranagar (M), South Dumdum (M), North Dumdum (M), Dum Dum (M), Noapara (CT), Babanpur (CT), Teghari (CT), Nanna (OG), Chakla (OG), Srotribati (OG) and Panpur (OG).[7]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Bandipur covered an area of 0.83 km2. Amongst the medical facilities it has a dispensary/ primary health centre, a family welfare centre, a maternity home and a medicine shop. Amongst the educational facilities it has 3 primary schools. The nearest middle, secondary and senior secondary schools are available almost next door at Rahara (officially 0.5 km away). The nearest degree college is available within 1.5 km at Khardah(Ramkrishna Mission V.C.College).[8]


Bandipur is a little away from Kalyani Expressway and is linked to the latter by short local roads.[9]

Titagarh railway station and Khardaha railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line are located nearby.[10][9]


Bandipur Block Primary Health Centre, with 15 beds, is the main medical facility in Barracpore II CD Block. There are primary health centres at Muragachha (Bilkanda (Tegharia) PHC with 6 beds) and Sultanpur ( with 6 beds).[11][9]


  1. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Barrackpore II CD Block on Page 379. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Tables 2.1, 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook". North 24 Parganas 2013, Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Barrackpore Police Commissionerate". List of Police Stations with telephone numbers. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Bandipur PIN Code". Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  6. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2018.
  8. ^ "District Census Handbook North Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Pages 781-783 Statement I: Growth History, Pages 799-803; Statement II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Pages 791-794; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 795-796; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 803-805 Section: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  9. ^ a b c Google maps
  10. ^ "31311 Sealdah-Kalyani Simanta Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  11. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 15 June 2018.