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Bhangar Raghunathpur

Bhangar Raghunathpur
Census Town
Bhangar Raghunathpur is located in West Bengal
Bhangar Raghunathpur
Bhangar Raghunathpur
Location in West Bengal
Bhangar Raghunathpur is located in India
Bhangar Raghunathpur
Bhangar Raghunathpur
Location in India
Coordinates: 22°30′34″N 88°36′09″E / 22.5095°N 88.6024°E / 22.5095; 88.6024
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CD blockBhangar I
 • Total1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total6,037
 • Density4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code+91 3218
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19 to WB-22, WB-95 to WB-99
Lok Sabha constituencyJadavpur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBhangar

Bhangar Raghunathpur is a census town under Bhangar police station of Bhangar I CD block in Baruipur subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.


Bhangar Raghunathpur is located at 22°30′34″N 88°36′09″E / 22.5095°N 88.6024°E / 22.5095; 88.6024. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).


As per 2011 Census of India, Bhangar Raghunathpur had a total population of 6,037, of which 3,025 (50%) were males and 3,012 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 835. The total number of literates was 3,875 (74.49 % of the population over 6 years).[1]

As of 2001 Census of India, Bhangar Raghunathpur had a population of 5,009. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. It has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 65% and female literacy of 53%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.[2]

Civic administration

Police station

Bhangar police station covers an area of 121.87 sq km and has jurisdiction over Bhangar I and Bhangar II CD blocks.[3][4]

CD block HQ

The headquarters of Bhangar II CD block are located at Bhangar.[5]


As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Bhangar Raghunathpur covered an area of 1.51 km2. Among the civic amenities, the protected water supply involved overhead tank and service reservoir. It had 531 domestic electric connections. Among the medical facilities, a hospital, a dispensary/ health centre, a family welfare centre, a maternity and child welfare centre and a maternity home were available 1.5 km away, a veterinary hospital was available 2 km away, 7 medicine shops were there in the town. Among the educational facilities It had were 2 primary schools, 1 middle school, 1 secondary school, 1 senior secondary school, 1 general degree college. Among the commodities it produced were: grill, utensils, tobacco.[6]


Bhangar Mahavidyalaya, established in 1997, is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. It offers honours courses in Bengali, English, Arabic, education, history, philosophy, political science and geography, and general courses in arts, science and commerce.[7][8]


Nalmuri Rural Hospital at Nalmuri, located nearby, with 30 beds, is the major government medical facility in Bhangar I CD block. [9]


  1. ^ "CD block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Sonarpur police station". Baruipur police district. West Bengal police. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  4. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 South 24 Parganas". Table No. 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  5. ^ "BDO Offices under South 24 Parganas District". West Bengal Public Library Network, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  6. ^ "District Census Handbook South Twenty Four Parganas, Census of India 2011, Series 20, Part XII A" (PDF). Section II Town Directory, Pages 999-1006 Statement I: Status and Growth History, Pages 1006-1010; Statement II: Physical Aspects and Location of Towns, Pages 1010-1015; Statement III: Civic and other Amenities, Pages 1015-1019; Statement IV: Medical Facilities 2009, Pages 1019-1027 Statement V: Educational, Recreational and Cultural Facilities, Pages 1027- 1029: Statement VI:Industry and Banking. Directorate of Census Operations V, West Bengal. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Bhangar Mahavidyalay". BM. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  8. ^ "Bhangar Mahavidyalaya". College Duniya. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  9. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department" (PDF). Health Statistics – Rural Hospitals. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 11 November 2019.