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Dakshin Chatra

Dakshin Chatra
Census Town
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
 • Total7,275
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationWB

Dakshin Chatra is a census town in Baduria CD Block in Basirhat subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As of 2011 India census, Dakshin Chatra had a population of 7,275; of this, 3,697 are male, 3,578 female.[1] It has an average literacy rate of 80.12%, higher than the national average of 74.04%.


There is a primary health centre at Dakshin Chatra with 6 beds.[2]

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[3]


  1. ^ "Primary census abstract data". Census of India. Retrieved 23 February 2014. (For census towns, select "urban" radio button, then select state, district and sub-district. A drop down list of towns well appear. Select the town.)
  2. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 24 August 2007.