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Dakshin Khanda

Dakshin Khanda
Census Town
Dakshin Khanda is located in West Bengal
Dakshin Khanda
Dakshin Khanda
Location in West Bengal, India
Dakshin Khanda is located in India
Dakshin Khanda
Dakshin Khanda
Dakshin Khanda (India)
Coordinates: 23°37′11.6″N 87°13′01.6″E / 23.619889°N 87.217111°E / 23.619889; 87.217111
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Bardhaman
 • Total8,449
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyAsansol
Vidhan Sabha constituencyRaniganj

Dakshin Khanda is a census town in Andal CD Block in Durgapur subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Cities and towns in the southern and eastern portions of Durgapur subdivision in Paschim Bardhaman district
MC: Municipal Corporation, CT: census town, R: rural centre, A: airport, B: barrage, H: historical site
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


As per the 2011 census, 79.22% of the population of Durgapur subdivision was urban and 20.78% was rural. The sole municipal corporation in Durgapur subdivision is located at Durgapur and the subdivision has 38 (+1 partly) census towns (partly presented in the map alongside; all places marked on the map are linked in the full-screen map).[1]

Siduli, Khandra, Ukhra, Mahira, Dakshin Khanda, Harishpur, Kajora, a part of Andal (gram), (all in Andal CD Block), Parashkol (partly in Pandabeswar CD Block and partly in Andal CD Block) and Chak Bankola (partly in Pandabeswar CD Block and partly in Andal CD Block), lying north of NH 19 (old numbering NH 2)/ Grand Trunk Road form a cluster of census towns. This cluster is linked with two more clusters of census towns – one located south of NH 19 in Andal CD Block and another lying in Pandabeswar CD Block.[2]


As per 2011 Census of India Dakshin Khanda had a total population of 8,449 of which 4,344 (51%) were males and 4,105 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 899. The total number of literates in Dakshin Khanda was 5,907 (78.24% of the population over 6 years).[3]


  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Burdwan". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook Bardhaman, Series 20, Part XII A, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Map of Ondal CD Block, page 229. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  3. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 February 2017.