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Gaighata, North 24 Parganas

Gaighata is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Gaighata is located in India
Gaighata (India)
Coordinates: 22°56′04″N 88°43′51″E / 22.934521°N 88.730754°E / 22.934521; 88.730754
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
 • Total3,878
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
743249 (Gaighata)
Telephone/STD code03215
Lok Sabha constituencyBangaon
Vidhan Sabha constituencyGaighata

Gaighata is a village in Gaighata CD Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Police station

Gaighata police station covers an area of 248.64 km2 and serves a population of 329,815. Gaighata police district has a border of 21.72 km, of which 15 km is unfenced. It has jurisdiction over Gaighata CD Block.[1]


As per the 2011 Census of India, Gaighata had a total population of 3,878, of which 1,999 (52%) were males and 1,879 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 354. The total number of literates in Gaighata was 3,212 (91.15% of the population over 6 years).[2]


NH 112 (also known as Jessore Road and SH 3 (common route in this area) passes through Gaighata and separate out here.[3]


Gaighata High School is a Bengali-medium co-educational higher secondary school. It was established in 1948.[4][5]

Gaighata Benimadhab Balika Vidyalaya is a Bengali-medium girls only high school. It was established in 1958.[6]


Gaighata has a primary health centre with 6 beds.[7]


  1. ^ "North 24 Parganas Dist. Police". Know Your Police Station. District Police. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  2. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  3. ^ Google maps
  4. ^ "Gaighata High School". Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  5. ^ "List of Institutions". Page 21. West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Gaighata Benimadhab Balika Vidyalaya". Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 May 2018.