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|Community development block|
|• Type||Community development block|
|• Total||106.60 km2 (41.16 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Maldah Dakshin|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Mothabari, Sujapur|
Kaliachak I (community development block) is an administrative division in Malda Sadar subdivision of Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Kaliachak police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Kaliachak.
Kaliachak I community development block is located at
Gram panchayats of Kaliachak I block/ panchayat samiti are:
Left bank erosion of the Ganges upstream of Farakka Barrage has rendered nearly 4.5 lakh people homeless in Manikchak, Kaliachak I, II and III and Ratua blocks over the last three decades of the past century. The worst hit area is between Bhutnidiara and Panchanandapore in Kaliachak II block. According to the Ganga Bhangan Pratirodh Action Nagarik Committee 750 km2 area was lost in 30 years in the Manikchak and Kalichak areas.
As per 2011 Census of India Kaliachak I CD Block had a total population of 392,517 of which 269,058 were rural and 123,459 were urban. There were 200,451 males and 192,066 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 15,033 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 1,542.
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As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kaliachak I CD Block was 213,041 out of which 113,570 were males and 99,471 were females.
The National Highway 34 (India) is going through heart of Kaliachak which is connecting with Malda Town and Farakka. There is a railway station Khaltipur Railway Station is on Howrah-New Jalpaiguri line.