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Kamarkundu

Kamarkundu
Village
Kamarkundu is located in West Bengal
Kamarkundu
Kamarkundu
Location in West Bengal, India
Kamarkundu is located in India
Kamarkundu
Kamarkundu
Kamarkundu (India)
Coordinates: 22°50′N 88°12′E / 22.833°N 88.200°E / 22.833; 88.200
Country India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Languages
 • Official Maithili
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB
Lok Sabha constituency Arambagh
Vidhan Sabha constituency Haripal
Website wb.gov.in

Kamarkundu is a village in Kamarkundu Gopalnagar gram panchayat in Singur block in Chandannagore subdivision of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography

Kamarkundu is located at 22°50′N 88°12′E / 22.83°N 88.20°E / 22.83; 88.20

This is a rich agricultural area with several cold storages.[1]

Economy

Around a total of 32 lakh people from all around the city commute to Kolkata daily for work. In the Howrah-Tarakeswar section there are 48 trains that carry commuters from 21 railway stations. In the Howrah-Bardhaman (chord line) section 48 trains carry commuters from 30 railway stations.[2]

Transport

At Kamarkundu railway station, the Sheoraphuli-Bishnupur branch line goes above the Howrah-Bardhaman chord. Since the lines are at two levels, trains cannot switch routes. Platforms are at two levels.[3]

External links

References

  1. ^ "List of functioning Cold Storage of West Bengal District wise as on 18.01.07". West Bengal State Marketing Board. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
  2. ^ Dey, Teesta. "The Suburban Railway Network of Kolkata: A Geographical Apprisal" (PDF). eTraverse, the Indian journal of spatial science, 2012. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Trivia". Highest speed sections of track. IRFCA. Retrieved 2012-01-15.