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Mal (community development block)

Mal
Community development block
Mal is located in West Bengal
Mal
Mal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°51′N 88°45′E / 26.85°N 88.75°E / 26.85; 88.75
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictJalpaiguri
Area
 • Total545.99 km2 (210.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total264,711
 • Density480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyJalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMal
Websitejalpaiguri.gov.in

Mal (community development block) is an administrative division in Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Mal police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Malbazar.[1][2]

Geography

Malbazar is located at 26°51′N 88°45′E / 26.85°N 88.75°E / 26.85; 88.75.

Mal community development block has an area of 545.99  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Mal block/ panchayat samiti are: Bagrakote, Chapadanga, Chengmari, Damdim, Kranti, Kumlai, Lataguri, Moulani, Odlabari, Rajadanga, Rungamuttee and Tesimla.[3]

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Mal CD Block had a total population of 299,556 of which 275,184 were rural and 24,172 were urban. There were 151,826 males and 147,730 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 80,400 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 103,356.[4]

Literacy

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Mal CD Block was 172,753, out of which 97,994 were males and 74,759 were females.[4]

Transport

NH 31 passes through the block.

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 August 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 August 2015.