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Mathabhanga subdivision

Mathabhanga subdivision
subdivision
Mathabhanga subdivision is located in West Bengal
Mathabhanga subdivision
Mathabhanga subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Mathabhanga subdivision is located in India
Mathabhanga subdivision
Mathabhanga subdivision
Mathabhanga subdivision (India)
Coordinates: 26°20′N 89°13′E / 26.33°N 89.22°E / 26.33; 89.22
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictCooch Behar
HeadquartersMathabhanga
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Vehicle registrationWB
Websitewb.gov.in

Mathabhanga subdivision is a subdivision of the Cooch Behar district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of Mathabhanga municipality and three community development blocks: Sitalkuchi, Mathabhanga–I and Mathabhanga–II. The three blocks contain 28 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Mathabhanga.

Area

Apart from the Mathabhanga municipality, the subdivision contains rural areas of 28 gram panchayats under three community development blocks: Sitalkuchi, Mathabhanga–I and Mathabhanga–II.[1] There is no urban area under these three blocks.[2]

Blocks

Sitalkuchi block

Rural area under Sitalkuchi block consists of eight gram panchayats, viz. Barokaimari, Chhotosalbari, Gosairhat, Lalbazar, Bhawerthana, Golenowhati, Khalisamari and Sitalkuchi.[1] Sitalkuchi police station serves this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Sitalkuchi.[4]

Mathabhanga–I block

Rural area under Mathabhanga–I block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Bairagirhat, Hazrahat–II, Kursamari, Shikarpur, Gopalpur, Jorpatki, Nayarhat, Hazrahat–I, Kedarhat and Pachagarh.[1] Mathabhanga and Ghoksadanga police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Mathabhanga.[4]

Mathabhanga–II block

Rural area under Mathabhanga–II block consists of ten gram panchayats, viz. Angarkata–Pardubi, Ghoksardanga, Nishiganj–II, Unishbisha, Barasoulmari, Latapota, Premerdanga, Fulbari, Nishiganj–I and Ruidanga.[1] Mathabhanga and Ghoksadanga police stations serve this block.[3] Headquarters of this block is in Bhogmara.[4]

Legislative segments

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, the Mathabhanga municipality, Mathabhanga–II block and Hazrahat–I, Hazrahat–II and Pachagarh gram panchayats of Mathabhanga–I block together will constitute the Mathabhanga assembly constituency of West Bengal. The other seven gram panchayats of Mathabhanga–I block, viz. Bairagirhat, Kursamari, Shikarpur, Gopalpur, Jorpatki, Nayarhat and Kedarhat will form the Sitalkuchi assembly constituency along with the whole area under Sitalkuchi block. Both the constituencies will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates. Both constituencies will be part of Cooch Behar (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 19 March 2008. Archived from the original on 25 February 2009. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  2. ^ "District Wise List of Statutory Towns( Municipal Corporation,Municipality,Notified Area and Cantonment Board) , Census Towns and Outgrowths, West Bengal, 2001". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 25 April 2009. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  3. ^ a b c "List of Districts/C.D.Blocks/ Police Stations with Code No., Number of G.Ps and Number of Mouzas". Census of India, Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 13 February 2010. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  4. ^ a b c "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 December 2008.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 4, 23. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 May 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2009.