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Panchthupi is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Panchthupi is located in India
Panchthupi (India)
Coordinates: 23°53′34″N 87°59′20″E / 23.8928°N 87.9889°E / 23.8928; 87.9889
Country India
StateWest Bengal
 • Total7,956
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
742161 (Panchthupi)
Telephone/STD code03484
Lok Sabha constituencyBaharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBurwan

Panchthupi (also spelled Panch Thupi) is a village in Burwan CD Block in Kandi subdivision of Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India.


As per the 2011 Census of India, Panch Thupi had a total population of 7,956, of which 4,092 (51%) were males and 3,864 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,117. The total number of literates in Panch Thupi was 4,445 (64.99% of the population over 6 years).[1]


Dak Bangla Road links Panchthupi to SH 7 running from Rajgram (in Birbhum district) to Midnapore (in Paschim Medinipur district).[2][3]


Panchthupi Haripada Gouribala College was established in 1996 at Panchthupi. Affiliated with the University of Kalyani it offers honours courses in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, philosophy, political science and history. It offers general courses in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Arabic, philosophy, political science and history.[4]

Sunil Dhar Memorial B.P.Ed. College, a college for physical education, was established at Panchthupi in 2007.[5]

There is a high school named Panchthupi T.N. Institution which was established in 1904 by Troilokya nath Adhikari. There is a girls' high School named sri Sri Ram Krishna Sarada Balika Vidyapith which is the second girls' high school in Kandi subdivision. This school was established in 1954. Besides these are three primary school and three private primary school at Panchthupi.[citation needed]


There is a Primary Health Centre at Panchthupi (with 10 beds).[6]


  1. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  2. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  3. ^ Google maps
  4. ^ "Panchthupi Haripada-Gouribala College". PH-GC. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Sunil Dhar Memorial B.P.Ed College". College Admission. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 19 September 2017.