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Purulia Sadar West subdivision

Purulia Sadar West subdivision

পুরুলিয়া সদর পশ্চিম মহকুমা
Subdivision
Purulia Sadar West subdivision is located in West Bengal
Purulia Sadar West subdivision
Purulia Sadar West subdivision
Location in West Bengal, India
Purulia Sadar West subdivision is located in India
Purulia Sadar West subdivision
Purulia Sadar West subdivision
Purulia Sadar West subdivision (India)
Coordinates: 23°22′N 85°58′E / 23.37°N 85.97°E / 23.37; 85.97
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurulia
HeadquartersJhalda
Area
 • Total2,327.98 km2 (898.84 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,037,021
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Vehicle registrationWB

Purulia Sadar West subdivision is a subdivision of the Purulia district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Subdivisions

Purulia district is divided into the following administrative subdivisions:[1]

Subdivision Headquarter
Area
km2
Population
(2011)
Rural Population %
(2001)
Urban Population %
(2001)
Purulia Sadar West subdivision Jhalda 2,327.98 1,037,021 94.60 5.40
Purulia Sadar East subdivision Purulia 2,336.20 1,055,337 87.55 12.45
Raghunathpur subdivision Raghunathpur 1,559.68 83,7757 87.37 12.63
Purulia district Purulia 6,259.00 2,930,115 89.93 10.07

Purulia Sadar West subdivision has a density of population of 445 per km2. 35.39% of the population of the district resides in this subdivision.[2]

Administrative units

Purulia Sadar West subdivision has 7 police stations, 7 community development blocks, 7 panchayat samitis, 59 gram panchayats, 882 inhabited villages, 1 municipality, 5 census towns. The single municipality is at Jhalda. The census towns are: Chekya, Begun Kodar, Jaypur, Balarampur, Barabazar. Jhalda, a municipal town, has been included as a census town in the census figures. It is not included as a census town here. The subdivision has its headquarters at Jhalda.[3][4]

Police stations

Police stations in Purulia Sadar West subdivision have the following features and jurisdiction:[5]

Police Station Area covered
km2
Inter-state border
km
Municipal Town CD Block
Arsha 187.5 - - Arsha
Baghmundi 275 41.91 - Banghmundi
Balarampur 299.5 12.39 - Balarampur
Barabazar 414 44.39 - Barabazar
Jaypur 230.50 52 - Joypur
Jhalda 290 48.7 Jhalda Jhalda I, Jhalda II (part)
Kotshila 284 25.48 - Jhalda II (part)

Blocks

Community development blocks in Purulia Sadar West subdivision are:[2][6]

CD Block Headquarters Area
km2
Population
(2011)
SC % ST % Literacy
Rate %
Census
Towns
Jhalda I Masina 315.09 137,143 12.39 11.38 66.18
Jhalda II Kotshila 256.61 148,156 10.57 10.74 54.76 2
Joypur Jaypur 230.47 133,349 14.37 9.80 57.94 1
Arsha Sirkabad 375.04 154,736 11.82 21.69 54.78
Baghmundi Patardi 427.95 135,579 10.36 25.11 57.17
Balarampur Baghadih 300.88 137.950 11.91 31.71 60.40 1
Barabazar Barabazar 418.06 170,569 7.39 19.40 63.27 1

Gram panchayats

The subdivision contains 59 gram panchayats under 7 community development blocs:[7]

  • Jhalda–I block: Ichag, Jhalda–Darda, Mathari–Khamar, Tulin, Ilu–Jargo, Kalma, Noyadih, Hensahatu, Marum Osina and Pusti.
  • Jhalda–II block: Bamniya–Belyadih, Chitmu, Nowahatu, Begunkodar, Hirapur Adardih, Rigid, Chekya, Majhidih and Tatuara.
  • Joypur block: Baragram, Joypur, Ropo, Upankahan, Ghagra, Mukundapur and Sidhi–Jamra.
  • Arsha: Arsha, Chatuhansa, Hensla, Puara, Beldih, Hetgugui, Mankiary and Sirkabad.
  • Bagmundi block: Ajodhya, Beergram, Matha, Sindri, Baghmundi, Burda–Kalimati, Serengdih and Tunturi–Suisa.
  • Balarampur block: Balarampur, Bela, Genrua, Tentlow, Baraurma, Darda and Ghatbera–Kerowa.
  • Barabazar block: Banjora, Berada, Latpada, Tumrasole, Bansbera, Bhagabandh, Sindri, Barabazar and Dhelatbamu Sukurhutu.

Electoral constituencies

Lok Sabha (parliamentary) and Vidhan Sabha (state assembly) constituencies in Purulia district were as follows:

Lok Sabha constituency Vidhan Sabha constituency Reservation CD Block and/or Gram panchayat
Purulia Balarampur None Balarampur CD Block; Chakaltore, Dimdiha, Durku, Garafusra, Lagda
and Sonaijuri gram panchayats of Purulia I CD Block; and Chatu Hansa,
Hensla and Puara gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[8]
Baghmundi None Jhalda municipality; Jhalda I and Baghmundi CD Blocks;
Hetgugui and Sirkabad gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[8]
Joypur None Joypur and Jhalda II CD Blocks;
Arsha, Beldih and Manikary gram panchayats of Arsha CD Block.[8]
Purulia None Purulia municipality; Purulia II CD Block; Bhandar Purachipida
and Manara gram panchayats of Purulia I CD Block.[8]
Manbazar ST Manbazar I and Puncha CD Blocks; Chatumadar, Daldali
and Manguria Lalpur gram panchayats of Hura CD Block.[8]
Kashipur None Kashipur CD Block; Hura, Jabarrah, Kalabani, Keshargarh, Ladhurka,
Lakhanpur and Rakhera Bishpuri gram panchayats of Hura CD Block.[8]
Para SC Para and Raghunathpur II CD Blocks.[8]
Bankura Raghunathpur SC Raghunathpur municipality; Raghunathpur I, Neturia and Santuri CD Blocks.[8]
Other assembly segments in Bankura district
Jhargram (ST) Bandwan ST Bandwan, Barabazar and Manbazar II CD Blocks.[8]
Other assembly segments in Paschim Medinipur district

References

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Table 2.2, 2.4(a). Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Table 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Table 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 2008-03-19. Archived from the original on February 25, 2009. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  5. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  6. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal". Purulia - Revised in March 2008. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 10 October 2016.