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Rudranagar

Rudranagar
Village
Rudranagar is located in West Bengal
Rudranagar
Rudranagar
Location in West Bengal, India
Rudranagar is located in India
Rudranagar
Rudranagar
Rudranagar (India)
Coordinates: 21°44′45″N 88°05′39″E / 21.7458°N 88.0943°E / 21.7458; 88.0943
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
Population
 (2011)
 • Total7,132
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
743343
Telephone/STD code+91 3210
Lok Sabha constituencyMathurapur
Vidhan Sabha constituencySagar
Websitewww.s24pgs.gov.in

Rudranagar is a village in Sagar CD block in Kakdwip subdivision of South 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography

Places in Kakdwip subdivision (Kakdwip, Sagar, Namkhana, Patharpratima CD blocks) in South 24 Parganas district
R: rural/ urban centre
Places linked with coastal activity are marked in blue
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Area overview

Kakdwip subdivision has full rural population. The entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta. The southern part of the delta has numerous channels and islands such as Henry’s Island, Sagar Island, Frederick Island and Fraserganj Island. The subdivision is a part of the Sundarbans settlements. A comparatively recent country-wide development is the guarding of the coastal areas by special coastal forces. The area attracts large number of tourists – Gangasagar and Fraserganj-Bakkhali are worth mentioning. Gobardhanpur holds a promise for the future.[1][2][3]

Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.

Location

Rudranagar is located at 21°44′45″N 88°05′39″E / 21.7458°N 88.0943°E / 21.7458; 88.0943.

Demographics

As per the 2011 Census of India, Rudranagar had a total population of 7,132, of which 3,666 (51%) were males and 3,466 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 735. The total number of literates in Rudranagar was 6,397 (55.86% of the population over 6 years).[4]

Civic administration

Police station

Sagar police station covers an area of 224.3 km2. It has jurisdiction over parts of Sagar CD block.[5][6]

CD block HQ

The headquarters of Sagar CD block are located at Rudranagar.[7]

Transport

Rudranagar-Jibantala Road links Rudranagar to Kachuberia, where a ferry is available across the Muri Ganga River to Harwood Point on the main land.[8]

Education

Rudranagar Debendra Bidyapith is a Bengali-medium co-educational higher secondary school. It was established in 1951. It has facilities for teaching from class V to class XII.[9]

Sagar Mahavidyalaya at Harinbari is located close-by.

References

  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 South Twety-four Parganas". Table 2.1 , 2.2, 2.4b. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011, West Bengal, District Census Handbook, South Twentyfour Parganas, Series – 20, Part XII-A, Village and Town Directory" (PDF). Page 13, Physigraphy. Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  3. ^ "District Human Development Report: South 24 Parganas". Chapter 9: Sundarbans and the Remote Islanders, p 290-311. Development & Planning Department, Government of West Bengal, 2009. Archived from the original on 5 October 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  4. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Sagar Police Station". Sundarban police district. West Bengal police. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  6. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 South 24 Parganas". Table No. 2.1. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  7. ^ "BDO Offices under South 24 Parganas District". West Bengal Public Library Network, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  8. ^ Google maps
  9. ^ "Rudranagar Debendra Bidyapith". School Square. Retrieved 25 October 2019.