Taki Road Railway Station
|District||North 24 Parganas|
|• Body||Taki Municipality|
|• Municipality Chairman||Somnath Mukhopadhaya|
|Elevation||5 m (16 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|STD Code - 03217||Pin Code- 743429|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Basirhat Dakshin|
As per the 2011 Census of India, Taki had a total population of 38,263, of which 19,562 (51%) were males and 18,701 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 3,419. The total number of literates in Taki was 28,939 (83.05% of the population over 6 years).
As of 2001[update] India census, Taki had a population of 37,302. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Taki has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 61%. In Taki, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
There are a Library (Taki District Library) and a college named Taki Government College situated in Taki town. Taki Government High School, is the oldest and of this area. Other renowned schools like Taki S. L. Girls High School and Taki Bhabanath High School are there. Ramakrishna Mission also established a branch with Taki Ramakrishna Mission High School and hostel facilities in Taki.
Taki is known for its sweets called "Chhanar Malpoa". Other than local Kali Puja, Durga Puja, etc. this place became a tourist picnic spot beside the Ichamati river due to the international border between India and Bangladesh.
Taki Government College was established in 1950. Affiliated to the West Bengal State University, it offers honours courses in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, history, philosophy, political science, economics, geography, mathematics, chemistry, physics, botany and zoology, and a post-graduate course in Bengali.
Taki Rural Hospital at Taki with 50 beds functions as the main medical facility in Hasnabad CD Block. There are primary health centres at Bhurkundu (Bhawanipur PHC with10 beds), Bhebia (Ghola PHC with 6 beds) and Bara Bankra (Barunhat PHC with 10).
View from Taki Guest House. The shores of Bangladesh is visible on the other side of Ichamati River
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|Bijoya Dashami 2011 on the Ichhamati at Taki|