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Tufanganj II (community development block)

Tufanganj II

তুফানগঞ্জ II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Nickname(s): 
TFG
Tufanganj II is located in West Bengal
Tufanganj II
Tufanganj II
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°24′27″N 89°51′41″E / 26.4073994°N 89.8612976°E / 26.4073994; 89.8612976
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictCooch Behar
Area
 • Total257.08 km2 (99.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total167,428
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialRajbanshi(Bengali), Bengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyAlipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituencyTufanganj
Websitecoochbehar.gov.in

Tufanganj II (community development block) also called Tufanganj-II Development Block is an administrative division in Tufanganj subdivision of Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is headed by the Block Development Officer.Boxirhat police station serves this block.[1][2]

Geography

Tufanganj II community development block has an area of 257.08  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

There are 11 Gram Panchayats under Tufanganj-II Development Block/Panchayat Samity.Gram panchayats of Tufanganj II block/ Panchayat samity are: Barokodali I, Barokodali II, Bhanukumari I, Bhanukumar II, Falimari, Mahiskuchi I, Mahiskuchi II, Rampur I, Rampur II, Salbari I and Salbari II.

[3]Falimari, a constituent panchayat of the block, is located at 26°24′27″N 89°51′41″E / 26.4073994°N 89.8612976°E / 26.4073994; 89.8612976.

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Tufanganj II CD Block had a total population of 186726, of which 181,246 were rural and 5,480 were urban. There were 96,222 males and 90,504 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 100,378 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 3,966.[4]

Literacy

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Tufanganj II CD Block was 125,207 out of which 70,041 were males and 55,166 were females.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Cooch Behar district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Cooch Behar District (03). Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-12. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  3. ^ "Relation between Blocks & Gram Panchayats (GPs)". Cooch Behar District Administration. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 August 2015.