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Bagnan I (community development block)

Bagnan I (CD Block)
বাগনান I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Bagnan I (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Bagnan I (CD Block)
Bagnan I (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Howrah
Parliamentary constituency Uluberia
Assembly constituency Bagnan, Amta
 • Total 32.05 sq mi (83.01 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 191,188
 • Density 5,960/sq mi (2,303/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
Literacy Rate 76.22 per cent

Bagnan I (community development block) is an administrative division in Uluberia subdivision of Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bagnan police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Bagnan. Khalor and Bagnan are urban areas in this block.[1][2]


Kalyanpur, a constituent panchayat of Bagnan I block, is located at .

Bagnan I community development block has an area of 83.01  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Bagnan I block/panchayat samiti are: Bagnan I, Bagnan II, Bainan, Baksihat, Bangalpur, Haturia I, Haturia II, Kalyanpur, Khalore and Sabsit.[3]


As per 2001 census, Bagnan I block had a total population of 191,188, out of which 97,967 were males and 93,221 were females. Bagnan I block registered a population growth of 16.21 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Howrah district was 12.76 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]

Scheduled castes at 30,454 formed around one-sixth the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 1,825.[5]


As per 2001 census, Bagnan I block had a total literacy of 76.22 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 83.28 per cent female literacy was 68.81 per cent. Howrah district had a total literacy of 77.01 per cent, male literacy being 83.22 per cent and female literacy being 70.11 per cent.[6]


Kalyanpur is famous for Buropir Saheb Madrasa where people from all over Howrah district come for visiting it.

External links

  • Map of Howrah district


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Howrah district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Howrah District (16)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  3. ^ "Village Panchayat Names of Howrah,West Bengal". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Howrah District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
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