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Chakdaha (community development block)

চাকদহ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Chakdaha is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
 • Total 234.86 km2 (90.68 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 362,739
 • Density 1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Ranaghat, Bangaon
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chakdaha, Kalyani, Haringhata
Website .in.nicnadia

Chakdaha (community development block) is an administrative division in Kalyani subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Chakdaha and Kalyani police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chakdaha. There are two census towns in this block: Darappur and Madanpur.[1][2]


Chakdaha is located at .

Chakdaha community development block has an area of 234.86  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Chakdaha block/ panchayat samiti are: Chanduria I, Chanduria II, Dewli, Dubra, Ghetugachhi, Hingnara, Kanchrapara, Madanpur I, Madanpur II, Saguna, Sarati, Silinda I, Silinda II, Simurali, Tatla I, Tatla II and Rautari.[3]


As per 2001 census, Chakdaha block had a total population 362,739, out of which 187,025 were males and 175,714 were females. Chakdaha block registered a population growth of 19.52 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 19.51 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


Chakdaha block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Nadia district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Nadia district (10). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
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