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Chhatna (community development block)

Chhatna
ছাতনা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Chhatna is located in West Bengal
Chhatna
Chhatna
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Government
 • MLA Anath Bandhu Mondal
Area
 • Total 441 km2 (170 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 169,141
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chhatna
Website .in.govbankura
CD Bloc

Chhatna (community development block) is an administrative division in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Chhatna police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chhatna.[1][2]

Geography

Chhatna is located at . It is 13 km (8.1 mi) from Bankura town on the Bankura-Purulia road. Susunia is 10 km (6.2 mi) north-east of Chhatna.[3]

Chhatna community development block has an area of 441.00  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Chhatna block/ panchayat samiti are: Arrah, Chhatna I, Chhatna II, Chinabari, Dhaban, Ghosegram, Jamtora, Jhunka, Jirrah, Metyala, Saldiha, Susunia and Teghari.[4]

Soil conditions

The soil is undulating, red and latté rite based. Climatically the zone is within tropical dry sub-humid area having rainfall ranging from 1100 to 1400 mm and temperature maximum 45 °C and minimum 10 °C normally. This region is undulating with mounds and valleys. Soils are well drained and are susceptible to soil erosion due to rapid external drainage or run off, soil reaction ranges from acidic in ridges and near neutral in valleys. Agriculture in this region is mostly depends on rain. Ground water is not easily and economically tappable.[5]

Demographics

In the 2001 census, Chhatna community development bloc had a total population of 169,141 of which 85,562 were males and 83,579 were females. Decadal growth for the period 1991-2001 was 8.32% for Chatna, against 13.79% in Bankura district. Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84%.[2]

References

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  3. ^ West Bengal Tourism
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External links

  • Susunia travel guide from Wikivoyage
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