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Kharar, Ghatal

Kharar
খরার
Town
Kharar is located in West Bengal
Kharar
Kharar
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,580
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website .in.govpaschimmedinipur

Kharar is a municipality in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar was born in Birsingh -Kharar.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Education 4
  • References 5

History

In Ancient times, This area is famous for manufacturing brass and bell utensils. The manufacture of brass and bell utensils i.e. cups,plates,glasses,cooking pots is carried on Kharar also in its nearest areas Ghatal,Chandrokona,Ramjibanpur etc. and also the masters there are enterprising and wealthy. Principal agricultural crop is paddy, potato.

People from this Village- Kharar are settled all over India. They are mostly engaged in Gold works.They are considered as the best goldsmiths with best artisan skills.

Geography

Kharar is located at .[1] It has an average elevation of 6 metres (19 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kharar had a population of 11,580. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kharar has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 67%. In Kharar, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education

There are no of schools and primary schools in Kharar. The name of the schools are - 1. Kharar Sri Aurobindo Vidyamandir. Ghatal Rabindra Satabarsiki Mahavidyalaya and Chandrakona Vidyasagar Mahavidyalaya are two nearest college of kharar.

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kharar
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 


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