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Khatra (community development block)

খাত্রা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Khatra is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
 • Total 232.40 km2 (89.73 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 102,582
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ranibandh
Website .in.govbankura

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


Khatra is located at .

Khatra community development block has an area of 232.40  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Khatra block/ panchayat samiti are: Baidyanathpur, Dahala, Dhanra, Gorabari, Khatra I, Khatra II and Supur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Khatra block had a total population of 102,582, out of which 52,582 were males and 50,000 were females. Khatra block registered a population growth of 14.73 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 13.79 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Bankura District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 16". Bankura district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
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