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Minakhan (community development block)

মিনাখান সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Minakhan is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
 • Total 157.12 km2 (60.66 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 168,233
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Basirhat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Minakhan
Website .in.nicnorth24parganas

Minakhan (community development block) is an administrative division in Basirhat subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Minakhan and Haroa police stations serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Minakhan.[1]


  • Geography 1
    • Gram panchayats 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3


Minakhan is located at .

Minakhan community development block has an area of 157.12 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Minakhan block/ panchayat samiti are: Atpukur, Chaital, Dhuturdaha, Minakhan, Bamanpukur, Champali, Kumarjole and Mohanpur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Minakhan block has a total population of 168,233 out of which 86,772 were males and 81,461 were females. Minakhan block registered a population growth of 22.48 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.40 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". North 24 Parganas district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". North Twenty Four Parganas District (11). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ From Basirhat subdivision page.
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
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