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Nalhati II (community development block)

Nalhati II
Community development block
Nalhati II is located in West Bengal
Nalhati II
Nalhati II
Location in West Bengal
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Birbhum
Parliamentary constituency Birbhum
Assembly constituency Hansan
 • Total 41.51 sq mi (107.52 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 106,942
 • Density 2,580/sq mi (995/km2)
Time zone IST (UTC+5.30)
PIN 731237
Literacy Rate 61.65 per cent

Nalhati II (community development block) (Bengali: নলহাটি II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nalhati police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Lohapur.[1][2]


Lohapur is located at .

Nalhati II community development block has an area of 107.52  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Nalhati II block/panchayat samiti are: Bara I, Bara II, Bhaddarpur I, Bhaddarpur II, Nowapara and Sitalgram.[3]


As per 2001 census, Nalhati II block had a total population of 106,942, out of which 54,636 were males and 52,306 were females. Nalhati II block registered a population growth of 19.03 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for Birbhum district was 17.88 per cent.[2]Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4] Scheduled castes at 24,261 formed around one-fourth the population. Scheduled tribes numbered 646.[5]


As per 2001 census, Nalhati II block had a total literacy of 61.65 per cent for the 6+ age group. While male literacy was 70.15 per cent female literacy was 52.70 per cent. Birbhum district had a total literacy of 61.48 per cent, male literacy being 70.89 per cent and female literacy being 51.55 per cent.[6]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Birbhum district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Birbhum District (8)". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Annexure A to the G.O. No.16 (Sanction)-RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-9/2008 dated 12.4.11". Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ "TRU for all Districts (SC & ST and Total)". Census 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 5, Birbhum District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
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