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Onda (community development block)

ওন্দা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Onda is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
 • Total 502.20 km2 (193.90 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 219,845
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Onda
Website .in.govbankura

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


Onda is located at .

Onda community development block has an area of 502.20  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Onda block/ panchayat samiti are: Chingani, Churamanipur, Kalyani, Kantaberia, Lodona, Majdiha, Medinipur, Nakaijuri, Nikunjapur, Onda I, Onda II, Punisole, Ramsagar, Ratanpur and Santore.[3]


As per 2001 census, Onda block had a total population of 219,845, out of which 112,429 were males and 107,416 were females. Onda block registered a population growth of 15.06 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 15.15 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


Bahulara, a census village under Onda II village panchayat, is the site of the Siddheshwara temple dedicated to Shiva. It is the finest specimen of brick rekha deul temple ascribed to Pala (medieval) period.[5] It is about 5 km from Onda railway station, midway between Bankura and Vishnupur.[6]

At Onda a Dol Mela is held every year for 09 days starting on the day of Holi. Datina is a culturally enriched village, situated under Medinipur Gram Panchyat, here (at upor para) also a Mela is held every year for 05 days starting on Buddha Purnima.


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