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Patashpur I (community development block)

Patashpur I (CD Block)
পটাশপুর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Patashpur I (CD Block) is located in West Bengal
Patashpur I (CD Block)
Patashpur I (CD Block)
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Medinipur
 • Total 171.69 km2 (66.29 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 151,605
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Kanthi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Patashpur
Website .in.govpurbamedinipur

Patashpur I (community development block) (also spelt as Potashpur) is an administrative division in Egra subdivision of Purba Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Patashpur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Amarshi.[1][2]


Barhat, a constituent panchayat of Patashpur I block, is located at .

Patashpur I community development block has an area of 171.69  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Patashpur I block/ panchayat samiti are: Amarshi I, Amarshi II, Barhat, Brajalalpur, Chistipur I, Chistipur II, Gokulpur, Gopalpur and Naipur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Patashpur I block had a total population of 151,605, out of which 77,640 were males and 73,965 were females. Patashpur I block registered a population growth of 13.28 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Purba Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Balance of 2nd Installment for 2010-11 under BRGF for Purba Medinipur". No. 12 -(Sanction) RD/CCA/BRGF/1C-12/07 Date: 12.4.2011. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 20-07-20. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
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