Barasat Sadar subdivision

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Bangaon subdivision had a literacy rate of 80.57%, Barasat Sadar subdivision 84.90%, Barrackpur subdivision 89.09%, Bidhannagar subdivision 89.16% and Basirhat subdivision 75.67%.

Bidhannagar subdivision

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Bangaon subdivision had a literacy rate of 80.57%, Barasat Sadar subdivision 84.90%, Barrackpur subdivision 89.09%, Bidhannagar subdivision 89.16% and Basirhat subdivision 75.67%.

Bagdah (community development block)

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Bagdah (also spelled Bagda) is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bagdah is located at 23.22°N, 88.88°W. Bagdah CD Block is bounded by Maheshpur Upazila in Jhenaidaha District, Chaugachha Upazila and Sharsha Upazila in Jessore District of Bangladesh in the north and east, Bangaon CD Block in the south and Hanskhali and Ranaghat II CD Blocks in Nadia district in the west. Bagdah CD Block is part of the Ichhamati-Raimangal Plain, one of the three physiographic regions in the district located in the lower Ganges Delta.

Chandpara

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Chandpara is a census town and gram panchayat, with CD Block headquarters, in the Gaighata CD Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas, West Bengal. Thakurnagar, Sonatikiri and Dhakuria are located nearby. The headquarters of Gaighata CD block are located at Chandpara Bazar. As per the 2011 Census of India, Chandpara had a total population of 7,113, of which 3,655 (51%) were males and 3,458 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 604. The total number of literates in Chandpara was 5,665 (87.03% of the population over 6 years). NH 112 (Jessore Road) passes through Chandpara. Chandpara railway station is on the Sealdah-Bangaon line.

Gaighata

Gaighata is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Situated on the banks of the river Jamuna, Gaighata is located at 22.93°N, 88.73°W. Gaighata CD Block is bounded by Bangaon CD Block in the north, Sharsha Upazila in Jessore District of Bangladesh in the east, Swarupnagar and Habra I CD Blocks in the south and Haringhata CD Block in Nadia district in the west. Gaighata CD Block is part of the Ichhamati-Raimangal Plain, one of the three physiographic regions in the district located in the lower Ganges Delta.

Sonatikiri

Sonatikiri is a census town under Gaighata (community development block) of Bangaon subdivision in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Gaighata police station serves it. Sonatikiri is located at 22.68°N, 88.59°W. It has an average elevation of 11 m. Nearest towns- Thakurnagar, Chandpara, Gonardanga. As per 2011 Census of India Sonatiikri had a total population of 6,919, of which 3,500 (51%) were males and 3,419 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 531. The total number of literates in Sonatikri was 5,845 (91.5 % of the population over 6 years). India census, Sonatikiri had a population of 6628. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%.

Gaighata, North 24 Parganas

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Gaighata is a village in Gaighata CD Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. Gaighata police station covers an area of 248.64 km 2 and serves a population of 329,815. Gaighata police district has a border of 21.72 km, of which 15 km is unfenced. It has jurisdiction over Gaighata CD Block. As per the 2011 Census of India, Gaighata had a total population of 3,878, of which 1,999 (52%) were males and 1,879 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 354. The total number of literates in Gaighata was 3,212 (91.15% of the population over 6 years).

Bagdah, North 24 Parganas

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Bagdah (also called Bagdaha, as in census records) is a village in Bagdah CD Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. The Betna river flows past Bagdah. The headquarters of Bagdah CD Block are located at Bagdah. As per the 2011 Census of India, Bagdaha had a total population of 6,424, of which 3,348 (52%) were males and 3,076 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 573. The total number of literates in Bagdaha was 4,378 (74.82% of the population over 6 years). The Bangaon-Boyra Road links Bagdah to SH 3 at Helencha, Bagdah High School is a Bengali-medium co-educational higher secondary school.

North 24 Parganas: minority concentrated district

North 24 Parganas district with 24.22% Muslims (in 2001) has been identified as a minority concentrated district by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. 11 districts in West Bengal has been identified as minority concentrated districts, all in Muslim minority category: Murshidabad, Malda, Uttar Dinajpur, Dakshin Dinajpur, Birbhum, Nadia, Bardhaman, Howrah, North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas and Cooch Behar. After these districts were identified Bardhaman district has been bifurcated into Purba Bardhaman district and Paschim Bardhaman district.

Chikanpara

Chikanpara is a census town in Gaighata CD Block, in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal, India. Chikanpara is bounded by Katakhali and Ganti villages on the north, Shimulpur census town on the east, Karola village on the south, and Gutri, Kaya, Pansila and Hudasimulpur villages on the west. Thakurnagar has not been identified as a separate location in 2011 census. As per the 2011 Census of India, Chikanpara had a total population of 9,594, of which 4,784 (50%) were males and 4,810 (50%) were females. The population below the age of 6 years was 760. The total number of literates in Chikanpara was 8,058 (91.22% of the population over 6 years). P.R.

Helencha

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Helencha is a village in Bagdah CD Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. Bagdah police station is located at Helencha. It covers an area of 233.055 km 2 and serves a population of 242,674. Bagda police district has a 53 km land border and 5 km riverine border. 5 km of the border is unfenced. It has jurisdiction over Bagdah CD Block. As per the 2011 Census of India, Helencha had a total population of 6,375, of which 3,331 (52%) were males and 3,044 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 578. The total number of literates in Helencha was 4,848 (83.63% of the population over 6 years).

Nahata

Nahata is a village in Bangaon CD Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India with an elevation of 10 m. In the 2011 census Nahata is not identified as a separate location. However, in the Bangaon CD Block map in the District Census Handbook, there is an indication that it is part of Village No. 322666 Ichhlampur. As per the 2011 Census of India, Ichhlampur had a total population of 6.886, of which 3,532 (51%) were males and 3,354 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 616. The total number of literates in Ichhlampur was 5,261 (83.91% of the population over 6 years). Nahata is on Gopalnagar Road.

Palla, North 24 Parganas

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Palla is a village and a gram panchayat in Bangaon CD Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. As per the 2011 Census of India, Palla had a total population of 5,058, of which 2,649 (52%) were males and 2,409 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 452. The total number of literates in Palla was 4,058 (88.10% of the population over 6 years). Palla is on Gopalnagar Road. Palla KPC High School is a co-educational higher secondary school with playgrounds and emphasis on all round development of students. Nahata Jogendranath Mandal Smriti Mahavidyalaya at Nahata is located nearby.

Ichapur

Ichapur is part of the Gaighata community development block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district. Ichapur I, Ichapur II, are part of the Gaighata West Bengal Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) constituency. 1) Ichapur I office in Gaighata. 2) Ichapur II office in Thakurnagar. Ichapur is famous for its Krishno temple, known as 'Gobindo Mandir'. This temple is more than 300 years old, and is now governed by GSI.There ar three club present this village, Sreepur Dishari Club, friends Club, Ichapur Boys Club.Recently a magazine “ইছাপুর বার্তা (Ichapur Barta)” based on socio-economical condition, local history, news and literature published from here.

North 24 Parganas district

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One municipality: Bangaon. Bagdah (Community development block) consists of rural areas only with 9 gram panchayats. Bangaon (Community development block) consists of rural areas only with 16 gram panchayats. Gaighata (Community development block) consists of rural areas with 13 gram panchayats and seven census towns: Chandpara,(7,113), Chhekati (4,995), Sonatikiri (6,919), Dhakuria (10,165), Chikanpara (9,594), Shimulpur (20,803) and Bara (5,172). Three municipalities: Basirhat, Baduria and Taki. Baduria (Community development block) consists of rural areas only with 14 gram panchayats. Basirhat I (Community development block) consists of rural areas only with 7 gram panchayats.

India

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India (IAST: ), also known as the Republic of India (IAST: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

West Bengal

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West Bengal (Paschim Banga) is an Indian state, located in Eastern India on the Bay of Bengal. With over 91million inhabitants (as of 2011), it is India's fourth-most populous state. It has an area of 88752 km2. A part of the ethno-linguistic Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata (Calcutta), the seventh-largest city in India. As for geography, West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region, and the coastal Sundarbans.

Partition of Bengal (1947)

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The Partition of Bengal in 1947, part of the Partition of India, divided the British Indian province of Bengal based on the Radcliffe Line between India and Pakistan. Predominantly Hindu West Bengal became a state of India, and predominantly Muslim East Bengal (now Bangladesh) became a province of Pakistan.

Ganges Delta

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The Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta (also known as the Brahmaputra Delta, the Sunderbans Delta or the Bengal Delta ) is a river delta in the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, consisting of Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the world's largest delta and empties into the Bay of Bengal the combined waters of several river systems, mainly those of the Brahmaputra river and the Ganges river. It is also one of the most fertile regions in the world, thus earning the nickname The Green Delta. The delta stretches from the Hooghly River on the west to the Meghna River on the east.