Dhupguri (community development block)
ধুপগুড়ি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
|Community development block|
|• Total||535.27 km2 (206.67 sq mi)|
|• Density||780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Jalpaiguri|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Dhupguri, Nagrakata, Madarihat|
Dhupguri (community development block) is an administrative division in Jalpaiguri Sadar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Dhupguri and Banarhat police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Dhupguri. Census towns in this block are: Dhupguri, Banarhat Tea Garden and Gairkata.12
Dhupguri is located at.
Gram panchayats of Dhupguri block/ panchayat samiti are: Banarhat I, Banarhat II, Barogharia, Binnaguri, Chamurchi, Gadhearkuthi, Gadong I, Gadong II, Jharaltagram I, Jharaltagram II, Magurmari I, Magurmari II, Sakoajhora I, Sakoajhora II, Salbari I and Salbari II.Total GP - 16.3
As per 2001 census, Dhupguri block had a total population of 417,519, out of which 217,015 were males and 200,504 were females. Dhupguri block registered a population growth of 20.89 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 21.52 per cent.2 Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.4
NH 31 passes through the block.
- "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009". Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.