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Kakdwip subdivision

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Country  India
District  South 24 Parganas
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code  ISO 3166-2:IN
State  West Bengal
Headquarters  Kakdwip
Vehicle registration  WB
Kakdwip subdivision

Kakdwip subdivision is a subdivision of the South 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of four community development blocks: Kakdwip, Namkhana, Patharpratima and Sagar. The four blocks contain 42 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its headquarters at Kakdwip.

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Area

The subdivision contains rural areas of 42 gram panchayats under four community development blocks: Kakdwip, Namkhana, Patharpratima and Sagar. There is no urban area under these four blocks.

Blocks

Kakdwip (community development block)

Rural area under Kakdwip block consists of 11 gram panchayats, viz. Bapuji, Rabindra, Sri Sri Ramkrishna, Swami Bibekananda, Madhusudanpur, Ramgopalpur, Srinagar, Netaji, Rishi Bankimchandra, Suryanagar and Pratapadityanagar. Kakdwip police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is in Pakurberia.

Namkhana (community development block)

Rural area under Namkhana block consists of seven gram panchayats, viz. Budhakhali, Haripur, Namkhana, Shibrampur, Frezarganj, Mausini and Narayanpur. Namkhana and Kakdwip police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is in Namkhana.

Patharpratima (community development block)

Rural area under Patharpratima block consists of 15 gram panchayats, viz. Achintyanagar, Dakshin Raipur, Gopalnagar, Ramganga, Banashyamnagar, Digambarpur, Herambagopalpur, Sridharnagar, Brajaballavpur, Durbachati, Laksmijanardanpur, Srinarayanpur Purnachandrapur, Dakshin Gangadharpur, G Plot and Patharpratima. Patharpratima police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is in Ramganga.

Sagar (community development block)

Rural area under Sagar block consists of nine gram panchayats, viz. Dhablat, Dhaspara Sumatinagar–II, Ghoramara, Ramkarchar, Dhaspara Sumatinagar–I, Muriganga–I, Rudranagar, Gangasagar and Muriganga–II. Sagar police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is in Rudranagar.

Legislative segments

As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal, the area under the Patharpratima block forms the Patharpratima (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The Kakdwip block, along with two gram panchayats under the Namkhana block, viz. Budhakhali and Narayanpur, will form the Kakdwip (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The other five gram panchayats under the Namkhana block along with the area covered by the Sagar block will form the Sagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency). All the three constituencies will be assembly segments of the Mathurapur (Lok Sabha constituency), which will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates.

References

Kakdwip subdivision Wikipedia


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