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Language spoken  Bengali
District  Bankura
State  West Bengal

Map of Maliara

Maliara is a Village in Barjora (community development block) in Bankura district of West Bengal State, India. It belongs to Burdwan Division. It is located 38 km towards north of district headquarter Bankura, 8 km from Barjora, 179 km from State capital Kolkata. This area had taken a pioneering role in India's freedom struggle. A large number of freedom fighters who had bravely faced the gallows are the sons of the soil of Maliara to free their motherland from the yokes of bondage, they had willingly sacrificed themselves in the freedom pyre.


Demographics of Maliara

The Maliara village has population of 7918 of which 4057 are males while 3861 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Maliara village population of children with age 0-6 is 845 which makes up 10.67% of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Maliara village is 952 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Maliara as per census is 853, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Maliara village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Maliara village was 70.48% compared to 76.26% of West Bengal. In Maliara Male literacy stands at 78.87% while female literacy rate was 61.78%.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Maliara village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Work Profile

In Maliara village out of total population, 3021 were engaged in work activities. 62.16% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.84% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3021 workers engaged in Main Work, 142 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 380 were Agricultural labourer.


Waria railway Station, Durgapur railway station, are the very nearby railway stations from Maliara. However Asansol railway station is a major railway station 39 km near Maliara.

Colleges near Maliara

  • Chhandar J.B.T College
  • Barjora College
  • Schools in Maliara

  • Maliara Raj Narayan High School
  • Maliara Santosh Girls High School
  • References

    Maliara Wikipedia

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