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Pujali is a town and a municipality under Budge Budge police station of Alipore sadar subdivision in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.
Pujali is located at 22.47°N 88.15°E / 22.47; 88.15. It has an average elevation of 6 metres (19 feet).
As per 2011 Census of India Pujali had a total population of 37,047, of which 18,940 (51%) were males and 18,107 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 4,316. The total number of literates in Pujali was 25,791 (78.80 % of the population over 6 years).
The following Municipalities and Census Towns in South 24 Parganas district were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census: Maheshtala (M), Joka (CT), Balarampur (CT), Chata Kalikapur (CT), Budge Budge (M), Nischintapur (CT), Uttar Raypur (CT), Pujali (M), and Rajpur Sonarpur (M).
As of 2001 India census, Pujali had a population of 33,863. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Pujali has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 55%. In Pujali, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
There is a Pujali municipality. Currently,the All India Trinamool Congress is in power in it.Fazlul Haque is the current Chairman of Pujali Municipality,He is in power ever since the area has been registered as under Municipality in 1996. MR. FAZLUL HAQUE has massive political background in Political Field and he is also considered as the People's Leader who has massive influence on the people under this Municipality.The next election is going to be held on May 2016 and according to correct sources he is going to be the winner on this election as he is since last 20 years.