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Bansihari (community development block)

Bansihari (CD Block)
বংশীহরি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 25°24′00″N 88°25′00″E / 25.4000°N 88.4167°E / 25.4000; 88.4167Coordinates: 25°24′00″N 88°25′00″E / 25.4000°N 88.4167°E / 25.4000; 88.4167{{#coordinates:25.4000|N|88.4167|E|type:city(122057)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Dakshin Dinajpur
 • Total 197.50 km2 (76.26 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 122,057
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Balurghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Harirampur

Bansihari (community development block) is an administrative division in Gangarampur subdivision of Dakshin Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bansihari police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Buniadpur.[1][2]


Bansihari is located at 25°24′00″N 88°25′00″E / 25.4000°N 88.4167°E / 25.4000; 88.4167{{#coordinates:25.4000|N|88.4167|E||||| | |name= }}.

Bansihari community development block has an area of 197.50  km2.[2]

The Tangon River flows through the Bansihari block.[3]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Bansihari block/ panchayat samiti are: Brojoballavpur, Ellahabad, Ganguria, Mahabari and Shibpur.[4]


As per 2001 census, Bansihari block had a total population of 122,057, out of which 62,536 were males and 59,521 were females. Bansihari block registered a population growth of 24.51 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 22.11 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Dakshin Dinajpur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur district (05). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "Dakshin Dinajpur". Rivers. District administration. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 4" (PDF). Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.