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Bishnupur, Bankura (community development block)

For other uses, see Bishnupur (disambiguation).
বিষ্ণুপুর সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 23°05′00″N 87°19′00″E / 23.083333°N 87.316667°E / 23.083333; 87.316667Coordinates: 23°05′00″N 87°19′00″E / 23.083333°N 87.316667°E / 23.083333; 87.316667{{#coordinates:23.083333|N|87.316667|E|type:city(138762)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
 • Total 392.00 km2 (151.35 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 138,762
 • Density 350/km2 (920/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bishnupur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bishnupur, Bankura

Bishnupur (community development block) (also spelled Vishnupur) is an administrative division in Bishnupur subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bishnupur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Bishnupur.[1][2]


Bishnupur is located at 23°05′00″N 87°19′00″E / 23.083333°N 87.316667°E / 23.083333; 87.316667{{#coordinates:23.083333|N|87.316667|E||||| | |name= }}.

Bishnupur community development block has an area of 392.00  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Bishnupur block/ panchayat samiti are: Ajodhya, Bankadha, Belsulia, Bhora, Dwarika Gosainpur, Layekbandh, Marar, Radhanagar and Uliara.[3]


As per 2001 census, Bishnupur block had a total population of 138,762, out of which 71,107 were males and 67,655 were females. Bishnupur block registered a population growth of 20.36 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 15.15 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Bankura district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Bankura District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 16" (PDF). Bankura district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 

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