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Jhargram (community development block)

ঝাড়গ্রাম সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 22°27′N 86°59′E / 22.45°N 86.98°E / 22.45; 86.98Coordinates: 22°27′N 86°59′E / 22.45°N 86.98°E / 22.45; 86.98{{#coordinates:22.45|N|86.98|E|type:city(153381)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
 • Total 539.64 km2 (208.36 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 153,381
 • Density 280/km2 (740/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jhargram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jhargram, Gopiballavpur

Jhargram (community development block) is an administrative division in Jhargram subdivision of Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Jhargram police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Jhargram.[1][2]


Jhargram is located at 22°27′N 86°59′E / 22.45°N 86.98°E / 22.45; 86.98{{#coordinates:22.45|N|86.98|E||||| | |name= }}.

Jhargram community development block has an area of 539.64  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Jamboni block/ panchayat samiti are: Aguiboni, Bundhgora, Chandri, Chubka, Dudhkundi, Lodhasuli, Manikpara, Nendahbahara, Patasimul, Radhanagar, Salboni, Sapdhara and Sardiha.[3]


As per 2001 census, Jhargram block had a total population of 153,381, out of which 78,362 were males and 75,019 were females. Jhargram block registered a population growth of 14.64 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the combined Midnapore district was 14.87 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.45 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Paschim Medinipur district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, (erstwhile) Medinipur District". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Allocation of 3rd SFC (untied) Fund" (PDF). Paschim Medinipur district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001, Medinipur district. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.