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Kandi (community development block)

Kandi (CD Block)
কান্দি সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 23°57′N 88°02′E / 23.95°N 88.03°E / 23.95; 88.03Coordinates: 23°57′N 88°02′E / 23.95°N 88.03°E / 23.95; 88.03{{#coordinates:23.95|N|88.03|E|type:city(192952)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
 • Total 238.54 km2 (92.10 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 192,952
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Baharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kandi

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


Kandi is located at 23°57′N 88°02′E / 23.95°N 88.03°E / 23.95; 88.03{{#coordinates:23.95|N|88.03|E||||| | |name= }}

Kandi community development block has an area of 238.54 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats in Kandi block/ panchayat samiti are: Andulia, Gokarna I, Gokarna II, Hizole, Jasohari Anukha I, Jasohari Anukha II, Kumarsanda, Mahalandi I, Mahalandi II and Purandarpur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Kandi block has a total population of 192,952, out of which 99,636 were males and 93,316 were females. Kandi block registered a population growth of 20.75 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12" (PDF). Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20.