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Nakashipara (community development block)

নাকাশীপাড়া সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 23°35′N 88°21′E / 23.58°N 88.35°E / 23.58; 88.35Coordinates: 23°35′N 88°21′E / 23.58°N 88.35°E / 23.58; 88.35{{#coordinates:23.58|N|88.35|E|type:city(334863)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
 • Total 355.89 km2 (137.41 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 334,863
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Krishnanagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nakashipara, Palashipara

Nakashipara (community development block) is an administrative division in Krishnanagar Sadar subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Nakashipara police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Nakashipara. There are two census towns in this block: Jagadanandapur and Kshidirpur.[1][2]


Nakashipara is located at 23°35′N 88°21′E / 23.58°N 88.35°E / 23.58; 88.35{{#coordinates:23.58|N|88.35|E||||| | |name= }}.

Nakashipara community development block has an area of 355.89  km2.[2]

Nadia district is mostly alluvial plains lying to the east of Hooghly River, locally known as Bhagirathi. The alluvial plains are cut across by such distributaries as Jalangi, Churni and Ichhamati. With these rivers getting silted up, floods are a recurring feature.[3]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Nakashipara block/ panchayat samiti are: Bethuadahari I, Bethuadahari II, Bikrampur, Bilkumari, Billwagram, Birpur I, Birpur II, Dhananjoypur, Dharmada, Dogachhia, Haranagar, Majhergram, Muragacha, Nakashipara and Patikabari.[4]


As per 2001 census, Nakashipara block had a total population of 334,863, out of which 172,400 were males and 162,463 were females. Nakashipara block registered a population growth of 22.72 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 19.51 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]


Nakashipara block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[6]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Nadia district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Nadia district (10). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ Gangopadhyay, Basudev, Paschimbanga Parichay, 2001, Invalid language code., p. 70, Sishu Sahitya Sansad
  4. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  6. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-03-25.