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Sankrail, Paschim Medinipur (community development block)

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

Coordinates: 22°16′34″N 87°07′05″E / 22.276°N 87.118°E / 22.276; 87.118Coordinates: 22°16′34″N 87°07′05″E / 22.276°N 87.118°E / 22.276; 87.118{{#coordinates:22.276|N|87.118|E|type:city(102626)_region:|||| |primary |name=

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Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Paschim Medinipur
Area
 • Total 275.6 km2 (106.4 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 102,626
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jhargram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gopiballavpur
Website paschimmedinipur.gov.in

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

Geography

Sankrail is located at 22°16′34″N 87°07′05″E / 22.276°N 87.118°E / 22.276; 87.118{{#coordinates:22.276|N|87.118|E||||| | |name= }}.

Sankrail community development block has an area of 275.6  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Sankrail block/ panchayat samiti are:Andhari, Chhatri, Dhanghori, Khudmarai, Kultikri, Laudaha, Pathra, Ragra, Rohini and Sankrail.[3]

Rohini, the headquarters of Sankrial Block is also the cultural headquarters of the area. Some 300 years ago the great vaishnav philosopher, Rashikananda Mahaprabhu, was born in this village. Ranjitpur, an adjacent village to Rohini, has the famous Library Ram Narayan Pathagar. Besides the famous Rameswar Shiva temple is just across the river Subarnarekha about 3 km from Rohini.

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Sankrail block had a total population of 102,626, out of which 52,096 were males and 50,530 were females. Sankrail block registered a population growth of 17.04 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]

References

  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.