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Tehatta I (community development block)

Tehatta I
তেহট্ট I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 23°43′21″N 88°31′39″E / 23.7225°N 88.5275°E / 23.7225; 88.5275Coordinates: 23°43′21″N 88°31′39″E / 23.7225°N 88.5275°E / 23.7225; 88.5275{{#coordinates:23.7225|N|88.5275|E|type:city(217541)_region:|||| |primary |name=

Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
 • Total 249.57 km2 (96.36 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 217,541
 • Density 870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Krishnanagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Tehatta, Palashipara

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


Tehatta is located at 23°43′21″N 88°31′39″E / 23.7225°N 88.5275°E / 23.7225; 88.5275{{#coordinates:23.7225|N|88.5275|E||||| | |name= }}.

Tehatta I community development block has an area of 249.57  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Tehatta I block/ panchayat samiti are: Betai I, Betai II, Chanderghat, Chitka, Kanainagar, Natna, Patharghata I, Patharghata II, Raghunathpur, Shyamnagar and Tehatta.[3]


As per 2001 census, Tehatta I block had a total population 217,541, out of which 111,673 were males and 105,868 were females. Tehatta I block registered a population growth of 16.87 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.[4]


Tehatta I block is one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[5]


  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. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Nadia district". NREGA activities - Block Performance MIS vs MPR. Nadia district administration. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (20 years study )". SOES. Retrieved 2011-03-25.