Bangaon

Bangaon is a city and a municipality in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. Bangaon is headquarters of Bangaon subdivision. Sankar Adhya is the present chairperson of the municipality.[1]

Bangaon
City
Bongaon City
Bongaon City
Bangaon is located in West Bengal
Bangaon
Bangaon
Location in West Bengal, India
Bangaon is located in India
Bangaon
Bangaon
Bangaon (India)
Coordinates: 23°04′N 88°49′E / 23.07°N 88.82°ECoordinates: 23°04′N 88°49′E / 23.07°N 88.82°E
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictNorth 24 Parganas
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyBangaon Municipality
 • Municipality chairmanShri. Shankar Adhaya
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total110,668
 • RankUA : 30th in West Bengal
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Lok Sabha constituencyBangaon
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBangaon Uttar
Websitenorth24parganas.nic.in

Geography

Bangaon is located at 23°04′N 88°49′E / 23.07°N 88.82°E.[2] It has an average elevation of 7 metres (22 feet). Arsenic contamination is a major concern in this area.[3]

Transport

Public transport is provided by the rail, auto and buses. Bangaon is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system. It is the last station on the Sealdah-Bangaon section of Eastern Railway, 77 km from Sealdah Station.[4] The Sealdah–Bangaon railway was built between 1882 and 1884. Bangaon is well connected with others major places by buses, like Kolkata, Howrah, Dakshineshwar, Barasat, Habra, Barrackpore, Basirhat, Bagdaha, Kalyani, Krishnanagar, Chakdah, Ranaghat, Karimpur, Digha, Santragachi etc.[5]

Demographics

In the 2011 census, Bangaon municipality had a population of 110,668, out of which 56,416 were males and 54,252 were females. The 0–6 years population was 8,452. Effective literacy rate for the 7+ population was 90.25 per cent.[6]

Education

Dinabandhu Mahavidyalay is the only degree college in Bangaon which is currently affiliated to West Bengal State University (formerly affiliated to University of Calcutta[7]).[8]

Notable residents

See also

References

  1. ^ Bongaon Municipality. Retrieved 24 July 2012
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Bangaon
  3. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 24 August 2007.
  4. ^ Eastern Railway time table.
  5. ^ Chaudhuri, Sukanta, The Railway Comes to Calcutta, in Calcutta, the Living City, Vol. I, edited by Sukanta Chaudhuri, p. 239, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-563696-3.
  6. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  7. ^ Dinabandhu Mahavidyalay History Archived 8 July 2012 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 15 July 2012
  8. ^ "Affiliated College of West Bengal State University". Archived from the original on 29 October 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012
Baduria

Baduria is a city and a municipality in Basirhat subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency)

Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is in North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal and is centred on Bangaon. All the seven assembly segments of No.14 Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency) are in North 24 Parganas district. As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency) came into being in 2009.

Bangaon (community development block)

Bangaon (also spelled as Bongaon) is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Bangaon Dakshin

Bangaon Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Up to 2011 there was one assembly seat for Bangaon. From 2011 there are two seats – Bangaon Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Bangaon Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. The Bangaon seat was an open seat up to 2011.

Bangaon Junction railway station

Bangaon is a Kolkata Suburban Railway Junction Station on the Sealdah-Bangaon line and Ranaghat-Bangaon line. It is located in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Bangaon and the surrounding areas.

Bangaon Uttar

Bangaon Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Up to 2011 there was one assembly seat for Bangaon. From 2011 there are two seats – Bangaon Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Bangaon Dakshin (Vidhan Sabha constituency). The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. The Bangaon seat was an open seat up to 2011.

Bangaon subdivision

Bangaon subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Bibhuti Bhushan Halt railway station

Bibhuti Bhushan Halt railway station is a small railway station in North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal. Its code is BNAA. It serves the surrounding areas of Bongaon town. The station consists of two platforms. The platforms are is not well sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.Bibhuti Bhushan Halt railway station is located on Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bangaon–Ranaghat line of Kolkata Suburban Railway. Link between Dum Dum to Khulna now in Bangladesh, via Bangaon was constructed by Bengal Central Railway Company in 1882–84. The Sealah-Dum Dum-Barasat-Ashok Nagar-Bangaon sector was electrified in 1963–64.

Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Bidhannagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: বিধাননগর বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Dum Dum Junction railway station

Dum Dum is a Kolkata Suburban Railway Junction Station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line. Two lines branch out after Dum Dum – the Calcutta chord line to Dankuni and the Sealdah-Hasnabad-Bangaon-Ranaghat line to Bangaon and Hasnabad. The Dum Dum metro station is adjacent to Dum Dum railway station. It is located in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It serves Dum Dum and the surrounding areas.

Dum Dum Uttar

Dum Dum Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Bengali: দম দম উত্তর বিধানসভা কেন্দ্র) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Gopalnagar, North 24 Parganas

Gopalnagar is a village and a gram panchayat in Bangaon CD Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Habra

Habra is a city and a municipality under Barasat sadar subdivision in North 24 Parganas district of the Indian state of West Bengal. Habra is situated on the Jessore Road between Kolkata and the Bangladesh border at Petrapole. Its location makes it an important town for export and import of goods between India and Bangladesh.

Habra railway station

Habra railway station is a station of Eastern Railway. It is 45 km away from Sealdah railway station and 23 km from Barasat on the Sealdah-Bangaon branch line of Eastern Railway. It is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system. Habra, Gobordanga,Thakurnagar and Bangaon local connects this city to Sealdah Station and other stations of the Sealdah-Bangaon branch line. Habra Station Road is directly connected to NH 35 (Jessore Road).It is a major railway station between Bangaon and Barasat railway stations.

The station code is HB. It serves Habra town. The station consists of three platforms. The platform is very much well sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.Habra is located on Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bangaon–Ranaghat line of Kolkata Suburban Railway. Link between Dum Dum to Khulna now in Bangladesh, via Bangaon was constructed by Bengal Central Railway Company in 1882–84.The Sealah-Dum Dum-Barasat-Ashok Nagar-Bangaon sector was electrified in 1963–64.

Minakhan (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Minakhan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes

Sealdah–Bangaon line

The Sealdah–Bangaon line connects Sealdah and Bangaon in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is connected to the Sealdah–Ranaghat line at Dum Dum Junction, the Barasat–Hasnabad line at Barasat Junction, the Bangaon–Ranaghat line at Bangaon Junction, and the Bimanbandar link at Dum Dum Cantonment. This line has change-over facilities to the Kolkata Metro and the Kolkata Circular Railway at Dum Dum Junction. It is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system and is under the jurisdiction of the Eastern Railway.

Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bangaon–Ranaghat line

The Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bongaon–Ranaghat line is a set of three lines interlinked with each other: the Sealdah-Bangaon line connecting Sealdah and Bangaon,the Barasat–Basirhat–Hasnabad line connecting Barasat and Hasnabad, and the Ranaghat–Bangaon line connecting Ranaghat and Bangaon. It is part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system and is under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway.

Swarupnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Swarupnagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled castes. It was an open seat earlier. It is one of the 7 assembly constituencies that together form 14. Bangaon (SC) Parliamentary Constituency.

Thakurnagar railway station

Thakurnagar railway station is a small railway station in North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal. Its code is TKNR. It serves Thakurnagar town. The station consists of two platforms. The platform is very much well sheltered. It has good facilities including water and sanitation. This railway station is 63km from Sealdah railway station on the Sealdah–Bangaon branch line. Thakurnagar is a busy railway station. In 2009 the railway station was sanctioned as model station.

Thakurnagar railway station is located on Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bangaon–Ranaghat line of Kolkata Suburban Railway. Link between Dum Dum to Khulna now in Bangladesh, via Bangaon was constructed by Bengal Central Railway Company in 1882–84.The Sealah-Dum Dum-Barasat-Ashok Nagar-Bangaon sector was electrified in 1963–64.

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