Chhatna

Chhatna is a village, with a police station, in Chhatna CD Block in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Chhatna
Village
Chhatna is located in West Bengal
Chhatna
Chhatna
Location in West Bengal, India
Chhatna is located in India
Chhatna
Chhatna
Chhatna (India)
Coordinates: 23°18′06.3″N 86°58′57.8″E / 23.301750°N 86.982722°ECoordinates: 23°18′06.3″N 86°58′57.8″E / 23.301750°N 86.982722°E
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictBankura
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
722132 (Chhatna)
Telephone/STD code03241
Lok Sabha constituencyBankura
Vidhan Sabha constituencyChhatna
Websitebankura.gov.in

CD Block HQ

The headquarters of Chhatna CD Block are located at Chhatna.[1][2]

Police station

Chhatna police station has jurisdiction over Chhatna CD Block. The area covered is 441 km2.[3][4]

Transport

State Highway 8 (West Bengal) running from Santaldih (in Purulia district) to Majhdia (in Nadia district) passes through Chhatna.[5]

Education

Chhatna Chandidas Mahavidyalaya was established at Ghoramuli in 2007. It is affiliated to the University of Burdwan and offers honours courses in Bengali, English, history and sociology, and a general course in arts.[6][7]

The College of Agriculture, Chhatna, an extended campus of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya was started in 2015.[8][9]

Healthcare

Chhatna Super Specialty Hospital functions as the central facility in Chhatna CD Block, with four Public Health Centres at Salchura, Jorehira, Jhantipahari and Bhagabanpur and 36 subcentres.[10]

External links

Susunia travel guide from Wikivoyage

References

  1. ^ "District Census Handbook: Bankura" (PDF). Map of Bankura with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fifth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Bankura District" (PDF). Chhatna. Bankura district administration. Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  3. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bankura". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Chhatna PS". Bankura District Police. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  5. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Chhatna Chandidas Mahavidyalaya". icbse. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Chhatna Chandidas Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya". Extended campus of BCKV, Bankura, College of Agriculture. BCKV. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Foundation Day celebrated by College of Agriculture, Chhatna, Bankura" (PDF). Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Status of Health and FW Services in Bankura District". Chief Medical Officer of Health, Bnkura. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency)

Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. While six assembly segments of No. 36 Bankura (Lok Sabha constituency) are in Bankura district, one assembly segment is in Purulia district.

Bankura I

Bankura I is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Bankura Sadar subdivision

Bankura Sadar subdivision is a subdivision of the Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Bankura district

Bankura district (Pron: bãkuɽa) is an administrative unit in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is part of Medinipur division—one of the five administrative divisions of West Bengal. Bankura district is surrounded by Purba Bardhaman district and Paschim Bardhaman district in the north, Purulia district in the west, Jhargram district and Paschim Medinipur district in the south, and some part of Hooghly district in the east. Damodar River flows in the northern part of Bankura district and separates it with the major part of Burdwan district. The district head quarter is located in Bankura town.

The district has been described as the "connecting link between the plains of Bengal on the east and Chota Nagpur plateau on the west." The areas to the east and north-east are low-lying alluvial plains while to the west the surface gradually rises, giving way to undulating country, interspersed with rocky hillocks.Centre of the historic Mallabhum (Malla Kingdom) of western Bengal, Bankura and its surrounding regions are identified with its historical and cultural significance for the later Middle Ages. Vaishnavism, which gained the status of state religion in the Malla Kingdom in the seventeenth century, shaped the culture of the region. The Malla Kingdom was annexed by the British East India Company in 1765 and the modern Bankura district took its form in 1881 and was named after its headquarters.

Bauris

The Bauris are people of aboriginal origin, belonging to a caste, low in the caste system in India, found in large numbers in Bankura, Birbhum and other districts in the western fringe of the Indian state of West Bengal. They are also found in many villages like Chhatna and Beliatore.Bauris numbered 1,091,022 in the 2001 census and were 5.9 per cent of the scheduled caste population of West Bengal. 37.5 per cent of the Bauris were literate - 51.8 per cent males and 22.7 per cent females were literate. Only 4.7 per cent of the Bauris were matriculates or completed schooling.The Bauris are usually involved in activities like farming , daily wage labour consisting of works like making bricks , as a labour in construction sites. The prime festival they celebrate is known as Mansa Puja. Still today they lack many facilities provided by the Government as those facilities couldn't reach them easily as they live in very remote villages. They mainly live in houses constructed of brick and mud , haystack, The State Government has also started an initiative to provide them houses made of bricks and cements and the Local Government has been quiet successful in this initiative. Also the Government is trying to provide construction of free toilets. Also Government has set up many Primary and Secondary schools so they can be encouraged to get the best education to improve themselves and the Government has also started the Mid-Day Meal Scheme for them.

Biharinath

Biharinath is the tallest hill of Bankura District, in the Indian state of West Bengal., and one of the dense forest areas of the district. It is a part of the Eastern Ghats. It is 451 metres (1,480 ft) high. It is situated about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north-west of Bankura town and 14 kilometres (9 mi) north-east of Saltora town.

Bishnupur, Bankura (community development block)

Bishnupur (also spelled Vishnupur) is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Bishnupur subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Chhatna (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Chhatna (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Chhatna (community development block)

Chhatna is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Chhatna Chandidas Mahavidyalaya

Chhatna Chandidas Mahavidyalaya , established in 2007, is the general degree college at Ghoramuli, Chhatna, Bankura district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts. It is affiliated to Bankura University.

Gangajalghati (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Gangajalghati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It was reserved for scheduled castes.

Hirbandh (community development block)

Hirbandh is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Khatra subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Indpur (community development block)

Indpur is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Khatra subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Saldiha

Saldiha is a village in Chhatna CD Block in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the state of West Bengal, India

Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Saltora (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is reserved for scheduled castes.

Saltora (community development block)

Saltora is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Bankura Sadar subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Samantabhum

Samantabhum was the name given to the tract of country in the Chhatna area in present Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Sonamukhi

Sonamukhi is a city and a municipality in Bishnupur subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Susunia

Susunia is a hill of southern West Bengal, India. It is known for its holy spring, flora and the rock faces on which many mountaineers of the region started their journey. It is also a reserve for medicinal plants. Susunia is a part of the Eastern Ghats and is situated at the north-western part of Bankura District.

Cities, towns and locations in Bankura District
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