Jhalda

Jhalda is a city and a municipality in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the Jhalda subdivision.

Jhalda

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City
Shilphore Hillock, Jhalda
Shilphore Hillock, Jhalda
Jhalda is located in West Bengal
Jhalda
Jhalda
Location in West Bengal, India
Jhalda is located in India
Jhalda
Jhalda
Jhalda (India)
Coordinates: 23°22′N 85°58′E / 23.37°N 85.97°ECoordinates: 23°22′N 85°58′E / 23.37°N 85.97°E
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurulia
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyJhalda Municipality
Elevation
293 m (961 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total19,544
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
723202
Telephone code+91 3254
Vehicle registrationWB 56
Lok Sabha constituencyPurulia
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBaghmundi, Joypur
Websitepurulia.gov.in

Geography

Jhalda is located at 23°22′N 85°58′E / 23.37°N 85.97°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 293 m (961 ft).

Jhalda has been declared as a Sub-Division in the year 2009 by the Chief Minister of W.B, Mr. Buddhadeb Bhattacharya. Jhalda has got two Blocks, Jhalda - I Development Block and Jhalda - II Development Block. Jhalda - I Development Block is situated at Mosina, Near Jhalda and Jhalda II Development Block is situated at Kotshila.

Maps of Jhalda I, and Jhalda II Development Block

Police station

Jhalda police station has jurisdiction over a part of Jhalda municipal town, Jhalda I CD Block and part of Jhalda II CD Block. The area covered is 290 km2 and the population covered is 157,064. It has 48.7 km of inter-state border with Silli PS in Ranchi district and Kashmar and Jaridih police stations in Bokaro district of Jharkhand.[2][3]

Demographics

As of 2010 India census,[4] Jhalda had a population of 19544. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jhalda has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 53%. In Jhalda, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education

There are schools like Satyabhama, Girl's High School, Hindi High School and Jhlada High School. There is a college named A.M. College.

Tourism

It is a small town surrounded by small hillocks. The main hills of the area are Shikra, Bansa, Kopla, Silphor, etc. The places of interest of the area are Norahara, Murguma dam,Dimu Dam, Kanrior, etc. Jhalda is adjacent to the state of Jharkhand (9 km from Muri. Jhalda Station is the railway station in the region. The village of Kotogara is on the other side of the mountains at Jhalda. Kotogara village is in Jharkhand. One of the main visit place is Ayodhya Hills its about 35 km from jhalda which situated in Baghmundi.

Murguma dam
Murguma dam, Jhalda. Purulia

Transport

Jhalda railway station is situated on the Gomoh-Muri line. This town is also well connected with district headquarters Purulia and Ranchi by bus services. Toto and rickshaw is also available here for more comfort to travel.

Healthcare

Jhalda Block Primary Health Centre functions with 15 beds.[5]

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Jhalda
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Purulia". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Archived from the original on 29 July 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Jhalda PS". Purulia District Police. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  5. ^ "Rural Health". Purulia district administration. Retrieved 2 December 2016.

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Arsha (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Arsha (also spelt Arsa) (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Arsha (community development block)

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

Baghmundi (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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

Baghmundi (community development block)

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

Balarampur, Purulia (community development block)

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

Bandwan (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Bandwan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt Banduan) is an assembly constituency in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The seat is reserved for scheduled tribes.

Bandwan (community development block)

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

Barabazar (community development block)

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

Jhalda (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Jhalda (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Jhalda I

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

Jhalda II

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

Jhalda railway station

Jhalda Station, station code JAA, is the railway station serving the city of Jhalda which is in the Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Jhalda railway station belongs to the Ranchi division of the South Eastern Railway Zone of the Indian Railway. Jhalda railway station is located between Muri and Bokaro Steel City.

Joypur, Purulia

Joypur (also spelled Jaipur) is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Purulia Sadar West subdivision of Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Joypur, Purulia (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Joypur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (also spelt Jaipur) is an assembly constituency in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Manbazar I

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

Para (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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

Purulia

Purulia is a city and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the Purulia district. Purulia is located on the north of the Kangsabati River.

Purulia Sadar West subdivision

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

Purulia district

Purulia district (Pron: puruliːaː) is one of the twenty three districts of West Bengal state in Eastern India. Purulia is the administrative headquarters of the district. Some of the other important towns of Purulia district are Raghunathpur-Adra, Jhalida and Balarampur.

Cities, towns and locations in Purulia District
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