Raina, Bardhaman

Raina is a village in Raina I CD Block in Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Raina is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Raina is located in India
Raina (India)
Coordinates: 23°04′07.0″N 87°54′22.0″E / 23.068611°N 87.906111°ECoordinates: 23°04′07.0″N 87°54′22.0″E / 23.068611°N 87.906111°E
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Bardhaman
Population (2011)
 • Total5,157
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone/STD code03451
Lok Sabha constituencyBardhaman Purba
Vidhan Sabha constituencyRaina

Police station

Raina police station has jurisdiction over Raina I CD Block. The area covered is 266.43 km2.[1][2]


As per the 2011 Census of India Raina had a total population of 5,157, of which 2,619 (51%) were males and 2,538 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 494. The total number of literates in Raina was 3,872 (83.04% of the population over 6 years).[3]

As per the 2011 Census of India Rainagar, adjacent to Raina, had a total population of 1,479, of which 768 (52%) were males and 703 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 108. The total number of literates in Rainagar was 1,128 (82.28% of the population over 6 years).[3]


Rainagar is a station on the Bankura-Mathnasipur sector of Bankura-Masagram line, which has been operational since 2011.The rail station actually located in Raina, the villagers want to change the previous name Rainagar since the leftfront period.[4][5]

Raina is connected with Burdwan town, Tarokeshor, Memary directly by road.


Education system was strong even before independence. Raina Swami Bholananda Vidyayatan (RSBV) established in 1894, higher secondary standard. Raina Jagathmata Anchalik Balika Vidyalaya established later in 1963 by some Muslim education activist. All the high qualified professionals i.e. engineer, professor, postgraduate doctor, administrator, teacher etc. are the ex-students of RSBV.


  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bardhaman". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Purba Bardhaman District Police". Police Station. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Before swearing-in, Didi's rail sops on track". Business Standard, 18 May 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  5. ^ Google maps

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