Murshidabad-Jiaganj (community development block)

—  community development block  —
Location of Murshidabad-Jiaganj
in West Bengal and India
Coordinates 24°14′N 88°16′E / 24.23°N 88.27°E / 24.23; 88.27Coordinates: 24°14′N 88°16′E / 24.23°N 88.27°E / 24.23; 88.27
Country India
State West Bengal
District(s) Murshidabad
Parliamentary constituency Murshidabad
Assembly constituency Murshidabad


199,261 (2001)

955 /km2 (2,473 /sq mi)

Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Area 208.62 square kilometres (80.55 sq mi)

Murshidabad-Jiaganj (community development block) (Bengali: মুর্শিদাবাদ-জিয়াগঞ্জ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Murshidabad and Jiaganj police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Murshidabad.[1][2]



Jiaganj is located at 24°14′N 88°16′E / 24.23°N 88.27°E / 24.23; 88.27

Murshidabad-Jiaganj community development block has an area of 208.62 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats in Murshidabad-Jiaganj block/ panchayat samiti are: Bahadurpur, Dahapara, Dangapara, Kapasdanga, Mukundabagh, Nutungram, Prosadpur and Tentulia.[3]


As per 2001 census, Murshidabad-Jiaganj block has a total population of 199,261, out of which 103,421 were males and 96,200 were females. Murshidabad-Jiaganj block registered a population growth of 26.11 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent.[2] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[4]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Murshidabad district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Murshidabad district. Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 12". Government of West Bengal Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 

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