Chapra, Nadia

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Chapra | type = city | latd = 23.52 | longd = 88.58
locator_position = right | state_name = West Bengal
district = Nadia
leader_title =
leader_name =
altitude =
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 272,284| population_density =
area_magnitude= sq. km
area_total =
area_telephone = 91 3474
postal_code =
vehicle_code_range =
sex_ratio = 939
unlocode =
website =nadia.nic.in/
footnotes = CD Block

Chapra ( _bn. চাপড়া) is a town with a police station, a community development block, and an assembly constituency in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Demographics

In the 2001 census, Chapra community development block had a population of 272,284 out of which 140,400 were males and 131,884 were females. [cite web | url = http://www.wbcensus.gov.in/DataTables/02/Table4_10.htm | title = Census of India 001 | accessdate = 2007-08-24 | last = | first = | work = Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4 | publisher = Census Commission of India ]

Politics

Shamsul Islam Mollah of CPI(M) won the Chapra assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals, Abdur Rashid Mollick of INC in 2006 and Julfikar Khan of AITC in 2001. Mir Quasem Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Julfikar Khan representing INC in 1996, and Arun Kumar Ghosh of INC in 1991. Mir Qusem of CPI(M) defeated Dilip Dutta of INC in 1987. Sahabauddin Mondal of CPI(M) defeated Arun Biswas (Independent) in 1982 and Kazi Safluddin of JNP in 1977. [cite web
url = http://archive.eci.gov.in/ElectionAnalysis/AE/S25/Partycomp73.htm
title = Partywise comparison since 1977 | accessdate = 2007-08-24 | last = | first =
work =73 - Chapra Assembly Constituency, West Bengal | publisher = Election Commission of India
]

Chapra is part of Krishnagar(Lok Sabha constituency) [cite web
url = http://archive.eci.gov.in/se2001/background/S25/WB_ACPC.pdf
title = General election to the Legislative Assembly, 2001 – List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies | accessdate = 2007-10-08 | last = | first = | work = West Bengal | publisher = Election Commission of India
]

Administration

Chapra is an intermediate panchayat (local self-government) under Nadia zilla panchayat. Village panchayats under it are – Alfa, Bagberia, Brittihuda, Chapra I and II, Hatisala I and II, Hatkhola, Hridaypur, Kalinga, Mahatpur, Maheshpur and Pipragachhi. [cite web | url =http://panchayat.gov.in/adminreps/viewpansumR.asp?selstate=3207013000&ptype=V&button1=Submit | title = Details of West Bengal till Village Panchayat Tier
accessdate = 2007-08-24 | last = | first = | work = | publisher = Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India
]

References

See also


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