Uttar-Dinajpur

In Uttar Dinajpur District there are 2 Sub-Divisions Raiganj & Islampur , 110Km apart from each other. District having border length of 227 km (approx) in the east with Bangladesh. There are 4 Municipalities,9 Blocks and 98 Panchayats covering 1516 villages.The total population is nearly 25 Lakh comprising mainly of rural masses.Bengali is the main language but a sizeable portion of Urdu and Hindi speaking people live in Islampur Sub-Division.

The Climate of this district is characterised by Hot-Summer with High Humidity,abundant Rainfall and Cold Winter.The Summer begins from April.

Demographic Profile of the District at a Glance :

Sl.No. Particular Uttar Dinajpur West Bengal India
1. Area (Sq.Km.) 3142 81,752 32,87263
2. Villages 1516 37910 587226
3. Population 2441794 8,0221171 1027015247
4. Sex Ratio   (F / 1000 M) 937 934 933
5. Growth Rate 28.72% 17.84% 21.34%
6. Density of Population 778 904 324
7. Literacy Rate 47.89% 69.22% 65.38%
8. S C 676582 16080611 138273277
9. S T 124865 3808760 67758380
10. SC to Total Population 27.71% 5.59% 8.01%
11. ST to Total Population 5.11% 5.62% 7.53%
12. CPR 21.59% 53.30%
13. Safe Delivery 23.60% 52.80%
14. BPHC 9
15. PHC 20

(source : 2001 Census)

DISTRICT HQ : RAIGANJ,

4 MUNICIPALITIES : RAIGANJ, KALIYAGANJ, DALKHOLA & ISLAMPUR

MPs / MLAs

PC/AC No. & Name Name of the MP/MLA Party Affiliation Remarks
04-Darjeeling PC Jaswant Singh BJP
05-Raiganj PC Deepa Dasmunshi INC
06-Balurghat PC Prasanta Kr. Majumdar RSP
27-Chopra AC Anwarul Haque CPI(M)
28-Islampur AC Sayeda Farhat Afroz CPI(M)
29-Goalpokhar AC Ali Imran Ramz AIFB
30-Karandighi AC Gokul Roy AIFB
31-Raiganj (SC) AC Chittaranjan Roy INC
32-Kaliyaganj (SC) AC Nonigopal Roy CPI(M)
34-Itahar AC Srikumar Mukherjee CPI

SOURCE:  http://www.uttardinajpur.gov.in/

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