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Debanandapur is a village and a gram panchayat in Chinsurah Mogra CD Block in Chinsurah subdivision of Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Birth place of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Birth place of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Debanandapur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Debanandapur is located in India
Debanandapur (India)
Coordinates: 22°55′57″N 88°22′23″E / 22.932611°N 88.372917°E / 22.932611; 88.372917Coordinates: 22°55′57″N 88°22′23″E / 22.932611°N 88.372917°E / 22.932611; 88.372917
Country India
StateWest Bengal
 • Total3,449
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone/STD code03213
Lok Sabha constituencyHooghly
Vidhan Sabha constituencyChunchura

Sarat Chandra Chatterjee’s birth placeEdit

Debanandapur is the birth place of the novelist Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. His dwelling is now a library named Sarat Smriti Pathagar and a museum housing his belongings. It is 2 km from Bandel Junction railway station.[1][2]


As per the 2011 Census of India, Debanandapur had a total population of 3,449 of which 1,789 (52%) were males and 1,660 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 315. The total number of literates in Debanandapur was 2,481 (79.16% of the population over 6 years).[3]


  1. ^ "Debanandapur". Holiday IQ. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  2. ^ "A visit to Debanandapur: The birth place of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay". Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  3. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 1 July 2017.