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Memari is a town, a municipality and headquarters of the Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision in Purba Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Memari
Town
Memari is located in West Bengal
Memari
Memari
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12Coordinates: 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Bardhaman
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total41,451
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
713146
Lok Sabha constituencyBardhaman Purba
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMemari
Websitebardhaman.gov.in

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GeographyEdit

Memari is located at 23°12′N 88°07′E / 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12. It has an average elevation of 25 metres (82 feet).

Gram panchayats under Memari I Panchayat Samiti are: Daluibazar I, Daluibazar II, Debipur, Nimo I, Nimo II, Bagila, Amadpur, Gope-Gantar I, Gope-Gantar II and Durgapur.[1]

Gram panchayats under Memari II Panchayat Samiti are: Barapalasan I, Barapalasan II, Bijur I, Bijur II, Satgachhia I, Satgachhia II, Bohar I, Bohar II and Kuchut.[1]

Police stationEdit

Memari police station has jurisdiction over Memari municipal area, and Memari I and Memari II CD Blocks. The area covered is 429.36 km2.[2][3]

DemographicsEdit

As per the 2011 Census of India Memari had a total population of 41,451, of which 20,957 (51%) were males and 20,494 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 3,809. The total number of literates in Kalna was 31,935 (77.04% of the population over 6 years).[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Memari had a population of 36,191. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Memari has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 63%. In Memari, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

EducationEdit

Memari has thirteen primary, two secondary and three higher secondary schools.Memari Vidyasagar memorial Institution is the higher secondary school for boys, established in 1892.[6] It has one college providing graduation studies in different subjects.

TransportEdit

Memari is 82 kilometres (51 mi) from Howrah Station on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line.[7]

SH 13/ GT Road passes through Memari.[8][9]

ReferencesEdit

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  1. ^ a b "List of Pradhan of Gram Panchayats, District: Bardhaman" (PDF). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2009-08-29.
  2. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bardhaman". Tables 2.1, 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Purba Bardhaman District Police". Police Station. West Bengal Police. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  4. ^ "2011 Census - Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  6. ^ Memari Rasiklal Smriti Balika Vidyalaya school for girls 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003 Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Eastern Railway local time table
  8. ^ "Road - Highway". Public Works Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  9. ^ Google maps
  10. ^ "Memari Pin code". citypincode.in. Retrieved 2015-03-01.

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