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Siliguri
Siliguri
subdivision is a subdivision of the Darjeeling district
Darjeeling district
in the state of West Bengal, India. It consists of the Siliguri
Siliguri
municipal corporation and four community development blocks: Matigara, Naxalbari, Phansidewa
Phansidewa
and Kharibari. The four blocks contain 22 gram panchayats and two census towns: Bairatisal
Bairatisal
and Uttar Bagdogra. The subdivision has its headquarters at Siliguri.

Contents

1 Area 2 Blocks

2.1 Matigara
Matigara
block 2.2 Naxalbari
Naxalbari
block 2.3 Phansidewa
Phansidewa
block 2.4 Kharibari
Kharibari
block

3 Legislative segments 4 References

Area[edit] Apart from Siliguri
Siliguri
municipal corporation, the subdivision contains rural areas of 22 gram panchayats under four community development blocks: Matigara, Naxalbari, Phansidewa
Phansidewa
and Kharibari.[1] Blocks[edit] Matigara
Matigara
block[edit] Matigara
Matigara
block consists of one census town: Bairatisal
Bairatisal
and rural areas with 5 gram panchayats, viz. Matigara-I, Matigara-II, Atharakhai, Patharghata, and Champasari.[2] This block has two police stations: Siliguri
Siliguri
and Matigara.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Kadamtala.[3] Naxalbari
Naxalbari
block[edit] Naxalbari
Naxalbari
block consists of one census town: Uttar Bagdogra
Uttar Bagdogra
and rural areas with 6 gram panchayats, viz. Naxalbari, Lower Bagdogra, Upper Bagdogra, Gossaipur, Hatighisa, and Maniram.[2] This block has two police stations: Bagdogra
Bagdogra
and Naxalbari.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Naxalbari.[3] Phansidewa
Phansidewa
block[edit] Phansidewa
Phansidewa
block consists of rural areas only with 7 gram panchayats, viz. Phansidewa-Bansgoan, Chathat-Bansgaon, Bidhannagar-I, Bidhannagar-II, Ghospukur, Jalas-Nijamtara, and Hetmuri-Singhijhora.[2] This block has one police station at Phansidewa.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Phansidewa.[3] Kharibari
Kharibari
block[edit] Kharibari
Kharibari
block consists of rural areas only with 4 gram panchayats, viz. Kharibari-Panishali, Raniganj-Panishali, Binnabari, and Buraganj.[2] This block has one police station at Kharibari.[2] Headquarters of this block is in Kharibari.[3] Legislative segments[edit] As per order of the Delimitation Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West Bengal, the ward no. 1 to 30 and 45 to 47 of the Siliguri
Siliguri
municipal corporation will constitute the Siliguri
Siliguri
assembly constituency of West Bengal.[4] The Phansidewa block and the Kharibari
Kharibari
block constitute the Phansidewa
Phansidewa
assembly constituency. The three villages of Sitong Forest, Sivok Hill Forest and Sivok Forest under the Champasari gram panchayat of the Matigara block will be part of Kurseong
Kurseong
assembly constituency. Rest of the area under the Matigara
Matigara
block and the area under the Naxalbari
Naxalbari
block will constitute the Matigara– Naxalbari
Naxalbari
assembly constituency. The Phansidewa
Phansidewa
constituency will be reserved for Scheduled tribes (ST) candidates. The Matigara– Naxalbari
Naxalbari
constituency will be reserved for Scheduled castes (SC) candidates. All these four constituencies will be part of the Darjeeling
Darjeeling
Lok Sabha constituency.[5] References[edit]

^ "Directory of District, Sub division, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal, March 2008". West Bengal. National Informatics Centre, India. 19 March 2008. Retrieved 9 December 2008.  ^ a b c d e f g h "District Profile". Official website of Darjeeling district. Retrieved 9 December 2008.  ^ a b c d "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Darjeeling district. Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 26 December 2008.  ^ The other 14 wards of the Siliguri
Siliguri
municipal corporation are located in the Jalpaiguri Sadar subdivision. ^ "Press Note, Delimitation Commission" (PDF). Assembly Constituencies in West Bengal. Delimitation Commission. pp. 5–6, 23. Retrieved 10 January 2009. 

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Cities, towns and locations in Darjeeling
Darjeeling
District

Cities, municipal and census towns

Darjeeling
Darjeeling
Sadar subdivision

Darjeeling Pattabong Tea Garden

Kurseong
Kurseong
subdivision

Cart Road Kurseong

Mirik
Mirik
subdivision

Mirik

Siliguri
Siliguri
subdivision

Bairatisal Siliguri Uttar Bagdogra

Locations other than cities and towns

Bijanbari Ghum Naxalbari Sonada Sukhiapokhri

See also

Darjeeling
Darjeeling
related topics Bagdogra
Bagdogra
Airport People from Darjeeling
Darjeeling
district Villages in Darjeeling
Darjeeling
district

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