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Neighbourhood in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Country  India
State West Bengal
City Kolkata
KMC ward 141
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 700044

Badartala is a sub-urban neighbourhood of Kolkata city in West Bengal state of India.[1][2] It is situated at the eastern bank of Hooghly River.Adjoined neighbourhoods are Rajabagan (east), Metiabruz (south east), Akra Phatak (south).Ayub Nagar Basti,Birjunala,Bagdipara,Jeliapara,Siraj Basti are some localities (Bastis) of the neighbourhood.

Educational institutions[edit]

Badartala is slowly growing ahead in educational field.There is no college available for the matric passed students in their area.Students need to travel for college study.Names of some schools are :

  • Sahapur Sabitri Vidyalaya.(44,Joy Krishna Paul Road, Badartala, Kolkata West Bengal, India 700044).
  • Badartala High School .(Z3/237/12,Bagdi Para Road,Badartala,Kolkata, West Bengal, India 700044).
  • Badartala Madhyak Balika Vidyalaya.(Z-3/292/3,River Side Road, Kolkata - 700 044)[3]

Public transport[edit]

Transport is poor in the area.It is not connected well with other parts of the city by bus or any other type of transport.There is a private bus service no. 12B which goes to Esplanade via Metiabruz, Garden Reach, Kidderpore and Hastings.

Health and medical facilities[edit]

Area has a government hospital named Garden Reach State General Hospital with previously having poor arrangement and facilities.The government have taken certain measures and reconstructed the hospital in a large one with a good facilities.It shares its premises with the Nadial police station of the area .[4]

Post office[edit]

Badartala post office is located near Badartala High School at Dr.Abdul Kabir road (Crossing railway line road).Its PIN code is 700044.[5]

Police station[edit]

Nadial Police Station located near the 12 no. bus stand is attached with Garden Reach State General Hospital.

Kolkata honour killing (2012)[edit]

On 7 December 2012 a man beheaded his younger sister in public, with a sword. He then walked to the Nadial police station with his sister's head and the sword. Scores of residents looked on in horror as the man walked to a police station with the head in his left hand and the sword in his right, dripping blood all along the way. The police said the man asked to be charged and that he confessed to killing his sister for an extra-marital relationship.[6][7]


  1. ^ Badartala Map | Last Updated on : 9/07/2013
  2. ^ Badartala Map
  3. ^ names and address of schools in kolkata
  4. ^ GardenReach State General Hospital India Health Information & Services |
  5. ^ Pincode Search Archived 2015-03-11 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Kolkata: Man beheads sister over extra-marital affair |December 08, 2012 07:31 am
  7. ^ Honour killing in Kolkata: Man beheads sister in public view, takes severed head to police station | Dec 8, 2012, 03.47AM IST

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