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Neighbourhood in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Masterda Surya Sen Metro Station
Masterda Surya Sen Metro Station
Country  India
State West Bengal
City Kolkata
District Kolkata
Metro Line 1 Masterda Surya Sen metro station
Municipal Corporation Kolkata Municipal Corporation
KMC wards 98, 112, 113, 114
Elevation 36 ft (11 m)
 • Total For population see linked KMC pages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 700 047, 700 070
Area code(s) +91 33
Lok Sabha constituency Jadavpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Tollyganj

Bansdroni is a locality of South Kolkata in Kolkata district, West Bengal, India.


Bansdroni used to be a port during the 17th century when the Adi Ganga was the main flow of the Ganges into the sea Bay of Bengal. It was the gateway to a vast hinterland in South 24 Parganas. Bansdroni takes its name from 'Bangsho Dron' meaning a bamboo forest.


Police district[edit]

Bansdroni police station is in the South Suburban division of Kolkata Police.[1]

Located at Rainagar Health Centre, Madhyapara, Bansdroni, Kolkata-700070, it has jurisdiction over the police district, which is bordered on the north starting from a point on the northern limit of Tolly's Nala, where the eastern limit of H.L. Sarkar Road meets Tolly's Nala, thence eastward along the northern side of Tolly's Nala up to a point, where Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Road meets the northern boundary of Tolly's Nala; on the east by the outer boundaries of Mouza-Kamdahari and Brahmapur; on the south by the outer boundaries of Mouza- Brahmapur, Raynagar and Bansdroni till it meets the eastern limit of Pirpukur Road; and on the west starting from a point where the southern boundary of Bansdroni mouza meets the eastern limit of Pirpukur Road, thence northward along the eastern boundary of Pirpukur Road and H.L. Sarkar road till it meets the northern limit of Tolly's Nala.[1]

Patuli Women police station has jurisdiction over all police districts under the jurisdiction of South Suburban Division i.e. Netaji Nagar, Jadavpur, Kasba, Regent Park, Bansdroni, Garfa and Patuli.[1]

Jadavpur, Thakurpukur, Behala, Purba Jadavpur, Tiljala, Regent Park, Metiabruz, Nadial and Kasba police stations were transferred from South 24 Parganas to Kolkata in 2011. Except Metiabruz, all the police stations were split into two. The new police stations are Parnasree, Haridevpur, Garfa, Patuli, Survey Park, Pragati Maidan, Bansdroni and Rajabagan.[2]


The area is mainly a residential area, with nearly every building a residential one. The Usha Fan Factory is located here. Vidyasagar Park (1 to 12) Lane is an important locality here. Now, Bansdroni houses important retail stores like Reliance Digital, Spencers, LG Shoppe, Max Fashions, Cafe Coffee Day, Bata, Khadims, Elite,Leather Line, Sparsh Diagnostic Centre and others. This area verges the Bansdroni & Netaji Nagar Police Stations. Rifle Club, Jaysree, Dinesh Nagar, Congress Nagar, Ananda Pally (East), Subodh Garden, Postal Park,Chirantani Park, Arobindo park, Rania are important localities. Reputable fresh vegetable, fruits & fishes market / bazaar are also found here.


Bansdroni is close to Garia, Naktala and Tollygunge all on the main Netaji Subhash Road.


The place is connected to the city with the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road linking Naktala and Garia in the south-east and Tollygunge in the south-west. The Kolkata Metro touches Bansdroni at the Masterda Surya Sen Metro Station. Suitable Communication like AC Buses(AC6), CSTC Buses(S7), Private Buses like 205, 205/A, 80A,SD5, 228, S-7, Naktala - Howrah Mini Bus, Harinavi - Howrah Mini Bus and frequent auto services are also available in all time.


Education is parted via schools such as The Assembly of God Church School (Tollygunj Branch), Future Foundation, G.D. Birla, Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Holy Home, Adarsh English High School, B.D. Memorial (Primary), St.Mary's Church School and De Paul (the last two being catholic). Some oldest boys & girls schools namely Khanpur Hirendralal Sarkar high school(boys), Khanpur Nirmala Bala(girls) high school, Binoy Pally Adarsha Bidya Mandir, Chakdaha Boys & Girls HS Schools, St. Clare School, Muktadhara ( Nursery & Primary School ), Little Star( Nursery & Primary School) are also situated in the Bansdroni/Jaysree/ Postal Park Area.


The Shiva Temple holds prominent place here. There is also a church named Queen of Peace Church.


  1. ^ a b c "Kolkata Police, South Suburban Division". Bansdroni police station. KP. Retrieved 13 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Midnight change of guard – 17 more police stations come under Lalbazar". The Telegraph, 1 September 2011. Retrieved 2 April 2018.