Pujali

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Pujali
Neighbourhood in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Pujali Municipality
Pujali Municipality
Pujali is located in West Bengal
Pujali
Pujali
Location in West Bengal, India
Pujali is located in India
Pujali
Pujali
Pujali (India)
Coordinates: 22°27′36″N 88°08′02″E / 22.4601°N 88.1340°E / 22.4601; 88.1340Coordinates: 22°27′36″N 88°08′02″E / 22.4601°N 88.1340°E / 22.4601; 88.1340
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DivisionPresidency
DistrictSouth 24 Parganas
CityKolkata
Established1996; 22 years ago (1996)
Government
 • TypeChairman–Council
 • BodyPujali Municipality
Area
 • Total8.32 km2 (3.21 sq mi)
Elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total37,047
 • Density4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
700138
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB-01 to WB-10, WB-19, WB-20, WB-22, WB-22U
Lok Sabha constituencyDiamond Harbour
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBudge Budge
Websitewww.pujalimunicipality.in

Pujali is a city and a municipality of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.[1] It is a neighbourhood in South West Kolkata. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).[2]

Geography[edit]

Pujali city is located at 22°27′36″N 88°08′02″E / 22.4601°N 88.1340°E / 22.4601; 88.1340.[3] It has an average elevation of 9 metres (30 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India, Pujali city had a total population of 37,047, of which 18,940 (51%) were males and 18,107 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 4,316. The total number of literates was 25,791 (78.80% of the population over 6 years).[4]

As of 2001 Census of India,[5] Pujali city had a total population of 33,863. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. It has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 55%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Civic Administration[edit]

There is a Pujali Municipality. Currently, the All India Trinamool Congress is in power in it. Rita Pal is the current Chairman of the municipality. Fazlul Haque is the current vice chair person of the municipality. He is in power ever since the area has been registered as under municipality in 1996; 22 years ago (1996).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India". District-wise list of stautory towns. Directorate of census operations, West Bengal. Archived from the original on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-09-02.
  2. ^ "Base Map of Kolkata Metropolitan area". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-09-03.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pujali
  4. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
  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.