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Kanchrapara is a small Municipal Town, 48 km. from Kolkata and located at the Northern most tip of North 24 Parganas District in West Bengal, between Latitude 88.42` E to 88.47`E and longitude 22.92`N to 22.96`N with an area of 9.06 Sq. Km and a population of 1, 26, 191. It is butted and bounded by Gayeshpur Municipality to the East, Kampa-Chakla Gram Panchayet to the East and South East, Bager Khal to the North & Halisahar Municipality to the West. It comprises of Mouzas, Bizpur, parts of Halishar, Mallicker Bag, Bahirbag, Jonepur, Pallada Kampa & Jethia.

From early historical period, this area had been full of a swamps, natural riverine lake, low land, water bodies sparse village-settlements surrounded by deep jungle. Barring a few pockets the area was considered unfit for human habitation. However, around this area there were more than 50 villages more or less prosperous, of which Mallickerbag, Kanchanpalli or Kanchrapara, Bhabanipur, Ghoshpara Chandua & Kampa need special mention.

Railway area constitute 2/3 rd of total Municipal area of 9.06 sq. km and 5 Wards are within Rly. area and all the adult people send elected representatives in the Board of councillors and the Municipality has to provide health, education & other facilities even to the unauthorized occupiers purely on humanitarian ground. On the other hand, in 6 decades non-railway area with 19 wards, have developed to a thickly populated thriving Trade & Business center and cottage industries like wood craft, shoe chappal making etc. Now 3.02 square km. of non-railway area have to bear the burnt of about 86,000 population, population in the Rly. area being about 40,000.

 

Kanchrapara is a small Municipal Town, 48 km. from Kolkata and located at the Northern most tip of North 24 Parganas District in West Bengal, between Latitude 88.42` E to 88.47`E and longitude 22.92`N to 22.96`N with an area of 9.06 Sq. Km and a population of 1, 26, 191. It is butted and bounded by Gayeshpur Municipality to the East, Kampa-Chakla Gram Panchayet to the East and South East, Bager Khal to the North & Halisahar Municipality to the West. It comprises of Mouzas, Bizpur, parts of Halishar, Mallicker Bag, Bahirbag, Jonepur, Pallada Kampa & Jethia.

 

 

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