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Mekhliganj subdivision (Bengali:
মেখলিগঞ্জ মহকুমা) is a
subdivision of the Cooch Behar district in the state
of West Bengal, India. It consists of Mekhliganj municipality,
and two community development blocks: Mekhliganj and Haldibari. The
two blocks contain 14 gram panchayats. The subdivision has its
headquarters at Mekhliganj.
Apart from the Mekhliganj municipality and Haldibari
municipality, the subdivision contains rural areas of 14 gram
panchayats under two community development blocs: Mekhliganj and
There is no urban area under these two blocks.
Rural area under Mekhliganj block consists of eight gram
panchayats, viz. Bagdogra–Fulkadabri, Jamaldaha, Niztarof,
Uchalpukuri, Changrabandha, Kuchlibari, Ranirhat and Bhotbari.
Mekhliganj and Kuchlibari police stations serve this block.
Headquarters of this block is in Changrabandha.
Rural area under Haldibari block consists of six gram
panchayats, viz. Boxiganj, Dakshin Bara Haldibari, Hemkumari, Uttar
Bara Haldibari, Dewanganj and Per–Mekhliganj.
Haldibari police station serves this block.
Headquarters of this block is in Haldibari.
As per order of the Delimitation
Commission in respect of the delimitation of constituencies in the West
Bengal, the municipalities of Mekhliganj and Haldibari and the two
blocks of Mekhliganj and Haldibari together will constitute the
Mekhliganj assembly constituency of West Bengal. It will be
reserved for Scheduled castes
(SC) candidates. This constituency will be part of Jalpaiguri (Lok Sabha
constituency), which will be reserved for SC candidates.
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