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About Bardhaman- Durgapur:

One of the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal, Bardhaman Durgapur was formed after the 2008 delimitation of parliamentary constituencies. The total number of electorates in the Bardhaman Durgapur Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 39) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,353,380 of which 709,424 are males and 643,956 are females. It comprises of six Vidhan Sabha segments of which two are reserved for the SC category. The constituency represents the Burdwan District which is at an average elevation of 30 m and covers an area of 56 sq km. 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Bardhaman South

Monteswar

Bardhaman North (SC)

Bhatar

Galsi (SC)

Durgapur East

Durgapur West

   

About Bardhaman- Durgapur:

Its headquarters are situated in the city of Burdwan and is about 100 km away from the city of Kolkata. It has always been an important city in history and has cultural and economic importance.

As per 2011 India census, the total population of the Urban Agglomeration of Bardhaman is over 347,000 with a 53% male majority. Over 25,000 of the population are under the age of six and the average literacy rate is 89%. The city has an 84% Hindu majority and the city is famous is home to the Hindu Goddess, Kankeleswari Kali. There are several schools and colleges located here including the prestigious St. Xaviers School. The economy is mostly agrarian and rice cultivation being the primary activity and the city is nicknamed to be the "Rice Bowl" of the state. The National Highway NH-2 passes through the district.