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Census Town
Ghorsala is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Ghorsala is located in India
Ghorsala (India)
Coordinates: 24°28′02″N 88°02′12″E / 24.46724°N 88.03678°E / 24.46724; 88.03678Coordinates: 24°28′02″N 88°02′12″E / 24.46724°N 88.03678°E / 24.46724; 88.03678
Country India
StateWest Bengal
 • Total7,837
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyJangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyJangipur

Ghorsala is a census town in Raghunathganj I CD Block in Jangipur subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


As per the 2011 Census of India, Ghorsala had a total population of 7,837, of which 4,077 (52%) were males and 3,760 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,157. The total number of literates in Ghorsala was 4,513 (67.56% of the population over 6 years).[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Ghorsala had a population of 6252. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Ghorsala has an average literacy rate of 50%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 56%, and female literacy is 44%. In Ghorsala, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.