Gokarna, West Bengal

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Gokarna
Village
Gokarna is located in West Bengal
Gokarna
Gokarna
Location in West Bengal, India
Gokarna is located in India
Gokarna
Gokarna
Gokarna (India)
Coordinates: 24°03′15″N 88°07′03″E / 24.0541°N 88.1176°E / 24.0541; 88.1176Coordinates: 24°03′15″N 88°07′03″E / 24.0541°N 88.1176°E / 24.0541; 88.1176
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictMurshidabad
Population
 (2011)
 • Total16,198
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
742136 (Gokarna)
Lok Sabha constituencyBaharampur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKandi
Websitemurshidabad.gov.in

Gokarna is a village in Kandi CD Block in Kandi subdivision of Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India, Gokarna had a total population of 16,198, of which 8,293 (51%) were males and 7,905 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,919. The total number of literates in Gokarna was 9,452 (66.20% of the population over 6 years).[1]

Transport[edit]

SH 11, running from Mahammad Bazar (in Birbhum district) to Ranaghat (in Nadia district) passes through Gokarna. This section is locally popular as Badshahi Road.[2][3]

Education[edit]

Gokarna P.M. High School was established in 1905 and has facilities for teaching from class V – XII.[4]

Healthcare[edit]

Gokarna Rural Hospital functions with 15 beds.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  2. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  3. ^ Google maps
  4. ^ "Gokarna P.M. High School". ICBSE. Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Health & Family Welfare Department". Health Statistics. Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 19 September 2017.