Keshabpur, Hooghly

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Keshabpur
Village
Keshabpur is located in West Bengal
Keshabpur
Keshabpur
Location in West Bengal, India
Keshabpur is located in India
Keshabpur
Keshabpur
Keshabpur (India)
Coordinates: 22°53′15″N 87°53′55″E / 22.8875°N 87.8987°E / 22.8875; 87.8987Coordinates: 22°53′15″N 87°53′55″E / 22.8875°N 87.8987°E / 22.8875; 87.8987
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHooghly
Population
 (2011)
 • Total12,687
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone/STD code03211
Lok Sabha constituencyArambagh
Vidhan Sabha constituencyArambag
Websitehooghly.gov.in

Keshabpur is a village in Aramgah CD Block in Arambag subdivision of Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography[edit]

The Mundeswari flows past Keshabpur.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India, Keshabpur had a total population of 12,687 of which 6,521 (51%) were males and 6,166 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,485. The total number of literates in Keshabpur was 8,910 (79.54% of the population over 6 years).[2]

Education[edit]

Kabikankan Mukundaram Mahavidyalaya, a general degree college, was established at Keshabpur in 2007. Kabikankan Mukundaram Chakraborty had contributed to the Chandimangal, an important subgenre of mangalkavya, the most significant genre of medieval Bengali literature and panchalis (ballads celebrating the glory of particular deities). It is affiliated with the University of Burdwan and offers courses in arts.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google maps
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Kabikankan Mukundaram Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Mukundaram Chakrabarti, Kabikankan". Banglapedia. Retrieved 1 July 2017.