Haskhari

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Haskhari
Hanskhari
Town
Haskhari is located in West Bengal
Haskhari
Haskhari
Location in West Bengal, India
Haskhari is located in India
Haskhari
Haskhari
Haskhari (India)
Coordinates: 26°23′26″N 88°19′58″E / 26.39056°N 88.33278°E / 26.39056; 88.33278Coordinates: 26°23′26″N 88°19′58″E / 26.39056°N 88.33278°E / 26.39056; 88.33278
Country India
State West Bengal
DistrictUttar Dinajpur
TehsilHaskhari
Population
 (2011)
 • Total22,634 (according to Census data)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
733207 (Haskhari)
Telephone/STD code03526
Lok Sabha constituencyDarjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituencyChopra
Websiteuttardinajpur.nic.in

Haskhari (previously Hanskhari) is a town in the Chopra CD block in the Islampur subdivision of the Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Cities and towns in Islampur subdivision of Uttar Dinajpur district
M: municipal town/ city/notified area, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre.
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location[edit]

Haskhari is directly connected to Chopra, Islampur, Kishanganj, Raiganj in the south & Sonapur, Bidhannagar, Bakdogra, Siliguri in the north by bus.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Haskhari had a population of 22,634. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Haskhari has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 64%. In Haskhari, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Haskhari
Religion Percent
Muslims
87%
Hindus
11%
Jains
0.2%
Others†
0.7%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Transport[edit]

Bus[edit]

Travelling by road is easier from Haskhari as it has National Highway NH34, lots of Government buses, Private buses, Cars, Rickshaws etc are available for travelling by road.

Train[edit]

Aluabari Station[2] is the main railway station for travelling by train.

Air[edit]

Bagdogra airport[3] is the nearby airport for travelling by aeroplane.

Education[edit]

  • Haskhari High School
  • Haskhari Public School
  • St. Xavier English Medium School Haskhari[4]
  • Dhamorgachh Primary School Haskhari
  • Dhamorgachh SSK School Haskhari

References[edit]

  1. "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India.
  2. "Aluabari Road Railway Station Map/Atlas NFR/Northeast Frontier Zone - Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 2023-09-10.
  3. "All About Bagdogra International Airport Of West Bengal". timesproperty.com. Retrieved 2023-09-10.
  4. "KALAGACHH ST. XAVIER SCHOOL - - Stack Schools". stackschools.com. Retrieved 2023-09-10.

External link[edit]

Uttar Dinajpur official website


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