Ahiran

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Ahiran
Ahiron
Village/City
Ahiran Ahiron Suti.jpg
Ahiran is located in West Bengal
Ahiran
Ahiran
Ahiran is located in India
Ahiran
Ahiran
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 24°31′N 88°01′E / 24.52°N 88.02°E / 24.52; 88.02Coordinates: 24°31′N 88°01′E / 24.52°N 88.02°E / 24.52; 88.02
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Area
 • Total 91.75 km2 (35.42 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,079
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 742223
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Lok Sabha constituency Jangipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jangipur
Website murshidabad.nic.in

Ahiran is a village in Suti I CD Block in Jangipur subdivision of the Murshidabad district of the state of West Bengal, India. It serves as the Headquarters of the Suti I administrative division.

Geography

Ahiran is located at 24°31′N 88°01′E / 24.52°N 88.02°E / 24.52; 88.02 . The village situated in the bank of Bhagirathi River.

Demographics

The population of Ahiran village, as per the 2011 Census by the Government of India, was 17,079 with 8,691 males and 8,388 females.[1]

CD Block HQ

The headquarters of Suti I CD Block are located at Ahiran.[2]

Historical significance

This is a historical village of Murshidabad district. The word Ahiran means "an area of milkmen", where "Ahir" means "milkmen".[3] The gold coins belonging to Gupta period were found at Ahiran during road construction on National Highway 34 (India).[4]

Offices

Some of the government offices located in this area are:

Education

The schools situated in the village include the Ahiran Vidyapith,[7] Ahiran Hemangini Vidyaytan School (H.S.) and the Ahiran Schinananda Girl High School.

  • Ahiran Model School, Suti - I block. * Aligarh Muslim University Center Murshidabad .

Transport

NH 12 and Indian Railway passes through Ahiran.

  • Ahiran Halt AHN/Ahiran (1) Railway Station,[8]
  • Ahiran Halt Bus Stop and
  • Ahiran Haat Bus Stop.

Health care

  • Ahiran Hospital is the Primary Health Center, the B.M.O.H. Ahiran BPHC[9] Suti-1, Murshidabad, near Jangipur Sub-Divisional Hospital.
  • Veterinary Dispensaries/ Hospital -BLDO Suti-1 Block Animal[10] Primary Health center at Ahiran.

References

  1. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal.". Census of India 2011. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  2. ^ "District Census Handbook: Murshidabad, Series 20 Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Murshidabad with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fourth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2017. 
  3. ^ Sivaprasad Das Gupta (1982). Essays in Thematic Cartography: Papers Presented at the Third National Cartographic Conference, Calcutta, During 19-21 October 1981, by the Members of National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation. The Organisation. p. 166. 
  4. ^ "Gold coins of Gupta era found in West Bengal". THE HINDU TODAY'S PAPER. Retrieved 2013-05-02. 
  5. ^ "Land & Land Reforms Department". Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  6. ^ "Details of BANK OF INDIA, AHIRAN". All Bank Branches in India. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  7. ^ University of Calcutta (1957). Hundred years of the University of Calcutta supplement. University of Calcutta. p. 131. 
  8. ^ "Ahiran Railway Station". AHN/Ahiran (1 PFs) Railway Station Map - India Rail Info. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 
  9. ^ "Name of the Institution (Hospital)" (PDF). Government of West Bengal Health & Family Welfare Department. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  10. ^ "Block Animal Health Centre". Department of Animal Resources Development, Govt. of WB. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 

External links

  • Ahiran on Facebook
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