Kalinagar, North 24 Parganas

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Kalinagar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Kalinagar is located in India
Kalinagar (India)
Coordinates: 22°25′19″N 88°52′10″E / 22.421867°N 88.869456°E / 22.421867; 88.869456Coordinates: 22°25′19″N 88°52′10″E / 22.421867°N 88.869456°E / 22.421867; 88.869456
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
 • Total 8,679
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone/STD code 03217
Lok Sabha constituency Basirhat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sandeshkhali
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Kalinagar is a village and a gram panchayat in Sandeshkhali I CD Block in Basirhat subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India.


As per the 2011 Census of India, Kalinagar had a total population of 8,679, of which 4,393 (51%) were males and 4,286 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,022. The total number of literates in Kalinagar was 5,629 (73.51% of the population over 6 years).[1]


Sandeshkhali I CD Block is served by Nazat PS. The CD Block headquarters are also located at Nazat, which is across the Besti River. One can reach Nazat by ferry from Ghoshpur ferry ghat to Boyermari ferryghat at Nazat.[2]


Kalinagar Mahavidyalaya was established at Kalinagar in 1985. Affiliated with the West Bengal State University, it offers honours courses in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, education, history and geography, and a BA general course. It has hostel facilities.[3][4]


Ghoshpur Rural Hospital at Ghoshpur is located nearby.[2]


  1. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b Google maps
  3. ^ "Kalinagar Mahavidyalaya". ICBSE. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Kalinagar Mahavidyalaya". College Admission. Retrieved 8 May 2018.

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