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SDO Office, Mekhliganj
SDO Office, Mekhliganj
Mekhliganj is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°21′N 88°55′E / 26.35°N 88.92°E / 26.35; 88.92Coordinates: 26°21′N 88°55′E / 26.35°N 88.92°E / 26.35; 88.92
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
58 m (190 ft)
 • Total 10,833
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mekliganj

Mekliganj is a city and a municipality in Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal.


Mekliganj is at 26°21′N 88°55′E / 26.35°N 88.92°E / 26.35; 88.92. It adjoins the boundary of Teesta River.[1] It has an average elevation of 58 m (190 ft).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Mekliganj had a population of 10,833. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mekliganj has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 53%. In Mekliganj, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

2011 Census


Now Birupaksha Mitra (WBCS) is the BDO.Before his Aroop Kumar Sadhukhan, WBCS(Exe) was the block development officer of Mekhliganj BlocK & he took the charge of the post in August 2015 from his predecessor Shri Anirban Dutta, WBCS(Exe), who had managed this block efficiently for over three years. With young administrators in the chairs, hopes are high on administration. The block comes under Mekhliganj Sub Division, where Shri Apratim Ghosh, WBCS(Exe) is the sub divisional officer. The deputy magistrates are Sri Prodyut kumar Halder, WBCS(Exe) and Sri Rabindra Nath Basu, WBCS(Exe). Treasury officer is Sri Goutam De, WBA&AS and additional treasury officer is Sri Nani Gopal Adhikary, WBA&AS.

Mekliganj assembly constituency is part of Jalpaiguri (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mekliganj
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  3. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2008. Retrieved 2 October 2008.
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