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Santirbazar

Santirbazar
Municipality
Santirbazar is located in Tripura
Santirbazar
Santirbazar
Santirbazar is located in India
Santirbazar
Santirbazar
Coordinates: 23°18′N 91°33′E / 23.30°N 91.55°E / 23.30; 91.55
CountryIndia
StateTripura
DistrictSouth Tripura
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Council
 • BodySantir Bazar Municipal Council
 • ChairmanSmt. Swapna Majumdar Baidya (BJP)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total15,647[1]
Languages
 • Official
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code03823
Vehicle registrationTR
Websitetripura.gov.in

Santirbazar is a town and Municipal Council in South Tripura district, Tripura, India located 84 kms away from state capital Agartala. It is linked with Agartala (the state capital) by National Highway 8 via Udaipur and Bishramganj to Sabroom.

Geography

State of Tripura has eight districts, roadways, and a small railway network

Santirbazar isat 23°18′N 91°33′E / 23.30°N 91.55°E / 23.30; 91.55.[2] It has an average elevation of 30 metres (98 feet).

Demographics

As of 2011 India census,[3] Santirbazar town has population of 11921, male population is 6100 and female population is 5821. Population of Children under the age of 0-6 is 1209, male child population under the age of six is 612 and female child population under the age of six is 597. Presently the population of Santirbazar Municipal council is 15,647.

Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Female Sex Ratio is 954 per 1000 male persons. Child sex ratio is 975 per 1000 male child under the age of six. Total number of house hold in Santirbazar is 3254.

Santirbazar has a literacy rate of 91.8%, higher than state average of 87.22% and national average of 77.7%, with Male literacy is around 95.43% while female literacy rate is 88.00%.

Population Density of Santirbazar is 627 person per hectare .

Racial and Caste based Orientation

Total House holds under Santirbazar Municipal council is 3529 nos. Out of total population 15,647, General contribute 4,953 to the population (31.6%) , Scheduled Castes are 5,814 (37.1%) , Scheduled Tribe are1005 (6.3%), OBC are 3,764 (24.5) , Other minorities constitute 111(<1%).

Religion

In Santirbazar Hinduism is religion followed by majority making 94.83% of the total population. The other religion followed by people here include Islam, Christianity , Sikhism etc.

Religion wise population distribution of Santirbazar

  • Hindu - 94.83%
  • Muslim - 0.55%
  • Christian - 0.14%
  • Sikh - 0.03%
  • Buddhist - 3.89%
  • Jain - 0.03%
  • Other religions and persuasions - 0.24%
  • Religion not stated - 0.29%

Work Profile

As of 2011 census , Total working population of Santirbazar is 4461 which are either main or marginal workers. Total workers in the town/city are 4461 out of which 3692 are male and 769 are female. Total main workers are 3587 out of which male main workers are 3156 and female main workers are 431. Total marginal workers of Santirbazar are 874.

Of total working population, 80.41 % were engaged in Main Work while 19.59 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.

Education

Schools:

  • Santir bazar H/S School
  • Santir bazar Girls H/S School
  • Bokafa Ashram H/S School
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bagafa
  • Sunflower English Medium Academy
  • Betaga H/S School
  • West Bokafa H/S School

Colleges:

Places of interest

Santir Bazar railway station

A railway station was constructed in Santirbazar (code: SNTBR) which serves the town.[4] The station lies on the Agartala - Sabroom rail section, which comes under the Lumding railway division of the Northeast Frontier Railway. The segment from Agartala to Sabroom via Udaipur became operational on 3 October 2019, with a proposed elevation of 39m.[5][6]

Santirbazar integrated checkpost

Santir bazar integrated check post on the India-Bangladesh border on Santir bazar-Feni rail and road route is in Mizoram in India. It was officially opened in October 2017 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Politics

Santirbazar is 36th assembly constituency among the 60 constituency of Tripura state Legislative assembly. Currently Shri Pramod Reang from Bharatiya Janata Partyis elected MLA from Santirbazar constituency.

Belonia assembly constituency is in the Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Santirbazar Municipal Council | District South Tripura, Government of Tripura | India". Retrieved 22 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Belonia, India". www.fallingrain.com. Retrieved 22 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  4. ^ "BLNIA/Belonia Railway Station Map/Atlas NFR/Northeast Frontier Zone - Railway Enquiry". indiarailinfo.com. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  5. ^ "First Commercial Broad Gauge Freight Train Arrives In Tripura". NDTV. 22 February 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  6. ^ "TRIPURAINFO : The first news, views & information website of TRIPURA". 21 March 2016. Archived from the original on 21 March 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2017.((cite web)): CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  7. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Tripura. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 November 2005. Retrieved 8 October 2008.


8.https://schools.org.in/south-tripura./16020701806/betaga-hs-school.html----Betaga H/S School,Lowgang,Santir Bazar,South Tripura


9.https://www.indiainfo.net/amp_place. /west-bokafa-hs-school-5063259--- West Bokafa H/S School,Bokafa ,Santir Bazar, South Tripura.

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