State West Bengal at a Glance

Important Facts about West Bengal

State

West Bengal

State Map  
Capital Kolkata
Date of Formation 26 January 1950
Established 1 November, 1956
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Mamata Banerjee (TMC)

List of Chief Ministers of West Bengal

First Chief Minister – Prafulla Chandra Ghosh

Governor Present Governor – Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar

List of Governors of West Bengal

First Governor – Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari

Seat of High Court Calcutta High Court (Kolkata)

List of Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court (Kolkata)

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 16

1. Shri Ritabrata Banerjee, Independent & Others
2.  Shri P. Bhattacharya , Indian National Congress
3. Shri Manas Ranjan Bhunia , All India Trinamool Congress
4. Shri Abir Ranjan Biswas, All India Trinamool Congress
5. Shri Subhasish Chakraborty, All India Trinamool Congress
6. Smt. Shanta Chhetri , All India Trinamool Congress
7. Prof. Jogen Chowdhury, All India Trinamool Congress
8. Shri Manish Gupta, All India Trinamool Congress
9. Shri Md. Nadimul Haque, All India Trinamool Congress
10. Shri Ahamed Hassan, All India Trinamool Congress
11. Shri Derek O Brien , All India Trinamool Congress
12. Shri Sukhendu Sekhar Ray , All India Trinamool Congress
13. Ms. Dola Sen, All India Trinamool Congress
14. Dr. Santanu Sen, All India Trinamool Congress
15. Dr. Kanwar Deep Singh, All India Trinamool Congress
16. Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Indian National Congress

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 42

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Ghatal Present MP Adhikari, Shri Deepak (Dev)
2. Tamluk Present MP Adhikari, Shri Dibyendu
3. Kanthi Present MP Adhikari, Shri Sisir Kumar
4. Barrackpore Present MP Ahluwalia, Shri S.S.
5. Uluberia Present MP Ahmed, Smt. Sajda
6. Asansol Present MP Babul Supriyo, Shri
7. Kolkata Uttar Present MP Bandyopadhyay, Shri Sudip
8. Diamond Harbour Present MP Banerjee, Shri Abhishek
9. Srerampur Present MP Banerjee, Shri Kalyan
10. Howrah Present MP Banerjee, Shri Prasun
11. Alipurduars Present MP Barla, Shri John
12. Darjeeling Present MP Bista, Shri Raju
13. Jadavpur Present MP Chakraborty, Ms. Mimi
14. Hooghly Present MP Chatterjee, Smt. Locket
15. Raiganj Present MP Chaudhuri, Ms. Debasree
16. Maldaha Dakshin Present MP Choudhury, Shri Abu Hasem Khan
17. Baharampur Present MP Chowdhury, Shri Adhir Ranjan
18. Barasat Present MP Dastidar, Dr. (Smt.) Kakoli Ghosh
19. Medinipur Present MP Ghosh, Shri Dilip
20. Joynagar Present MP Hembram, Shri Kunar
21. Mathurapur Present MP Jatua, Shri Choudhury Mohan
22. Murshidabad Present MP Khan, Shri Abu Taher
23. Purulia Present MP Mahato, Shri Jyotirmay Singh
24. Balurghat Present MP Majumdar, Dr. Sukanta
25. Burdwan – Durgapur Present MP Mal, Shri Asit Kumar
26. Krishnanagar Present MP Moitra, Ms. Mahua
27. Jhargram Present MP Mondal, Smt. Pratima
28. Bardhaman Purba Present MP Mondal, Shri Sunil Kumar
29. Maldaha Uttar Present MP Murmu, Shri Khagen
30. Arambagh Present MP Poddar, Smt. Aparupa
31. Cooch Behar Present MP Pramanik, Shri Nisith
32. Jangipur Present MP Rahaman, Shri Khalilur
33. Dum Dum Present MP Ray, Prof. Sougata
34. Jalpaiguri Present MP Roy, Dr. Jayanta Kumar
35. Kolkata Dakshin Present MP Roy, Smt. Mala
36. Bishnupur Present MP Roy (Banerjee), Smt. Satabdi
37. Birbhum Present MP Ruhi, Ms. Nusrat Jahan
38. Ranaghat Present MP Sarkar, Shri Jagannath
39. Bankura Present MP Sarkar, Dr. Subhas
40. Bolpur Present MP Saumitra, Shri Khan
41. Basirhat Present MP Singh, Shri Arjun
42. Bangaon Present MP Thakur, Shri Shantanu

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 294

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Mekliganj (SC) Present MLA Arghya Roy Pradhan (Bilu)
2. Mathabhanga (SC) Present MLA Binay Krishna Barman
3. Cooch Behar Uttar (SC) Present MLA Nagendra Nath Roy
4. Cooch Behar Dakshin Present MLA Mihir Goswami
5. Sitalkuchi (SC) Present MLA Hiten Barman
6. Sitai (SC) Present MLA Jagadish Chandra Barma Basunia
7. Dinhata Present MLA Udayan Guha
8. Natabari Present MLA Rabindra Nath Ghosh
9. Tufanganj Present MLA Fazal Karim Miah
10. Kumargram (ST) Present MLA James Kujur
11. Kalchini (ST) Present MLA Wilson Champramary
12. Alipurduars Present MLA Sourav Chakraborty(Ghutish)
13. Falakata (SC) Present MLA Anil Adhikari
14. Madarihat (ST) Present MLA Manoj Tigga
15. Dhupguri (SC) Present MLA Mitali Roy
16. Maynaguri (SC) Present MLA Ananta Deb Adhikari
17. Jalpaiguri (SC) Present MLA Sukhbilas Barma
18. Rajganj (SC) Present MLA Khageswar Roy
19. Dabgram-Fulbari Present MLA Goutam Deb
20. Mal (ST) Present MLA Bulu Chik Baraik
21. Nagrakata (ST) Present MLA Sukra Munda
22. Kalimpong Present MLA Sarita Rai
23. Darjeeling Present MLA Amar Singh Rai
24. Kurseong Present MLA Rohit Sharma
25. Matigara-Naxalbari (SC) Present MLA Sankar Malakar
26. Siliguri Present MLA Asok Bhattacharya
27. Phansidewa (ST) Present MLA Sunil Chandra Tirkey
28. Chopra Present MLA Hamidul Rahaman
29. Islampur Present MLA Kanaia Lal Agarwal
30. Goalpokhar Present MLA Md Gulam Rabbani
31. Chakulia, Uttar Dinajpur Present MLA Shri Ali Imran Ramz
32. Karandighi Present MLA Manodeb Sinha
33. Hemtabad (SC) Present MLA Debendra Nath Roy
34. Kaliaganj Present MLA Pramatha Nath Ray
35. Raiganj Present MLA Mohit Sengupta
36. Itahar Present MLA Amal Acharjee
37. Kushmandi (SC) Present MLA Narmada Chandra Roy
38. Kumarganj Present MLA Toraf Hossain Mandal
39. Balurghat Present MLA Biswanath Choudhury
40. Tapan (ST) Present MLA Bachchu Hansda
41. Gangarampur (SC) Present MLA Goutam Das
42. Harirampur Present MLA Rafikul Islam
43. Habibpur Present MLA Khagen Murmu
44. Gazole (SC) Present MLA Dipali Biswas
45. Chanchal Present MLA Asif Mehbub
46. Harischandrapur Present MLA Alam Mostaque
47. Malatipur Present MLA Alberuni Zulkarnain
48. Ratua Present MLA Samar Mukherjee
49. Manickchak Present MLA Md. Mottakin Alam
50. Maldaha (SC) Present MLA Bhupendra Nath Halder
51. Englishbazar Present MLA Nihar Ranjan Ghosh
52. Mothabari Present MLA Yeasmin Sabina
53. Sujapur Present MLA Isha Khan Choudhury
54. Baishnabnagar Present MLA Swadhin Kumar Sarkar
55. Farakka Present MLA Mainul Haque
56. Samserganj Present MLA Amirul Islam
57. Suti Present MLA Humayun Reza
58. Jangipur Present MLA Jakir Hossain
59. Raghunathganj Present MLA Akhruzzaman
60. Sagardighi Present MLA Subrata Saha
61. Lalgola Present MLA Abu Hena
62. Bhagawangola Present MLA Mahasin Ali
63. Raninagar Present MLA Firoza Begam
64. Murshidabad Present MLA Shaoni Singha Roy
65. Nabagram (SC) Present MLA Kanai Chandra Mondal
66. Khargram (SC) Present MLA Ashis Marjit
67. Burwan (SC) Present MLA Protima Rajak
68. Kandi Present MLA Apurba Sarkar (David)
69. Bharatpur Present MLA Kamalesh Chatterjee (Gopal)
70. Rejinagar Present MLA Rabiul Alam Chowdhury
71. Beldanga Present MLA Seikh Safiujjaman
72. Baharampur Present MLA Manoj Chakraborty
73. Hariharpara Present MLA Niamot Sheikh
74. Nowda Present MLA Abu Taher Khan
75. Domkal Present MLA Shri Anisur Rahaman
76. Jalangi Present MLA Shri Abdur Razzak
77. Karimpur Present MLA Mahua Moitra
78. Tehatta Present MLA Dutta, Shri Gouri
79. Palashipara Present MLA Tapas Kumar Saha
80. Kaliganj Present MLA Hasanuzzaman Sk
81. Nakashipara Present MLA Kallol Khan
82. Chapra Present MLA Rukbanur Rahman
83. Krishnanagar Uttar Present MLA Abani Mohan Joardar
84. Nabadwip Present MLA Pundarikakshya Saha
85. Krishnanagar Dakshin Present MLA Ujjal Biswas
86. Santipur Present MLA Arindam Bhattacharya
87. Ranaghat Uttar Paschim Present MLA Sankar Singha
88. Krishnaganj Present MLA Satyajit Biswas
89. Ranaghat Uttar Purba (SC) Present MLA Samir Kumar Poddar
90. Ranaghat Dakshin (SC) Present MLA Rama Biswas
91. Chakdaha Present MLA Kar Ratna Ghosh
92. Kalyani (SC) Present MLA Dr. Ramendra Nath Biswas
93. Haringhata (SC) Present MLA Nilima Nag (Mallick)
94. Bagdah (SC) Present MLA Dulal Chandra Bar
95. Bongaon Uttar (SC) Present MLA Biswajit Das
96. Bongaon Dakshin (SC) Present MLA Surajit Kumar Biswas
97. Gaighata (SC) Present MLA Pulin Bihari Ray
98. Swarupnagar (SC) Present MLA Bina Mandal
99. Baduria Present MLA Abdur Rahim Quazi
100. Habra Present MLA Jyoti Priya Mallick
101. Ashoknagar Present MLA Dhiman Roy
102. Amdanga Present MLA Rafiqur Rahaman
103. Bijpur Present MLA Subhranshu Roy
104. Naihati Present MLA Partha Bhowmick
105. Bhatpara Present MLA Arjun Singh
106. Jagatdal Present MLA Parash Dutta
107. Noapara Present MLA Madhusudan Ghose
108. Barrackpur Present MLA Silbhadra Datta
109. Khardaha Present MLA Amit Mitra
110. Dum Dum Uttar Present MLA Tanmoy Bhattacharya
111. Panihati Present MLA Nirmal Ghosh
112. Kamarhati Present MLA Manash Mukherjee
113. Baranagar Present MLA Tapas Roy
114. Dum Dum Present MLA Bratya Basu
115. Rajarhat New Town Present MLA Sabya Sachi Dutta
116. Bidhannagar Present MLA Sujit Bose
117. Rajarhat Gopalpur Present MLA Purnendu Basu
118. Madhyamgram Present MLA Rathin Ghosh
119. Barasat Present MLA Chiranjeet Chakrabarti
120. Deganga Present MLA Rahima Mondal
121. Haroa Present MLA Shri Sk. Nurul Islam
122. Minakhan Present MLA Usha Rani Mondal
123. Sandeshkhali Present MLA Sukumar Mahata
124. Basirhat Dakshin Present MLA Dipendu Biswas (Mithu)
125. Basirhat Uttar Present MLA Rafikul Islam Mondal
126. Hingalganj Present MLA Debes Mandal
127. Gosaba Present MLA Jayanta Naskar
128. Basanti (SC) Present MLA Gobinda Chandra Naskar
129. Kultali (SC) Present MLA Ram Sankar Halder
130. Patharpratima Present MLA Samir Kumar Jana
131. Kakdwip Present MLA Manturam Pakhira
132. Sagar Present MLA Bankim Chandra Hazra
133. Kulpi Present MLA Jogaranjan Halder
134. Raidighi Present MLA Debasree Roy
135. Mandirbazar Present MLA Halder Joydeb
136. Jaynagar Present MLA Biswanath Das
137. Baruipur Purba Present MLA Nirmal Chandra Mondal
138. Canning Paschim Present MLA Shyamal Mondal
139. Canning Purba Present MLA Saokat Molla
140. Baruipur Paschim Present MLA Biman Banerjee
141. Magrahat Purba Present MLA Namita Saha
142. Magrahat Paschim Present MLA Gias Uddin Molla
143. Diamond Harbour Present MLA Dipak Kumar Halder
144. Falta Present MLA Tamonash Ghosh
145. Satgachia Present MLA Sonali Guha (Bose)
146. Bishnupur (SC) Present MLA Dilip Mondal
147. Sonarpur Dakshin Present MLA Jiban Mukhopadhyay
148. Bhangore Present MLA Abdur Razzak Molla
149. Kasba Present MLA Javed Ahmed Khan
150. Jadavpur Present MLA Sujan Chakraborty
151. Sonarpur Uttar Present MLA Firdousi Begum
152. Tollygunge Present MLA Aroop Biswas
153. Behala Purba Present MLA Sovan Chatterjee
154. Behala Paschim Present MLA Partha Chatterjee
155. Maheshtala Present MLA Kasturi Das
156. Budge Budge Present MLA Ashok Kumar Deb
157. Metiaburuz Present MLA Abdul Khaleque Molla
158. Kolkata Port Present MLA Firhad Hakim
159. Bhabanipur Present MLA Mamata Banerjee
160. Rashbehari Present MLA Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay
161. Ballygunge Present MLA Subrata Mukherjee
162. Chowrangee Present MLA Nayna Bandyopadhyay
163. Entally Present MLA Swarna Kamal Saha
164. Beleghata Present MLA Paresh Paul
165. Jorasanko Present MLA Smita Bakshi
166. Shyampukur Present MLA Shashi Panja
167. Maniktala Present MLA Sadhan Pande
168. Kashipur-Belgachia Present MLA Mala Saha
169. Bally Present MLA Baishali Dalmiya
170. Howrah Uttar Present MLA Laxmi Ratan Shukla
171. Howrah Madhya Present MLA Arup Roy (Apu)
172. Shibpur Present MLA Jatu Lahiri
173. Howrah Dakshin Present MLA Brajamohan Majumder
174. Sankrail (SC) Present MLA Sital Kumar Sardar
175. Panchla Present MLA Gulsan Mullick
176. Uluberia Purba Present MLA Haider Aziz Safwi
177. Uluberia Uttar (SC) Present MLA Dr. Nirmal Maji
178. Uluberia Dakshin Present MLA Pulak Roy
179. Shyampur Present MLA Kalipada Mandal
180. Bagnan Present MLA Arunava Sen(Raja)
181. Amta Present MLA Asit Mitra
182. Udaynarayanpur Present MLA Samir Kumar Panja
183. Jagatballavpur Present MLA Md. Abdul Ghani
184. Domjur Present MLA Rajib Banerjee
185. Uttarpara Present MLA Prabir Kumar Ghosal
186. Sreerampur Present MLA Dr. Sudipta Roy
187. Champdani Present MLA Abdul Mannan
188. Singur Present MLA Rabindranath Bhattacharya
189. Chandannagar Present MLA Indranil Sen
190. Chunchura Present MLA Asit Mazumder (Tapan)
191. Balagarh (SC) Present MLA Ashim Kumar Majhi
192. Pandua Present MLA Sk. Amjad Hossain
193. Saptagram Present MLA Tapan Dasgupta
194. Chanditala Present MLA Swati Khandoker
195. Jangipara Present MLA Snehasis Chakraborty
196. Haripal Present MLA Becharam Manna
197. Dhanekhali (SC) Present MLA Asima Patra
198. Tarakeswar Present MLA Rachhpal Singh
199. Pursurah Present MLA Dr. M. Nuruzzaman
200. Arambagh (SC) Present MLA Krishna Chandra Santra
201. Goghat (SC) Present MLA Manas Majumdar
202. Khanakul Present MLA Iqbal Ahmed
203. Tamluk Present MLA Ashok Dinda
204. Panskura Purba Present MLA Sk Ibrahim Ali
205. Panskura Paschim Present MLA Phiroja Bibi
206. Moyna Present MLA Sangram Kumar Dolai
207. Nandakumar Present MLA Sukumar De
208. Mahisadal Present MLA Dr.Sudarsan Ghosh Dastidar
209. Haldia (SC) Present MLA Tapasi Mondal
210. Nandigram Present MLA Adhikari Suvendu
211. Chandipur Present MLA Amiyakanti Bhattacharjee
212. Patashpur Present MLA Jyotirmoy Kar
213. Kanthi Uttar Present MLA Banasri Maity
214. Bhagabanpur Present MLA Ardhendu Maity
215. Khejuri (SC) Present MLA Ranajit Mondal
216. Kanthi Dakshin Present MLA Adhikari Dibyendu
217. Ramnagar Present MLA Akhil Giri
218. Egra Present MLA Das Samares
219. Dantan Present MLA Bikram Chandra Pradhan
220. Nayagram (ST) Present MLA Dulal Murmu
221. Gopiballavpur Present MLA Churamani Mahata
222. Jhargram Present MLA Sukumar Hansda
223. Keshiary (ST) Present MLA Paresh Murmu
224. Kharagpur Sadar Present MLA Dilip Kumar Ghosh
225. Narayangarh Present MLA Prodyut Kumar Ghosh
226. Sabang Present MLA Manas Ranjan Bhunia
227. Pingla Present MLA Saumen Kumar Mahapatra
228. Kharagpur Present MLA Dinen Roy
229. Debra Present MLA Selima Khatun (Bibi)
230. Daspur Present MLA Mamata Bhunia
231. Ghatal (SC) Present MLA Shankar Dolai
232. Chandrakona (SC) Present MLA Chhaya Dolai
233. Garbeta Present MLA Ashis Chakraborty (Nanti)
234. Salboni Present MLA Srikanta Mahata
235. Keshpur (SC) Present MLA Seuli Saha
236. Medinipur Present MLA Mrigendra Nath Maiti
237. Binpur (ST) Present MLA Khagendranath Hembram
238. Bandwan (ST) Present MLA Rajib Lochan Saren
239. Balarampur Present MLA Shantiram Mahato
240. Baghmundi Present MLA Nepal Mahata
241. Joypur Present MLA Shaktipada Mahato
242. Purulia Present MLA Sudip Kumar Mukherjee
243. Manbazar (ST) Present MLA Sandhya Rani Tudu
244. Kashipur Present MLA Swapan Kumar Beltharia
245. Para (SC) Present MLA Umapada Bauri
246. Raghunathpur (SC) Present MLA Purna Chandra Bauri
247. Saltora (SC) Present MLA Swapan Bouri
248. Chhatna Present MLA Dhirendra Nath Layek
249. Ranibandh (ST) Present MLA Jyotsna Mandi
250. Raipur (ST) Present MLA Birendra Nath Tudu
251. Taldangra Present MLA Samir Chakraborty
252. Bankura Present MLA Daripa Shampa
253. Barjora Present MLA Sujit Chakraborty
254. Onda Present MLA Arup Kumar Khan
255. Bishnupur Present MLA Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya
256. Kotulpur (SC) Present MLA Shyamal Santra
257. Indas (SC) Present MLA Gurupada Mete
258. Sonamukhi (SC) Present MLA Ajit Ray
259. Khandaghosh (SC) Present MLA Nabin Chandra Bag
260. Bardhaman Dakshin Present MLA Rabiranjan Chattopadhyay
261. Raina (SC) Present MLA Nepal Ghorui
262. Jamalpur (SC) Present MLA Samar Hazra
263. Monteswar Present MLA Sajal Panja
264. Kalna (SC) Present MLA Kundu Biswajit
265. Memari Present MLA Begum Nargis
266. Bardhaman Uttar (SC) Present MLA Nisith Kumar Malik
267. Bhatar Present MLA Subhash Mondal
268. Purbasthali Dakshin Present MLA Swapan Debnath
269. Purbasthali Uttar Present MLA Pradip Kumar Saha
270. Katwa Present MLA Rabindranath Chatterjee
271. Ketugram Present MLA Sekh Sahonawez
272. Mangalkot Present MLA Chowdhury Siddiqullah
273. Ausgram (SC) Present MLA Abhedananda Thander
274. Galsi (SC) Present MLA Alok Kumar Majhi
275. Pandabeswar Present MLA Kumar Jitendra Tewari
276. Durgapur Purba Present MLA Santosh Debray
277. Durgapur Paschim Present MLA Bishwanath Parial
278. Raniganj Present MLA Runu Dutta
279. Jamuria Present MLA Jahanara Khan
280. Asansol Dakshin Present MLA Tapas Banerjee
281. Asansol Uttar Present MLA Moloy Ghatak
282. Kulti Present MLA Ujjal Chatterjee
283. Barbani Present MLA Bidhan Upadhyay
284. Dubrajpur (SC) Present MLA Chandra Naresh Bauri
285. Suri Present MLA Asok Kumar Chattopadhyay
286. Bolpur Present MLA Chandranath Sinha
287. Nanoor (SC) Present MLA Shyamali Pradhan
288. Labpur Present MLA Islam Monirul
289. Sainthia (SC) Present MLA Nilabati Saha
290. Mayureswar Present MLA Abhijit Roy
291. Rampurhat Present MLA Asish Banerjee
292. Hansan Present MLA Miltan Rasid
293. Nalhati Present MLA Moinuddin Shams
294. Murarai Present MLA Abdur Rahaman (Liton)

Number of District 23

Name of the Districts

Alipurduar
Bankura
Birbhum
Burdwan (Bardhaman)
Cooch Behar
Dakshin Dinajpur (South Dinajpur)
Darjeeling
Hooghly
Howrah
Jalpaiguri
Kalimpong
Kolkata
Malda
Murshidabad
Nadia
North 24 Parganas
Paschim Bardhaman
Paschim Medinipur (West Medinipur)
Purba Bardhaman
Purba Medinipur (East Medinipur)
Purulia
South 24 Parganas
Uttar Dinajpur (North Dinajpur)

Area 88,752 km
Rank of state by Area 14th
Population as on (1st May 2019) 1,01,12,599 (4th)
Literacy rate 77.08% (2011)
Types Of Religion Hinduism (70.54%), Islam (27.01%), Christianity (0.72%), Buddhism (0.31%), Jainism (0.07%), Sikhism (0.07%), Other Religions (1.03%), Irreligion (0.25%)
Neighbouring States Assam, Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha
Neighbouring Countries Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan
Main Language Bengali
Other Languages Hindi, English, Nepali
Biggest River Ganga
Number of River 75
Number Lake 07
Coastline 157.5Km (Bay of Bengal)
Number of Beaches 05 (Bakkhali, Digha, Mandarmani, Shankarpur, Tajpur)
Number of Mountains 04 (Singalila Ridge, Darjeeling-Kurseong range, Sinchula range, Chola range)
Highest peak Sandakfu (3,636 m or 11,929ft)
Agricultural land [Km2] – –
Forest Land [Km2] 11,879 SQ. KM. (13.38%)
Latitude 27°13’15″N to 21°25’24″N
Longitude 85°48’20″E to 89°53’04″E
City & Town Kolkata, Howrah, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Sainthia, Kharagpur, Bardhaman, Asansol, Durgapurm, Murshidabad, English Bazar, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Medinipur, Chinsura, Barrackpore
Transport & Communication Road, Railway, Water & Air
Airports 11 (Balurghat Airport, Barrackpore Air Force Station, Behala Airport, Cooch Behar Airport, Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport, Hasimara Air Force Station, Kalaikunda Air Force Station, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Malda Airport, Panagarh Airport, Bagdogra Airport)
International Airports 02 (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Bagdogra Airport)
Major Ports Port of Kolkata, Sagar Port, Tajpur Port, Khejuri II, Haldia Port, Diamond Harbour, Ports in West Bengal
Length of National Highways 2909.80 Km
Railway Length 4135.19 Km
Major Tourist Places Kolkata, Shantiniketan, Mandarmani, Bishnupur, Sunderbans, Digha, Darjeeling, Bankura, Midnapore, Siliguri, Murshidabad, Hooghly, Kalimpong, Kamarpukur, Jalpaiguri, Kurseong,
Legislative Assembly Name West Bengal Legislative Assembly
Emblem
State Dance Chhau Dance
State Anthem Amar Sonar Bangla
Cuisine West Bengal is famously known as the land of maach (fish) and bhaat (rice), Dimer Dhokkar Dalna and Luchi, Bhapaa Aloo, Chingri Malai Curry, Sorsebata Ilish Mach, Bengali Lamb Curry, Doi Maach, Baigun Bhajja, Patishapta, Sandesh, Chor Chori
State Animal   Fishing Cat
State Bird  White-throated kingfisher
State Flower  Night-flowering jasmine
State Fruit – –
State tree  Devil tree
Sport – –
Number of National Park Buxa National Park, Gorumara National Park, Neora Valley National Park, Singalila National Park, Sunderban National Park, Jaldapara National Park
Movie Industry Name Bengali (Tollywood)
Festivals Durga Puja, Kali Puja & Diwali, Saraswati Puja, Holi(Dolyatra), Rath Yatra, Vishwakarma Puja, Janmashtami, Jagaddhatri Puja, Eid, Christmas
Website wb.gov.in

Latest Govt Job & Exam Updates:

View Full List ...