Bandwan (Community Development Block)

Bandwan (Community Development Block)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bandwan is an administrative division in Purulia Sadar East subdivision of Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bandwan police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Bandwan. Jaina Bhagavati-Sutra of 5th century AD mentions that Purulia was one of the sixteen mahajanapadas and was a part of the kingdom known as Vajra-bhumi in ancient times. In 1833, Manbhum district was carved out of Jungle Mahals district, with head quarters at Manbazar. In 1838, the headquarters was transferred to Purulia. In 1956, Manbhum district was partitioned between Bihar and West Bengal under the States Reorganization Act and the Bihar and West Bengal.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Part Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136398869
  • 9786136398860