Why Birbhum is called land of red soil?

Why Birbhum is called land of red soil?

Often called “the land of red soil”, Birbhum is noted for its topography and its cultural heritage which is somewhat different from the other districts in West Bengal. The western part of Birbhum is a bushy region, a part of the Chota Nagpur Plateau.

What type of soil is found in Birbhum West Bengal )?

Laterite Soil This soil is found in the districts of Birbhum Bardhaman, Bankura, Purulia, Midnapore, some areas ofBarind and Mudhupur forest areas.

What type of soil is found in West Bengal?

West Bengal has by far the largest alluvial land, being 35 lakh ha in the country of which 22 lakh ha comes under Vindhya and Gangetic alluvial soil regions. These are endowed with neutral to near neutral, deep and fertile soils with high water holding capacity.

How many blocks are in Birbhum district?

19 Blocks
Birbhum is a district in West Bengal State of India. It has a total of 19 Blocks in this district.

Who is the MLA of Birbhum?

Member of Parliament

Sl. No. Name of Member of Parliament No. & Name of A.C.
1 Sri Asit Kumar Mal 41 Bolpur (S.C.) P.C.
2 Smt Satabdi Roy 42 Birbhum P.C.

Who is the SP of Birbhum?

Sl no Name of the Officer Designation
1 Sri Nagendra Nath Tripathi, IPS Supdt.of Police, Birbhum
2 Sri Dipak Sarkar Addl.SP (HQ) Birbhum
3 Sri Surajit Kr Dey Addl. SP, Bolpur
4 Sri Abhisek Ray SDPO Bolpur

Which soil is found in Uttar Pradesh?

Soils. Much of the area of Uttar Pradesh is covered by a deep layer of alluvium spread by the slow-moving rivers of the Ganges system. Those extremely fertile alluvial soils range from sandy to clayey loam. The soils in the southern part of the state are generally mixed red and black or red-to-yellow.

Which is the largest million City of West Bengal?


Rank City District
1 Kolkata Kolkata, North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas, Nadia, Howrah, Hooghly
2 Asansol West Bardhaman
3 Siliguri Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri
4 Durgapur West Bardhaman

How many villages are in Birbhum district?

C.D.Block-wise List

Sl No C.D.Block Total Villages
1 Bolpur Sriniketan 170
2 Dubrajpur 227
3 Illambazar 133
4 Khoyrasol 170

Who is MP of Bolpur?

Bolpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Incumbent Asit Kumar Mal
Parliamentary Party All India Trinamool Congress
Elected Year 2019

Who is the DM of Birbhum district?

Shri Bidhan Chandra Ray
Districts and Local Govt

Name of District Name E-Mail
Birbhum Shri Bidhan Chandra Ray [email protected]
Cooch Behar Shri Pawan Kadyan [email protected]
Dakshin Dinajpur Smt. Ayesha Rani A. [email protected]
Darjeeling Shri S. Ponnambala m [email protected]