Arsa


Arsa

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Arsa | type = city | latd = 23.2667| longd =86.1500
state_name = West Bengal
district = Purulia
leader_title = MLA
leader_name = Prabhat Mahato
altitude =
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 129,108 | population_density =
area_magnitude= sq. km
area_total =
area_telephone =
postal_code =
vehicle_code_range =
sex_ratio =
unlocode =
website = purulia.gov.in/egov/egov_initiative.html
footnotes = CD Bloc

Arsa (also spelt Arsha) ( _bn. আড়সা) is a town, community development bloc and assembly constituency in Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography

The area forms the lowest step of the Chota Nagpur Plateau. The general scenario is undulating land with scattered hills. [Houlton, Sir John, "Bihar, the Heart of India", 1949, p. 170, Orient Longmans Ltd.]

Demographics

In the 2001 census, Arsa community development bloc had a population of 129,108 of which 65,996 were males and 63,112 were females. Decadal growth for the period 1991-2001 was 15.36% for Jaipur, against 13.96% in Purulia district. Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84%. [cite web | url = http://www.wbcensus.gov.in/DataTables/02/Table4_14.htm | title = Provisional population totals, West Bengal, Table 4, Purulia District | accessdate = 2008-02-02 | last = | first = | work = Census of India 2001 | publisher = Census Commission of India]

Administration

Arsa is an intermediate panchayat in Purulia district, with Arsa, Beldih, Chatuhansa, Hensla, Hetgugui, Mankiary, Puara and Sirkabad village panchayats under it.. [cite web | url = http://offerings.nic.in/directory/adminreps/viewpansum.asp?selstate=19&pno=64&ptype=V&parenttype=S | title = Village Panchayats of West Bengal | accessdate = 2008-03-02 | last = | first = | work = Purulia | publisher = National Panchayat Directory,Panchayat Informatics Division,NIC ]

Politics

In the 2006 state assembly elections, Prabhat Mahato of AIFB won the Arsa assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Bibhuti Bhusan Mahato of INC. Nishikanata Mehta of AIFB defeated Ajit Prasad Mahata of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha in 2001, Kamakshya Prasad Singhdeo of INC in 1996, and Hare Krishna Mahato of INC in 1991. Kumar Pandab of AIFB defeated Kamakhya Prasad Singhdeo of INC in 1987. Dhrubeswar Chattopadhyay of FBL defeated Kamakshya Ptasad Singhdeo of INC in 1982. Daman Chandra Kuiry of AIFB defeated Tilakeshwat Majhi of Janata Party in 1977. [cite web
url = http://www.eci.gov.in/electionanalysis/AE/S25/partycomp236.htm
title = 236 - Arsa Assembly Constituency | accessdate = 2008-03-02 | last = | first = | work = West Bengal | publisher = Election Commission of India
]

Arsa is part of Purulia (Lok Sabha constituency). [cite web
url = http://archive.eci.gov.in/se2001/background/S25/WB_ACPC.pdf
title = General election to the Legislative Assembly, 2001 – List of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies | accessdate = 2008-03-02 | last = | first = | work = West Bengal | publisher = Election Commission of India
]

References

ee also


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Arsa — Arsa, ein alkoholhaltiges Getränk, das von Baschkiren und Kirgisen aus Kumiß oder Kumys gewonnen wird. [303] Kumiß wird aus Stutenmilch durch Gärung bereitet, indem man auf 10 Teile frischer, noch warmer Milch 1 Teil fertigen Kumiß setzt und in… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • ¡arsa! — interjección 1. Uso/registro: restringido. Se usa para dar ánimo: ¡Arsa, mi niña, qué gracia tiene bailando! …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • arsa- — statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Grupė, grandinės dalis. formulė –AsH– atitikmenys: angl. arsa rus. арса …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ARSA — is an acronym that can mean:* Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy * Automated Radioxenon Sampler Analyzer …   Wikipedia

  • Arsa — Arsa, Art Käse, so v.w. Artsche …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Arsa [1] — Arsa, s. Kumys …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Arsa [2] — Arsa, Küstenfluß in Istrien., fließt südlich, nimmt die Gewässer des schlammigen Cepičsees (4 m tief, 600 Hektar groß) auf und mündet, 22 km lang, mit dem schiffbaren fjordartigen Arsakanal in den Quarnero …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Arsa — Arsa, kleiner Fluß im illyrischen Küstenlande, bildet den Zepitschersee, wird 2 Meilen oberhalb seiner Mündung schiffbar und fällt in den Meerbusen Quarnero. Zur Römerzeit die östlichste Gränze Italiens …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • ARSA — Praefectus civitatis Tirzae. 1. Reg. c. 16. v. 9. Latine voluntas, cursus, aut maledictionis exitus. Item civitas Hispaniae. Steph. Longitud. 18. 40. latitud 41. 52. Vide Suidam, in Α᾿ρσάκης …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • arsa- — *arsa , *arsaz germ., stark. Maskulinum (a): nhd. Arsch; ne. arse; Rekontruktionsbasis: an., ae., afries., as., ahd.; Etymologie: idg. *ers …   Germanisches Wörterbuch