(Last Updated on : 26-07-2010)
Numerous cities and towns have developed in each and every state of Indian subcontinent. The state of West Bengal also is not an exception in this regard Amongst these towns one can easily distinguish the importance of Khantora . In fact Khantora is an example of a census town and is located in the district of Howrah of West Bengal state. Khantora lies on the way from Begari to Domjur in this district. Khantora is ten kilometers from the place of Dhulagari.
A myriad of demographers have worked day and night in order to discover certain important traits about the demography of this Khantora town. Thus a comprehensive survey has enabled them to gain acquaintance with the demographical scenario of Khantora. Especially the Census report that has been published is noteworthy since it depicts information like population status, literacy etc. According to this report , the total population of Khantora has been measured to be 5773. Another remarkable thing also can be deduced after studying this report in details. It has been pointed out by the experts that the number of male and female residents of Khantora is in equal proportion. In other words male populace constitutes of 50 percent, while the population of females is also 50 percent. In Khantora, 9 percent constitutes of the population who are below six years of age.
The Literacy rate of Khantora too acts as vital information about it. What is interesting to note that the average literacy rate of Khantora constitutes of 77 percent, which is higher than that of India. 59.5 percent is the average literacy rate of India. Out of it , one can also identified the condition of male and female literacy as well. 82 percent is the literacy rate of male. The female literacy rate is 72 percent.
Shri Ramakrishna Temple, Belur Mutt, Bally Bridge, Santragachi Jheel and Dye plant at Domjur etc are some of the attractions, which draw forth tourists from the region.
Good transportation makes the Khantora to establish communication with other places Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and Liluah Railway Station lie in close proximity.
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