Location of Bhonpur
Bhonpur located near Boinchi in Hooghly district of West Bengal.
Geography of Bhonpur
It is said that a rock came over the soil. The soil is said "Bhnui" in local language. So the village is named Bhonpur.
Administration of Bhonpur
Bhonpur is under Pandua police station. Approximately it is 3km apart from this region's main town Boinchi.
Education of Bhonpur
There are two primary schools and a higher secondary school in Bhonpur. The name of the higher secondary school is Bhonpur Jajneswar Vidyapith. The name of the primary school is Bhonpur Primary School and Chetua Primary School. There is a B.Ed College in the village. Its name is Binita Mohanta College of Education. It is established in 2013.
Population of Bhonpur
Bhonpur is a large village with total 529 families residing. Bhonpur village has population of 2410 of which 1195 are males while 1215 are females as per Population Census of 2011. In Bhonpur village population of children with age 0-6 is 235 which make up 9.75% of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Bhonpur village is 1017 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. The child sex ratio for the Bhonpur as per census is 1217, higher than West Bengal average of 956.Bhonpur village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Bhonpur village was 67.77% compared to 76.26% of West Bengal. In Bhonpur Male literacy stands at 78.15% while female literacy rate was 57.37%.
Economy of Bhonpur
1147 people of Bhonpur were engaged in work activities. 36.79 percent of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 63.21 percent were involved in marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1147 workers engaged in Main Work, 80 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 199 were agricultural labourers.
Culture of Bhonpur
Durga Puja, Lakshmi Puja, Sarswati Puja are the main festivals of Bhonpur. Moreover a local festival named Padmabati Jhanpan also occurs.
Boinchi is the nearest railway station of Bhonpur. Boinchi-Kalna road passed through edge of this village.
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