(Last Updated on : 26-12-2015)
Maliara is a village in Bankura District
of West Bengal
. This village in West Bengal is famous for the terracotta Hindu temples, Jain relics and the patriots who laid down their life for Indias freedom struggle.
Location of Maliara
Maliara is a tiny village located in Barjora community development block in Bankura district of West Bengal State. This small hamlet belongs to Burdwan Division. It is located 38 km towards north of district headquarter Bankura District, 8 km from Barjora, 179 km from the capital of West Bengal- Kolkata.
Culture of Maliara
Maliara had taken a pioneering role in India's freedom struggle. This village is culturally pioneered for the sacrifice of motherlands. A large number of freedom fighters who had bravely faced the gallows are the sons of the soil of Maliara to free their motherland from the yokes of bondage they had willingly sacrificed themselves in the freedom pyre.
Population of Maliara
Maliara village has population of 7918 of which 4057 are males while 3861 are females as per Population Census 2011. In Maliara village population of children with age 0-6 is 845 which make up 10.67 percent of total population of village. The average sex ratio of Maliara village is 952 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. The child sex ratio for the Maliara as per census is 853, lower than West Bengal average of 956.
Education of Maliara
Maliara has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Maliara village was 70.48% compared to 76.26% of West Bengal. In Maliara Male literacy stands at 78.87% while female literacy rate was 61.78%.
Economy of Maliara
In Maliara village out of total population, 3021 were engaged in work activities. 62.16% of workers describe their work as main work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.84 percent were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Maliara has the 3021 workers engaged in main work, 142 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 380 was agricultural labourer.