Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal bifurcated to create Alipurduar district

Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal was bifurcated on 20 June 2014 to create Alipurduar district of the state. With this Alipurduar will become the 20th district of West Bengal. The new district will start it’s administrative work from 25 June 2014.

The decision of division has been taken for better administration and also due to long standing demand of people of the district.

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