New Census Towns in West Bengal: ‘Census Activism’ or Sectoral Diversification?

Debarshi Guin, Dipendra Nath Das

Economic & Political Weekly, April 4, 2015 vol l no 14

West Bengal’s agrarian distress-driven increase of rural non-farm activities in the 1990s caused the unprecedented emergence of new census towns in the 2011 Census. However, because of the huge increase of agricultural labourers (in 2011), many new census towns might be reclassified as villages for the next census in 2021.



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edenis (2015, April 8). New Census Towns in West Bengal: ‘Census Activism’ or Sectoral Diversification? SUBURBIN - ANR. Retrieved April 13, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/ulo2