August 9, 2009 6:30am CST
Barrackpore sub-division, under District of North 24 Parganas in the state of West Bengal. The name Barrackpore, originated from the word barracks. Barrackpore also has a couple of research institutes under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. The city is about 23 km from Kolkata. The dominant political parties in the subdivision are the CPI(M).
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