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District of West Bengal in India

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South 24 Parganas: District of West Bengal in India
South 24 Parganas or sometimes South Twenty Four Parganas is a district in the Indian state of West Bengal, headquartered in Alipore. It is the largest district of West Bengal by area and second largest by population. It is the sixth most populous district in India. On one side is the urban fringe of Kolkata and on the other, the remote riverine villages in the Sundarbans.

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WB lockdown tommorow: Check full list of containment zones

Kolkata city has 33 containment zones. Meanwhile, South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal have 155 and 219 zones respectively.
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West Bengal: Complete lockdown in containment zones, buffer zones of Kolkata, South 24 Parganas from July 9

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Navy deploys specialist diving teams for Gangasagar Mela

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West Bengal limps back to normalcy, internet restored in some areas

โ€‹Internet services were restored partially in trouble- torn areas of Murshidabad, Malda and Uttar Dinajpur. Services were also back in Basirhat and Barasat in North 24 Parganas district, and Canning..
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Protests against Citizenship Act stir continue in Bengal, Internet services suspended in 6 districts

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West Bengal: Union Minister Babul Supriyo faces protest during visit to cyclone-affected Namkhana

Union Minister Babul Supriyo faced protests by locals on Wednesday while reviewing the post cyclone 'Bulbul' situation in Bengal's South 24 Parganas.
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Mamata conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit areas; toll rises to 14

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the cyclone Bulbul-ravaged areas of South 24 Parganas district and announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the..
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Cyclone Bulbul: PM Modi speaks with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee about the situation arising out of cyclone Bulbul and assured the state of all assistance to deal with the..
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CBI teams continue operations to locate Rajeev Kumar

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