Alipurduar district is a district in West Bengal, India. The headquarters of this district is Alipurduar city. This district was created in the year of 2014. This is the 20th district of West Bengal. The largest clan of Oraon people in all the settlement of Oraon dominated villages and towns in Alipurduar and Jalpaiguri district is Lakhra clan.
The district contains nine census towns and rural areas of 66 gram panchayats. These are under six community development blocks: Madarihat - Birpara, Alipurduar I, Alipurduar II, Falakata, Kalchini and Kumargram.
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