(দিনহাটা)is a subdivision, and a municipality
in Cooch Behar District
in the state of West Bengal
Dinhata is located at . It has an average elevation of 36 metres
As of 2001
, Dinhata had a population of 34,303. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dinhata has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84% and, female literacy is 75%. In Dinhata, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Dinhata has a vary glorious political history. Hossain Mohammad Ershad
, a former President of Bangladesh
, had studied in Dinhata High School. Kamal Guha
, MLA from Forward Block, former agriculture minister of the Government of West Bengal, was from Dinhata.
Now the MLA of this area is Ashok Mondal of TMC
Total #Blocks: 2
Total #Wards: 16
Head of the Municipality is Sri Jagadish Ch Ghosh.
Dinhata is part of Cooch Behar (Lok Sabha constituency).
1] One of the four tobacco research centres of India is situated here.