गोड्डा (Godda)

Godda is a town with a municipality in the Godda subdivision of the Godda district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is the headquarter of the Godda district. Godda experiences a tropical wet and dry climate, and the basic seasons in this region are summers, winters and the monsoon.

HistoryAs a consequence of the Santhal rebellion of 1845-55 the district of Santhal Paragna was created from portions of Bhagalpur and Birbhum. Godda was a part of undivided Santhal Pargana district until 1981 census. Later, the old Godda sub-division of Santhal Pargana was separated and formed as a new district. The district of Godda was created on 17 May 1983 out of old Santhal Pargana district which was upgraded to the level of division. Godda, the only one town of the district, is the headquarters of Godda district, Godda subdivision and Godda block.

Geography

Godda is located at 24.83°N 87.22°E. It has an average e…

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देवघर के पर्यटन स्थल (Tourist Places in Deoghar)

BAIDYANATH TEMPLE

Baidyanath Temple, Deoghar

The temple is situated in a spacious courtyard bound by stone walls. In the temple complex are twenty-two other temples. The Baijnath or Vaidyanath temple faces east. The top of the Shiva Lingam is slightly broken, keeping with the legend that it chipped away when Ravana tried to uproot it. For centuries, devotees of Lord Shiva, in the months of July - August undertake a rigorous100 km. pilgrimage on foot, from Ajgaibinath to offer holy water to Baba Baidyanath.

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SHIVAGANGA LAKE

Shivganga Lake, Deoghar

Near the temple, is the beautiful lake called Sivaganga.

THE CHANDRAKOOPA WELLLocated near the main entrance, this well is said to have been built and consecrated with water from several 'tirthams' by Ravana.

NANDAN PAHAR Nandan Pahar is a small hill on the edge of the town which hosts a famous Nandi Temple and f…

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दुमका (Dumka)

Dumka, headquarters of the Dumka district and Santhal Pargana region, is a City in the state of Jharkhand, India. It was made the central station of the Santhal Pargana locale, which was cut out of the Bhagalpur and Birbhum area after the Santal Hool of 1855. Dumka was cut out of the southern piece of Bihar alongside 18 different Districts on 15 November 2000 to frame Jharkhand as 28th State of India. Dumka is a quiet and green city is likewise sub-capital of Jharkhand. The closest essential urban areas are Rampurhat and Deoghar.

There are two speculations on how Dumka got its name. The first proposes that Dumka's name gets from the Santali word sumk for "shunted" or "little," in light of the fact that amid the British Raj, it was a residential community contrasted with Rampurhat and Bhagalpur. The other is that Dumka gets its name from the Persian word damin-I-koh, which signifies 'skirts an edge, outskirt or outrageous part of the slopes'. The Mughals a…

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दुमका के पर्यटन स्थल (Tourist Places in Dumka)

Dumka is the administrative centre of the Dumka district and the Santhal Pargana area in the Indian state of Jharkhand. After the Santal Hool of 1855, it became the seat of the Santhal Pargana area, which was created out of the Bhagalpur and Birbhum districts. Dumka is known as the Tribal Land. It is the headquarters of Jharkhand’s Santhal Pargana division and one of the state’s oldest districts. The city is packed with mesmerizing beauty all throughout. Massive mountains, beautiful scenery, tranquil rivers, and expanses of greenery in the valleys offer a visual feast.

Baba Basukinath Dham

Baba Basukinath Dham is one the most revered Shiva Mandir in Eastern India with people from various states visiting it throughout the year. However, peak period of visit is during Shrawan month which falls in July or August as per English calendar. During each Monday’s of Shrawan month, more than one lakh devotees throng this temple town to pay obeisance to Lord M…

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साहिबगंज (Sahibganj)

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बाँका (Banka)

Banka (बाँका) is a city and a municipality serving as district headquarters. It is one of the most important business hubs in Bihar. It is the 10th largest city within Bihar. The city is historically very important because of Mandar Hill where Samudra Manthan has been occurred by Hindu rituals. The District was formed on 21st February 1991. 

Geography

The district, part of Bhagalpur division, has its headquarters in Banka town. Banka district occupies an area of 3,020 square kilometres (1,170 sq mi), comparatively equivalent to Canada's Akimiski Island.

The district comprises only one subsdivision, Banka, which is further divided into eleven blocks: Banka, Amarpur, Shambhuganj, Belhar, Fullidumar, Katoria, Chandan, Baunsi, Barahat, Dhoraiya, and Rajoun.

Chanan is the main river of Banka. Barua is the second main river near Dubaa village in Banka.

EconomyBanka is a largely agrarian economy and is consi…

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अंग पर्यटन – एक सिंहावलोकन

Area/City/Town Tourist Places Banka Durian , Indrabaran , Jesth Gaur math , Papharni Tank , Rupsa Bhagalpur Patharghatta Hill , Shahkund , Sultanganj , Champanagar, Vikramshila Munger International Yoga University , Munger Fort , Tomb of Pir Shah Nufa , Palace of Shah Suja , Tomb of Mulla Muhammad Said ,Kashtaharni Ghat , Chandi Asthan , Rock carving , Kharagpur Lake , Rameshwar Kund , Pir Pahar , Sita-Kund , Shringhrishi ,Rishikund , Ha-Ha Punch Kumari , Uren ( Buddhist Ruins , Foot print mark and rock inscriptions , Stupa ruins near the footprint mark , The rock carvings near the Stupa site , Buddhist Monastery site at northeastern foot of the hill ), Rajaona ,Bhaduria-bhur , Bhimbandh , Malnipahar , Deoghara&nb…
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अंगकोरवाट (Angkorwat)

The temple of Angkor, the great historical legacy of Khmer civilization, stand majestically in Situ in north-west Cambodia. At the heart of the Khmer empire, Angkor Thome, for over 500 years from the ninth to the fifteen century, the monuments constructed by Ang-inhabitants (People belonging to Ang Mahajanpad of ancient India whose language was Angika.) during 1200 A.D. belong to the classic period of Khmer art and are unrivaled in architectural greatness.

"The temples startle with their splendor and perfection but beyond the emotions they evoke lie complex microcosms of the universe steeped in cosmology". Khmer art of the period includes finely modeled sculptures of startling beauty. "Sensuous, yet never erotic, male and female forms stand in grandeur and dignity offering universal appeal, past and present". Down Rooney.

The temple of Angkor, the great historical legacy of Khmer civilization, stand majestically in Situ in north-west Cambodia. At the heart of t…

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सुल्तानगंज (Sultanganj/Jahngira)

Sultanganj is a town in Bhagalpur district of Bihar, 109 km away from Babadham and has a railway station, of the same name on the loop-line of the Eastern Railway running from Calcutta to Kiul. It is situated close to the river Ganges. An excellent all-weather road connecting Bhagalpur with Monghyr and Patna also serves it. It has a cosmopolitan population of about eleven thousand persons. It is a flourishing business place and there are a number of schools and colleges. HISTORY During the rule of the Mauryas, Guptas and Palas many works of art and architecture were raised at Sultanganj. The area has yielded ancient relicks like stupas, seals, coins, terracotta and Hindu and Buddha images. Many carvings can still be seen in the Sultanganj hills. A number of small images along with a copper image of Lord Buddha about seven feet high were excavated here. A Buddha image found in Sultanganj is now in Birmingham Museum. It is said that in ancient times Sultanganj being the abo…
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बेगूसराय (Begusarai)

Begusarai is the administrative headquarters of Begusarai district, which is one of the thirty-eight districts of the Indian state of Bihar. The district lies on the northern bank of river Ganga in Mithila region of Bihar. It is part of the Munger division.

Begusarai is the birthplace of famous Hindi poet Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh and eminent historian Professor Ram Saran Sharma. Begusarai had traditionally been a communist stronghold and was earlier also referred to as the Leningrad of Bihar,

Hisotry

The name of the district apparently comes from "Begum" (queen) and "Sarai" (inn). The Begum of Bhagalpur used to visit "Simaria Ghat" (holy place on the banks of the Ganges) for a month of pilgrimage, which later took to the slang of Begusarai. Begusarai was established in 1870 as a subdivision of Munger District. In 1972, it was given district status after a strong pressure on the government by Late Rai Saheb Bhubneshwari Sahai, a charismatic leader o…

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मुंगेर (Munger/Monghyr)

Munger – The Details Munger or Monghyr [both: mung´gir] is situated on the bank of Ganges River. It is a district administrative center and a grain market. The city has one of India's largest cigarette factories and a firearms industry that dates back to the 18th cent. Munger is famous for its goldsmiths and silversmiths. HISTORY The little town has nothing to show today for its long history except a Mughal fort and a temple, but it was once the capital of the ancient Anga kingdom. The British conquered Bihar in the battle of Buxar, which is nearby. According to tradition the city was founded during the Gupta dynasty (c.320–545 B.C.). The Muslim leader Mir Kasim Ali used Munger as a base during his war against the British in 1764. The history of Monghyr is, in fact, a chronology of battles. It begins with the Mahabharata that records the encounter of Bhim with the ruler of Modagiri (Monghyr's ancient name as mentioned in the Mahabharata) and concludes with the defeat o…
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