It is the ruined fort in Purnia’s Kishanganj Sub Division. situated 8 km to the south of Bahadurganj Police Station in the Kishanganj Subdivision.Barijangarh Surya Mandir, Kishanganj-Purnea
Regarding its name, there is a legend that it was built by Barijan, a brother of Benu, Raja of Benugarh.
The local myth is that it had been built by the then Raja of Benugarh for his brother Barijan so was it named Barijangarh.
Inside the enclosure may be traced a tank called Dak Pokhar about which various absurd stories are told.
It is historically proven that the study area, much before the advent of the Aryans, was governed by the non-Aryan clans like the Asuras. In this regard, we have many references of the tribe who administered this region much before the advent of the Aryan culture. The traces of the sway of the Asura tribes can be found in the present Asuragarh, Barijangarh, Benugarh, Sikligarh, Bangarh and many places of North Beng…