Location : India
Type Of Place : Indian State
Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the 12th largest state in terms of geographical size at 38,202 sq mi and 3rd largest by population. Almost 58% of Biharis are below the age of 25, which is the highest proportion in India. Bihar lies mid-way between West Bengal in the east and Uttar Pradesh in the west. It is bounded by the country of Nepal to the north and by Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is divided into two parts by the river Ganges which flows through the middle from west to east. Bihar has notified forest area of 6,764.14 km, which is 6.8% of its geographical area. Hindi and Urdu are the official languages of the state, while the majority of the people speak Angika, Bhojpuri, Magadhi, Maithili and Bajjika. In 2000, Bihar was divided into 2 parts, the Southern part known as Jharkhand. Ancient Bihar was a centre of power, learning and culture in...
Mauritius : Hind Mahasagar mein Chhota saa Bhojpuri LandHarigaon (Bihar), Feb 19 (IANS) People of Indian origin living in Mauritius, most of whom hail from Bihar, will find it easier to trace their roots as the state government is going to open a single window system for them. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said a single window system would be opened through which Mauritians of Bihari origin could find out their ancestral roots in Bihar.“Bihar will lend all possible help to Mauritians to tr more »
Language Official Language – Hindi Angika - (700,000 speakers). Written in Anga, Kaithi and Devanagari scripts. Bhojpuri - (29,384,562 speakers). Written in the Kaithi and Devanagari scripts Kudmali - (37,000 speakers) Magahi - (11,362,000 speakers). Written in the Kaithi and Devanagari scripts. Maithili - (7,500,000 speakers). Written in the Maithili and Devanagari scripts. This most widely spoken language. Maithili c more »
Read this shocking story this morning....About 10,000 school teachers in Bihar have failed the basic class 5 level competency test.The test was done to review the teachers' ability to teach.The teachers were tested on the basic knowledge of Maths, more »