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Barbigha
बरबीघा
city
Barbigha is located in Bihar
Barbigha
Barbigha
Location in Bihar, India emergency ambulance number in barbigha=(102)
Coordinates: 25°07′55″N 85°26′17″E / 25.132°N 85.438°E / 25.132; 85.438Coordinates: 25°07′55″N 85°26′17″E / 25.132°N 85.438°E / 25.132; 85.438
Country  India
State Bihar
District Sheikhpura
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 38,258
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 811101
Telephone code 916341
Vehicle registration BR
Sex ratio 1000/898 /
Literacy 52.04%
Lok Sabha constituency Nawada
Vidhan Sabha constituency Barbigha(174)

Barbigha is a city and a notified area in the Sheikhpura district of Bihar, India.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 Indian census,[1] Barbigha had a population of more than 1.5 lacs. males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%. Barbigha had an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 63% of the males and 37% of females literate. 19% of the population was under 6 years of age.

The name is derived from the Hindi phrase: Barah Bigha, meaning "Twelve bigha". Barbigha has since grown to become the biggest town market of the Sheikhpura district, serving as a commercial market of the surrounding villages. Dr. Sri Krishan Singh (First chief minister of Bihar) was from Barbigha.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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Times of India
Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:26:56 -0800

SHEIKHPURA: Hundreds of villagers from Toypar gheraod the Barbigha police station since Tuesday morning. They burnt tyres at several intersections and vehicular traffic on Barbigha-Biharsharif road was blocked for hours as they demanded immediate ...

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:22:30 -0700

“I will camp in my constituency to organise the booth-level workers ahead of Nitishji's yatra in Barbigha,” the JDU MLA from Barbigha, Gajanand Shahi alias Munna Shahi, said. “We are very happy that Nitish has decided to involve the cadres on a big ...

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 04:03:01 -0800

Protests within the ruling JD(U) over Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's controversial remarks that the upper caste people were foreigners intensified on Friday with another legislator seeking removal of Manjhi as CM. A day after Mokamah JD(U) MLA ...

IBNLive

IBNLive
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 02:25:34 -0700

Sub-divisional police officer Naresh Kumar Sharma said on Sunday, the incident at the Residential Public School at Barbigha took place two days ago and was found out by his parents when they came to meet him on Sunday. As per complaints filed with the ...
 
Economic Times
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:45:05 -0700

The nomination papers of Sabir Ali was signed by Gajanand Prasad Shahi, JD (U) MLA from Barbigha, Daud Ali, MLA from Dumraon, and eight other dissident MLAs of the ruling party. The JD (U) MLAs who signed the papers of the independents include ...
 
Times of India
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:01:58 -0700

Gajanand Shahi alias Munna Shahi, the party MLA from Barbigha who had signed the nomination papers of an independent, Sabir Ali, declared on Friday that he was with Nitish Kumar. "I am indebted to him because he made me an MLA," he said, adding ...

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:07:30 -0700

Prerna, who studied in Mount Carmel High School, Patna, and also at Notre Dame Academy in the city, is the daughter of Gajanand Shahi alias Munna Shahi, the JDU MLA from Barbigha. Munna Shahi was elated over his daughter's success. “She is ...
 
Zee News
Sun, 04 May 2014 07:26:15 -0700

Chaudhary represented four assembly constituencies - Rajauli, Jehanabad (SC), Makhdumpur and Barbigha - for eight terms in an illustrious career spanning four decades and also served as minister in Congress governments in Bihar. He was first elected to ...
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