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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
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:41:03 -0800

PATNA: Two ministers, two more JD (U) MLAs besides Congress and RJD leaders on Friday joined the protest against CM Jitan Ram Manjhi for his remarks about upper castes being foreigners. One JD (U) MLA even demanded the resignation of Manjhi as ...

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 ...
 
Zee News
Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:32:11 -0800

No personnel was present at the Barbigha police station at the time as the new set of officials was yet to assume duty. Over a dozen officials of the police station and the superintendent of police Babu Ram was transferred yesterday on the orders of ...
 
Times of India
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:30:00 -0700

Meanwhile, on Sunday, a dilapidated bridge near Jana village under Asthawan PS area on NH-82 collapsed disrupting the movement of traffic from Biharsharif to Barbigha. The CMD said on Monday, a diversion will be built soon and the bridge would be ...
 
Hindustan Times
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 02:59:34 -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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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
Mon, 12 May 2014 12:16:21 -0700

According to information provided by the local police, Golu (15), son of one Mani Das of Barbigha, had come to visit his sister here. His sister's marriage was solemnized with one Gauri Shankar of Lal Diara under Balia police station only on May 7 in ...
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