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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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Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:12:28 -0800

Why has Manjhi not shown the same sportsman spirit that Nitish had done nine months ago”, said Munna Sahi, MLA of Barbigha constituency in remote Sitamarhi district. Echoing similar views, Rajesh Kumar Yadav, a minister in the Manjhi government, said: ...

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 ...
 
Times of India
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:52:30 -0800

Rajesh Chaudhry,30,resident of village Babanbigha under Barbigha police station in Sheikhpura district and brother of the petrol pump owner, offered resistance after which the criminals shot at him and left the place after collecting all the sale ...
 
Jagran Post
Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:59:49 -0800

Sheikhpura (Bihar): Angry over assault of a liquor trader after being detained by police, residents of his village attacked Barbigha police station demanding the arrest of the outgoing superintendent of police and sub-divisional police officer. The ...

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 ...
 
Times of India
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:33:45 -0800

In the first phase of urban infrastructure development scheme, construction of road and drainage at Fatuha in Patna, Murliganj in Saharsa, Narkatiaganj in West Champaran, Rosera in Samastipur, Barbigha in Sheikhpura and Lalganj in Vaishali district ...

Times of India

Times of India
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 04:49:32 -0700

Subdivisional 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 ...
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