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Saharsa District : Bihar

About District


Saharsa district was created on 1st of April 1954. Formerly it had no independent status and parts of Saharsa were included in the old districts of Munger & Bhagalpur A large parts of the district in the past was subjected to annual floods and inundation by a host of rivers origination from the Himalayas. The sub terai was noted for rice cultivation before it was subjected to the vagaries of the unpredictable Koshi. The total area of the district is 1661.30 sq.km and its total population is 1506418. The district is divided into 2 sub-divisions and 10 blocks. The important places in the districts are Mandan Bharti Asthan, Sun Temple at Kandaha, Chandikasthan at Biratpur, Babaji Kuti (Laxminath Gosaisthal), Bangaon, Nauhatta, Karu Khirhari temple, Matsyagandha Mandir Matsyagandha Mandirand and Shri.Ugratarasthan at Manishi.

District Administration

District at a Glance


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