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Barachatti is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 24°31′0″N 85°1′0″E / 24.51667°N 85.01667°E / 24.51667; 85.01667Coordinates: 24°31′0″N 85°1′0″E / 24.51667°N 85.01667°E / 24.51667; 85.01667
Country  India
State Bihar
District Gaya
Elevation 159 m (522 ft)
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Gaya, Kolkatta
Lok Sabha constituency Gaya
Avg. summer temperature 30–48 °C (86–118 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20–3 °C (68–37 °F)
Bhadeya village front view

Barachatti is a block (Tehsil) in the Gaya district of Bihar, India.


Barachatti is located at an elevation of 159 m (522 ft) above sea level.[1] It is about 40 km (25 mi) from the town of Gaya.


The National Highway 2 Grand Trunk Road from Kolkata to Delhi passes through Barachatti.

The nearest railway station is Gaya Junction, which has trains to major destinations in India and Pakistan.

The nearest airport is Gaya International Airport.


The main markets are in the villages of Barachatti, Sobh, Sarwan and Bhadeya. Sarwan Bazar (Mangal Bazar) is among the largest cattle and rural markets in Bihar.


Schools and colleges include:

Sir Syed Memorial School
  • Sullebatta High School
  • High School, Bumuar
  • State Subsidised High School, Barrachatti
  • Project Kanya High School, Barachatti
  • Sobh College, Mayapur

Notable Individuals[edit]

  • Shri Ghulam Mohammad - First Person Of Barachatti (Gajragarh)Before it was a Panchayat (Kahudag) and The First Mukhiya Of Kahudag Panchayt in Barachatti Assembly.
  • Mushtaq Ali Khan - Zamindar of Bhadeya, which covers about 45 villages. Formerly a minister in the Bihar state government.
  • Subodh Kr Singh, s/o Anil kr singhBihar Police of Lahathua - got silver medal in judo in Madhya Pradesh the State of central India.
  • Bhagwati Devi - Elected four times as Member of the Legislative Assembly for Barachatti and Member of Parliament for Gaya.
  • Advocate Aziz Khan (LLB 1920) was the first literate person in Barachatti. The village of Azizabad in Bibipesra Panchayt is named after him.
  • Kamaluddin Khan (member of the Zila Parishad in Gaya) is an educationalist and politician. He was involved in the student revolution when studying at Aligarh Muslim University. He has been active in local politics since the mid-1980s. He is also the director of Sir Syed Memorial School, secretary of Sir Syed Inter College and secretary of the Minority Upliftment Society.
  • Ozair Ahmed Khan, (formerly in the Zila Parshad at Gurua). A prominent leader and social worker in Bhadeya.
  • Ram Ashish Singh (1938–2008) Ranger officer (1960–19
  • Shri Vishalkumar Gupta - First Person Of Sarwan bazar Who have completed Engineering in Mechanical.
  • md aftab uddin khan a descendent of mushtaque ali khan strengthened the condition of people and fought for the cause of locals through his unbised and trustworthy legal procedures.


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