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Earlier day called by this name also as Raghunathpur
A village of Panchayats
Jajuar is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°18′17″N 85°40′7″E / 26.30472°N 85.66861°E / 26.30472; 85.66861Coordinates: 26°18′17″N 85°40′7″E / 26.30472°N 85.66861°E / 26.30472; 85.66861
Country  India
State Bihar
District Muzaffarpur
 • Total 19 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
 • Density 931/km2 (2,410/sq mi)
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 843360
Nearest city Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur
Sex ratio 904 /
Lok Sabha constituency Muzaffarpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Aurai

Yajuar is a large village in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar in India.

Geography and climate[edit]

The Yajuar region is situated in the district of Muzaffarpur in Bihar, India. It is 55 km from Muzaffarpur. The village is lacking all infra facilities. During rainy season, it is very hard to reach.

The climate is mainly dry and cool. In summer the temperature varies within the 35 to 45 degree Celsius range and in winter it is typically 5 to 15 degrees Celsius. The elevation is close to mean sea level. The soil is suited for agriculture, which is the main economic activity. Rainfall is sufficient for agriculture.

Gram Panchayat and population[edit]

There are three Panchayats in Yajuar, namely Yajuar East, yajuar Middle and Yajuar West. As per the Census 2001 of India, total population of Yajuar including all three Panchayat is 39,816. Yajuar East is biggest with total population of 24,152 persons followed by Jajuar West with 7,847 persons and Jajuar Middle with 7,817 persons.

Language and culture[edit]

Since Yajuar is a part of Mithilanchal and mostly dominated by Maithillis, people generally speak Maithili. Also people are very traditional. All the Indian values are part of the lifestyle here. All the major festivals of India are celebrated here with full enthusiasm. People love each other and are ready to help anybody at anytime.

The original name Yajuar comes from Yajurveda; that is "Yajur vedasaya agara yasya Yajuara" means village of people who know Yajuarveda one of the Veda. Due to locally use of wrong name and mistake by local government official, its revenue name is Jajuāra. Some time people called it as Jajuar.

Religious places[edit]

There are so many spiritual places in Yajuar. The most important is Badi pokhra where the God of the village Shri Dihbad Baba's temple is situated under the Peepal tree. Several other temples are also situated on the bank of the Pokhar. Some of other important religious places in the village are Bhagvati Sthan, Dhelmara Gosai, and Chaupadi Mahadev sthan, Hanuman Mandir in Panchove Tota near High School, Panchabati sthan near dubyani pokhar so many temple are available in panchabati sthan i.e. mahdev mandir,santoshi maa mandir,hanuman mandir and ect, Kali mandir near harijan school,shiv mandir at devnagar (bhira) on the west south bank of benijha pokhar,Kateswari Bhagbati sthan in katai. Devi Shakti peeth “Chamunda Mata mandir” is situated in Katra (block office) which is at the distance of 8 km from Yajuar.(one of the most famous temple situated in katai gram named katai Bhagvati sthan)


Agriculture is the main economic activity of the region. The main crops are rice, wheat, pulses, moong, urad, arhar, jute (with a recent decline in its production), and maize.

The economy is not robust and the region is considered one of the poorest in India. Flooding destroys enormous amounts of crop every year. Due to absence of industry, a weak educational infrastructure and criminalized politics, the majority of the area's youth have had to relocate for education and earnings. Jajuar near Katai gram (NEW tampal is Vagwati astan )


People are soft spoken. As far as educational background is concern, the village has produced IPS, CA,CS,CWA, IITian, IIMian, engineers, IT Professionals, Doctors and several others proficient in their fields.