Laheriasarai

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Laheriasarai is a city in North Bihar and considered as twin-city of Darbhanga. It has had a long cultural history. It's long been an integral part of Mithila and has a religious significance for Hindus (in particular Brahmins with Choudhary,Mishra,Jha surnames). Darbhanga is a district headquarters and many of its important offices are situated in Laheriasarai. It is named after a caste called Lahiri engaged in Lahathi making (Lac Bangle). However, the caste based profession has now completely vanished. Leharaisarai is administration area of Darbhanga.

Schools in Laheriasaria[edit]

Education[edit]

Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital at Karpoori Thakur roundabout is one of the most famous medical colleges of Bihar and most prominent of North Bihar.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Laheriasarai Railway Station is next to Darbhanga Railway Station and works like an important link as it has both broad gauge and meter gauge.The city is also well connected by road to Mujaffarpur, Patna, Samastipur and other parts of Bihar, with good roads

River[edit]

[Baghmati]. [There are many villages situated near Baghmati river (Ojhoul, Taralahi, Panchov, DihLahi etc.). Since these villages are situated near the river, these villages are facing flood every year.]

Notable People[edit]

Hospitals[edit]

  • Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital
  • R B Memorial Hospital, Benta Chowk
  • Jyoti Research Hospital, Hospital Road
  • Godawri Jiwachh Memorial Hospital & Research Centre
  • New Sanjeevani Hospital, Belwaganj Laheriasarai

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