Paliganj

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Paliganj
पालीगंज
city
Paliganj is located in Bihar
Paliganj
Paliganj
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°20′00″N 84°50′00″E / 25.3333°N 84.8333°E / 25.3333; 84.8333Coordinates: 25°20′00″N 84°50′00″E / 25.3333°N 84.8333°E / 25.3333; 84.8333
Country  India
State Bihar
District Patna
Elevation 57 m (187 ft)
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website patna.nic.in

Paliganj is a town, a subdivision and an assembly constituency in Patna district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Geography[edit]

Paliganj is located at 25°20′00″N 84°50′00″E / 25.3333°N 84.8333°E / 25.3333; 84.8333.

Paliganj subdivision is composed of the following community development blocks:

  1. Paliganj,
  2. Bikram
  3. Dulhin Bajar.[1]

Transport[edit]

Paliganj is on NH 98.

Education[edit]

Paras Nath Kushwaha College, Achhua: This is located on the Paliganj - Dulhin Bazaar Road. A Degree College under Magadh University provides higher education in this area. It was founded by Late Shri Kameshwar Prasad of Dharhara, Paliganj to promote higher education in this area.

Panchayats in Paliganj sub-Division[edit]

Mahabalipur, Masaurha-Jalpura, Bherhharia-Siyarampur, Sarsi Pipardaha, Bnauli, Thakuri,Khiri, Akbarpur Ranipur, Ajada Sikiria, Khanpura Taranpur, Rampur Nagwan, Ranipur Kurkuri, Kalyanpur Paipura, Dharhara, Paliganj, Madhva Makhmalipur, Murika, Sigori, Chandhos, Lalganj Sehra, Mera Patauna, Katka Paigambarpur, Imamganj, Dahiya,Mahuari, Jarkha, Chiksi, Nadahari Kodahari, Achhua, Balipakad, Ular, Lala Bhadasara, Rakasia

Religion[edit]

There is a Vaihsno Math in Akbarpur, under the guidance of Chakrapani Ji Mahanth and Pujari Sumiran Ji.

Akbarpur Village holds a weekly "Pashu-Mela" (animal market) every Friday.
Akbarpur also has a Government Health Centre, operating under Paliganj, Patnar Referral Hospital.

Politics[edit]

Presently Dr.Usha Vidyarthi is the MLA of Paliganj.Before her winning Nand Kumar Nanda of Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation (CPI(ML)(L)) had won the Paliganj seat (assembly constituency no. 195) defeating Dr. Usha Vidyarthi of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in October 2005, and Dinanath Singh Yadav of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in February 2005. Dinanath Singh Yadav of RJD defeated Janardan Sharma of BJP in 2000. Chandradeo Prasad Verma of Janata Dal defeated Janardan Sharma of BJP in 1995. Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav representing Congress defeated Kripa Narayan Singh of IPF in 1990 and Kanhai Singh of BJP in 1985. Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav representing Congress (U) defeated Kanhai Singh of BJP in 1980. Kanhai Singh (Independent) defeated Akhileswar Singh of Congress in 1977.[2]

Paliganj assembly constituency is part of Pataliputra (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

190 Paliganj assembly constituency covers Dulhin Bazar and Paliganj community development b;ocks.[4]

Currently[when?] the MLA of Paliganj is Usha Vidyarthi of Bhartiye Janta Party(BJP).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Administration profile - Subdivisions". District Administration. 
  2. ^ "195 - Paliganj Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  3. ^ "General Election 2009 Assembly constituencies". Pataliputra. India elections.co.in. Retrieved 2009-05-20. 
  4. ^ "Order No. 48, 2007". Delimitation Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-05-04. 

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