Revelganj

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Revelganj
Town
Goutam Asthan
Goutam Asthan
Revelganj is located in Bihar
Revelganj
Revelganj
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°47′N 84°40′E / 25.78°N 84.67°E / 25.78; 84.67Coordinates: 25°47′N 84°40′E / 25.78°N 84.67°E / 25.78; 84.67
Country  India
State Bihar
District Saran
Elevation 52 m (171 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 34,044
Languages
 • Official Bhojpuri, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Saran
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chapra

Revelganj is a town and the oldest municipality in Saran district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Nagar Panchayat[edit]

The Nagar Panchayat of Revelganj is the second oldest Nagar Panchayat of Bihar. The First Chairman was Rai Bahadur Tara Prasad Mukharji.

History[edit]

Revelganj was the birthplace of Mata Anjana, the mother of Hanuman, the bhakt (devotee) of Rama. This place is also known for Ahilya Uddhar (absolution). A temple devoted to Maharishi Gautam, also known as Gautam Sthan is located at Godna Mathia locality. There is also an ashram of Shringi Rishi in the municipality.

Geography[edit]

Revelganj is located at 25°47′N 84°40′E / 25.78°N 84.67°E / 25.78; 84.67.[1] It has an average elevation of 52 metres (170 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Revelganj had a population of 34,044. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Revelganj
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.