Bakhtiarpur

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Bakhtiyarpur
City
Maa Jagdamba temple
Maa Jagdamba temple
Bakhtiyarpur is located in Bihar
Bakhtiyarpur
Bakhtiyarpur
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°27′32″N 85°32′20″E / 25.459°N 85.539°E / 25.459; 85.539Coordinates: 25°27′32″N 85°32′20″E / 25.459°N 85.539°E / 25.459; 85.539
Country India
StateBihar
DistrictPatna
Named forBakhtiyar Khalji
Government
 • TypeNagar parishad
 • Current MLARanvijay Singh
Population
 (2011)
 • Total47,953
Demonym(s)Patnites
Languages
 • OfficialMagadhi, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
803212
ISO 3166 codeIN-BR
Vehicle registrationBR-01

Bakhtiyarpur is a block and a notified area in Patna district in the state of Bihar, India. Bakhtiyarpur is under the Patna Sahib (Lok Sabha constituency), and is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Bihar in Patna District under the Barh sub-division of Bihar. It is a major railway junction in Danapur railway division, ECR. The incumbent Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar belongs to Bakhtiyarpur.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Bakhtiyarpur had a population of 47,897. Males constitute 52.5% of the population and females 47.5%. Bakhtiyarpur has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the state average of 61.8 %; with 78% of the males and 61.1 % of females literate. About 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. Sex ratio is at 903 against the state average of 918. Majority of the residents follow Hinduism , approx. 95%, but there is scant presence of Sikhs and Jains(0.01%) and approx. 5% of Muslims.

Economy[edit]

Banks
  • Dena bank
  • Bank of India
  • Patliputra cooperative bank
  • State bank of India
  • Punjab national bank
  • IDBI bank
  • Central bank of India
  • Canara bank
  • Corporation bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • HDFC Bank
  • Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank

Education and medical[edit]

Colleges
  • R.L.S.Y. COLLEGE
  • N.J.S. COLLEGE
  • Sanskrit College
  • Kamleshwari Prasad Singh Teacher Training College, Techa Bigha
Schools
  • H.M. School (Subhash Marg)
  • Vimala Vidyalaya
  • Daffodils International public school,Chakdaulat @ N.H-30
  • St. John's school
  • Middle school Bakhtiyarpur
  • Middle school Dedaur
  • Shree Ganesh high school
  • shree Ganesh kanya madhya vidhalay
  • Karnauti high school
  • Krishna Sudarshan school
  • Manju sinha project girls high school
  • prathamik vidhalay sadak ke uttar.
Hospitals


  • Dadima Bedami Devi Memorial HospitaL
  • Government Primary Hospital
  • Railway Hospital
  • New Janta poly clinic
  • Vimla Hospital
  • Taj Hospital
  • Gopal hospital
  • shree rameshwar narshing home
  • Shree shyam sundar uccha vidyalaya Misi
  • Misi primary school
  1. misi Shree nand kishore(teacher naneswar) hospital for rural misi

Shree radhai syam school misi

Religious places[edit]

There are a few religious locations here. Jagdamba sthan Mai durga temple Misi devi sthan Misi Ganesh sthan Misi kutiyapar temple Misi beltar sthan

Naming[edit]

Bakhtiarpur is named after Bakhtiyar Khilji, who was military general of Qutb-ud- din Aybak and responsible for destruction of Nalanda University and later founded bakhtiyar city[2][page needed][3]

Transport[edit]

Bakhtiyarpur Junction
Rail link

Bakhtiyarpur railway station is located on the Howrah–Delhi main line and is about 46 km away from Patna. Bakhtiyarpur-Tilaiya line also originates here, connecting Rajgir, Bihar Sharif and Harnaut of Nalanda district up to Tilaiya and to be extended to Koderma Junction railway station.

Air

Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna is the nearest airport. Gaya Airport is also close to Bakhtiyarpur city with a distance of approximately 120 km.

Roads

Bakhtiarpur is connected to Patna by NH 31, a 4-lane Expressway in the west, and NH 20 towards south to connect Bihar Sharif up to Ranchi and Barh in the east. Regular bus service is available for these places. It is also connected to Mokama by a 2-lane NH parallel to the Ganga River. A 4-lane bridge Bakhtiyarpur-Tajpur Bridge is also under construction for connecting Patna district to Samastipur district. A state highway road SH 108 between bakhtiyarpur and fatuha which is old NH 30,

Notable people[edit]

  1. shree(late) sohaman bhagat Yadav misi

Shree (late) ramanan Yadav jee Misi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ Allen, Charles (2015). The Buddha and the Sahibs. Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 978-1-4736-1793-3.
  3. ^ Scott, David (May 1995). "Buddhism and Islam: Past to Present Encounters and Interfaith Lessons". Numen. 42 (2): 141. doi:10.1163/1568527952598657. JSTOR 3270172.

4.http://www.census2011.co.in/data/town/801381-bakhtiarpur-bihar.html