Map of village Bauram
|setteled in||about 1600 A.D.|
|• Type||Gram panchayat|
|• Total||4 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|Elevation(above sea level)||79 m (259 ft)|
|Population (2011 Census of India)|
|• Density||2,900/km2 (7,400/sq mi)|
|• Official||Maithili, Hindi, Urdu, Magadhi|
|• Also cognisant of||English, Arabic, Sanskrit|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Bauram is a big village (compared to neighbour villages) located at block/Tehsil Gaura Bauram, Darbhanga, Bihar. Village is situated about 60 km east to the district headquarter and 10 km east to the subdivisional headquarter.
Area (raqwa) of village Bauram is about 2400 Bighas (961 acre ~4 sq. km). Along with many small and big grass fields, many gardens(Qalam bagh), several rivers and private ponds (for pisciculture), chirping of birds, teamers of pets (cows, buffalos, goats etc.), the big and clear blue sky gives a mesmerizing and bewitching effect to the village Bauram.
A majority of the person living in village Bauram have involved themselves in agriculture. Mainly they grows paddies,wheat, barley, coriander, maize, moong, arhar, cucumber, sweet potato etc. In early days gram (chana) was also a good yield in village.
The lifestyle maintained by the people of village Bauram as well their working style are fascinating as the balance offered by the metropolitan lifestyle.
|Vidhansabha(legislative assembly) constituency||Gaura Bauram (Vidhan Sabha constituency)|
|Loksabha(parliamentary) constituency||Darbhanga (Lok Sabha constituency)|
Current political results
|Member of parliament (MP)||Kirti Jha Azad|
|Member of legislative assembly (MLA)||Madan Sahni|
|Block Pramukh||Shakila Khatoon|
|Panchayat Samiti Member||Tarannum Khanam|
History of the village
Bauram was settled at that time when India was under the rule of Mughal Empire by a Jagdeeshpur, Siwan's resident Laung Chaudhary. First he reached village 'Asi' (3–4 km west to the village). His second or third generation discovered this place when they were searching for their cattle's feed. Here they found aheap of green grass. They also start here living because here they can easily form their shelter as here was also aheap of reeds. Where they formed there shacks now that colony is known as "gaaon par (home)". As Laung Chaudhary was a Hindu (Brahmin) but he converted to a Muslim (seikh).
- In Bauram there are 2297 families residing. Village Bauram has total population of 11455 of which 5849 are males and 5606 are females. (Source: 2011 Census of India)
- Average sex ratio of Bauram is 958:1000 ♀/♂ and child sex ratio is of 975:1000 which higher than the ratios of Bihar (918 and 935 in succession).
- Village Bauram has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar, In 2011 literacy rate of Bauram was 43.85% compared to 61.80% of Bihar. In Bauram male literacy stands at 52.15% while female literacy rate was 35.15%.
Languages and culture
Village Bauram is the hope to the different cast and creeds which rightly demonstrate the principle of Unity in diversity.
There, in village which language is spoken is actually a mixed-up version of two languages Maithili and Magadhi. Both Hindu and Muslim have their own style of dialect.
In Hindus here two festivals are celebrated with special kind of enthusiasm are Durga puja and Chhath and Muslim celebrates Eid and Baqr-'Eid with such enthusiasm. In village there are eight mosques including Jama masjid (oldest mosque of village) and two temples Bhagwati asthan and Babaji kuti.
Future of the village
Village have a high school, a middle school, a primary school and a Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya. There are also many Anganwadi centres in the village. Village have also an active 'Primary health centre' with 24hour ambulance service (village have also two stopped health centre ).
In last 2-3 year village has been blessed with many useful resources like Health centre,gas agency,metalled road and street,High school, Daily bus service,electricity, etc. There are many mobile towers which makes communication system stronger and provides internet. New generation of village have less percentage of uneducated person.
- Perhaps conversion was the reason behind migration from Jagdishpur to Asi