Bihpur

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Bihpur
Thana Bihpur
Block
Bihpur is located in Bihar
Bihpur
Bihpur
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°23′0″N 86°56′0″E / 25.38333°N 86.93333°E / 25.38333; 86.93333Coordinates: 25°23′0″N 86°56′0″E / 25.38333°N 86.93333°E / 25.38333; 86.93333
Country  India
State Bihar
District Bhagalpur
Elevation 37 m (121 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 27,019
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 853201

Bihpur is a Block in Bhagalpur district of Bihar, India. It is one of the sixteen block under Bhagalpur district.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Bihpur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Most of the people in the village are dependent on agriculture.

A Bam Kali temple of the village is the main attraction here.Here on every Diwali the main pooja is organised by the villagers.

History[edit]

Bihpur had the history of an active participation during Satyagrah. On hearing the tale of police terrorism in 1930 during Satyagrah movement, Dr Rajendra Prasad hurried to the place.

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