Chainpur, Bihar

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Chainpur
city
Chainpur is located in Bihar
Chainpur
Chainpur
Chainpur is located in India
Chainpur
Chainpur
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°31′N 86°19′E / 25.52°N 86.31°E / 25.52; 86.31Coordinates: 25°31′N 86°19′E / 25.52°N 86.31°E / 25.52; 86.31
Country  India
State Bihar
District Saharsa
Elevation 41 m (135 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,584
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Maithali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 852212
Telephone code 06478
ISO 3166 code IN-BR

Chainpur is one of the largest villages of Saharsa District in the Indian state of Bihar in North-East India, and is in the Kosi Division. Chainpur has a number of tolas and occasionally called Pubari, Pachhwari, Uttarwari and Dakshinwari tola.

Chainpur is part of Kahra Block. Chainpur is located in among Bariahi, Bangaon, Parari and Mahishi.

Geography[edit]

Chainpur and its surrounding areas are a flat alluvial plain forming part of the Kosi river basin. This makes the land very fertile.

Flooding is a major reason for the poor connectivity of the area as bridges tend to get washed away.

Agriculture[edit]

Paddy, wheat, moong, maize, sugarcane etc. are the main crops of this village. vegetables viz. potato, cauliflower, brinjal, carrot, raddish, lady finger etc., are cultivated in this village.

Art and Culture[edit]

Kaali puja, Holi and Durga Puja are the main festival of Chainpur. Janmashtami, shivaratri, hanuman jayanti etc. are also celebrated with full zest and fervour. Sama Chakeva, chhath, chaurchan etc. are other festivals of this village. Every year, a grand mela is organised on the occasion of kaali puja in this village.

Language and culture[edit]

Education[edit]

College[edit]

  • Bhagirath Kaalika Sanskrit College

Schools[edit]

In addition to a number of primary schools, following are the schools operating in Chainpur:

  • Shashikala Middle School
  • Nilkanth Balika Middle School
  • Uchcha Vidyalay, chainpur-parari
  • Kanya Uchcha vidyalay, parari-chainpur

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 'Chainpur, Mithila ka Gaurav' by Shri Shri Kant Jha

External links[edit]