|Elevation||41 m (135 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Maithali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|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.
Flooding is a major reason for the poor connectivity of the area as bridges tend to get washed away.
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
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
- Bhagirath Kaalika Sanskrit College
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
- 'Chainpur, Mithila ka Gaurav' by Shri Shri Kant Jha