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Chausa is a block in the Buxar district of Bihar, India. It is a rural block with a population of 42,550 and a literacy rate of 47%.[1]

The area is famous as the site of the Battle of Chausa, in which the forces of Sher Shah Suri defeated Mughal emperor Humayun's army in 1539.[2]


  1. ^ "Chausa Block". Government of Bihar. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Banerji, S. K. (1938). Humayun Badshah. Oxford University Press. pp. 228–236.