Dalsinghsarai

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Dalsinghsarai
Dalsingsarai
city
Dalsinghsarai is located in Bihar
Dalsinghsarai
Dalsinghsarai
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°40′00″N 85°50′00″E / 25.6667°N 85.8333°E / 25.6667; 85.8333Coordinates: 25°40′00″N 85°50′00″E / 25.6667°N 85.8333°E / 25.6667; 85.8333
Country  India
State Bihar
District Samastipur
Population (2011)
 • Total 23,862
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 848114

Dalsinghsarai or Dalsingsarai is a town and a notified area in Samastipur district in the state of Bihar, India. pincode 848114

History[edit]

It has been named after 9th guru of Aghori named Dalpat Singh. Before that it was called Aghoria Ghat.

This city has been the center of indigo cultivation during British rule. In 1902 an indigo research institute was also opened close to this city in Pusa.[1]

There was also a cigarette factory operating under British rule because of high volume of tobacco farming in nearby areas.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] The Dalsinghsarai Nagar Panchayat has population of 23,862 of which 12,552 are males while 11,310 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3710 which is 15.55 % of total population of Dalsinghsarai . The river traversing the city is Balan. Dalsinghsarai is a sub-division of Samastipur district.

Roadways[edit]

Dalsingsarai is well connected by road. This town is situated on National Highway No.-28, which links Barauni (Bihar) to the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, via Gorakhpur.It is also connected to SH 88.

Railways[edit]

It is well connected by railways.It is on the Barauni-Samastipur-Muzaffarpur main track which connects it well todifferent track other parts of the country.Also,through Samastipur-Darabhanga line it is well connected to railways in tirhut/mithila region which is often faster than roadways for local transport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dalsinghsarai : the city of hopes n joy: History". dalsinghsarai.blogspot.in. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.