Majorganj (community development block)

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Majorganj
मजोरगंज सामुदायिक विकास खंड
Community Development Block
Majorganj is located in Bihar
Majorganj
Majorganj
Location in Bihar, India
Majorganj is located in India
Majorganj
Majorganj
Majorganj (India)
Coordinates: 26°43′47″N 85°29′16″E / 26.7296110°N 85.4878120°E / 26.7296110; 85.4878120Coordinates: 26°43′47″N 85°29′16″E / 26.7296110°N 85.4878120°E / 26.7296110; 85.4878120
Country  India
State Bihar
District Sitamarhi
Population (2001)
 • Total 80,195
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 843332
Telephone code +91 6226
Lok Sabha constituency Sitamarhi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bathnaha

Majorganj (community development block) is an administrative division in Sitamarhi district in the Indian state of Bihar.It is a town more than 200 years old .It has been mentioned in the District Gazetteer of Muzzafurpur "page no.23",that during the Anglo- Gurkha war of 1814 , A British battalion was stationed there and Captain Blackney who was killed at samanpur (in now sitamarhi District )during a Gurkha ambush ,is buried at Majorganj cemetry .He died on 1January ,1815.

Geography[edit]

Majorganj is located at 26°43′47″N 85°29′16″E / 26.7296110°N 85.4878120°E / 26.7296110; 85.4878120 Majorganj block area ends with border of Nepal. It is a developing market place and most of the revenue of this market comes from retail customers of Nepal.

Panchayats[edit]

Panchayats in Majorganj community development block are: Ratanpur, Basbitta, Pachharwa, Bahera, Kuari Madan, Mejorganj, Khairwa and Dumri Kala.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2001 census, Majoganj block had a population of 80,195.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Majorganj". Blocks of Sitamarhi. brandbihar.com. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  2. ^ "Republic of India, Bihar". Geo Hive. Archived from the original on 2013-09-14. Retrieved 2011-02-07.