Majorganj (community development block)
मजोरगंज सामुदायिक विकास खंड
|Community Development Block|
|• Official||Maithili, Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|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.
Majorganj is located atMajorganj 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.
As per 2001 census, Majoganj block had a population of 80,195.