Malmal

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Malmal Village is situated 3 km away from its block Kaluahi and appx 17 km away from Madhubani city in Bihar State. Currently Malmal village is one of the largest villages out of total 1111 village in Madhubani district. It has two Panchayats; North Malmal Village and South Malmal Village.

The total population of the village is 21,153. The literacy rate is 40.98%. The female literacy rate is 28.15%. The male literacy rate is 51.96%..majority population are Muslims.

History[edit]

Malmal was established during the time of Akbar by Malmali Khan, one of the Translators in Akabari darbar. After the establishment of New Raj Dharbhanga, several expansions took place in order to develop the taxation system in the Mithila region. Raj Darbhanga had 4,495 villages in 18 circles in Bihar and Bengal and employed over 7,500 officers to manage the estate at that time.

Geography[edit]

The nearest villages are: West: Champa, Naraila, Belauniya (known as Belauna) East: Bardepur, Pursolia North: Rarh South: Mohammed Pur (Kaluahi)

Education[edit]

There are so many resources of education in malmal Islamic as well as modern education.For Islamic education many madarsa's are there ..among all madarsa one of the biggest and oldest madarsa is Madarsa chashma-e faiz,whose founder is abdulbari machhli Shahri(rahmatullah Aliah).It was established in 1815-1820,now madarsa is one of the branch of Darool uloom nadwatu ulama Lucknow .From this madarsa more than one lakh huffaz learnt the Quran,that's why one proverb is used every time"malmal ki murgiyan bhi Hafiz hen".Madarsa Chasm-e-faiz does not only provide Islamic studies but also modern studies are taught .Infront of this madarsa one big mosque is situated whose name is Jam-e-masjid malmal. The current imam of this mosque is moulana Moinn ahmed nadwi.

There also one more oldest madarsa is there whose is name is talimulquran which was established in 1900 by Amanat Ali marhum muhallah shumali. In front of that madarsa one beautiful mosque is there that was also establish by Amanat Ali .

For modern education many governments and private schools are there. One of the modern school specially for girls is Safa Girl's High School which provide education up to class tenth for girls & up to class fifth for boys.It was stablished in 1992.

Religion & Caste[edit]

The two predominant religions in the village are Muslims and Hindus. The various hereditary, endogenous castes, called jāti, are still bound by traditions regarding interactions and intermarriages.

Culture[edit]

The standard of living is similar to that of the northern Bihar region. The majority of people live under poverty level so the standard of housing and food are low to inadequate. Many middle class residents have houses made of cement or concrete. Food - Vegetables and Fish are the primary diet of the village. Garments - Dhoti and kurta, and Muslims wear kurta, pyjama and topi.

In every year many cultural programs are celebrating ..like mushaera, baitbazi, quiz, panel discussion , drama etc. There are many types of festivals are celebrate by Hindus like durga puja, Kali puja, sraswati puja, chhatt,depawali and holi etc. and for Muslims like eid-ul-fitr and eid-ul-azha etc.

Sports[edit]

Sports facilities are inadequate or non-existent in the village, but sports, such as cricket, badminton, carrom Boards swimming, marathon, kabaddi, and kho kho, are becoming more popular. In 1984 one Tanzeem, Eslah-e-moashra, was established. This club had participated in the cricket tournament of Rasheed Pur was declared winner of any cricket tournament and awarded the "Discipline Cup" due to the extra ordinary discipline of players.

Apart from above two more social group of youngsters were estabalished during 1989-90 in Malmal called "Barg-e-Nau" and "Subh-e-Nau". Under them several inter-village level of sports competition were held which tremendously led upliftment of sports culture in youth in Malamal and allied village. The main events were swimming, Marathon and its variants(frog race, jalebi race etc.)& Cycling.

References[edit]

Raj Darbhanga : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj_Darbhanga

Madhubani : http://madhubani.bih.nic.in/

Bihar : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bihar

Malmal : http://allaboutbihar.com/districts/madhubani/villages/malmal_426300.php

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