Shree Banshidhar Nagar
|Block||Shree banshidhar nagar|
|• MLA||Bhanu Pratap Sahi|
|Elevation||248 m (814 ft)|
|• Official||Bhojpuri, Hindi|
|Time zone||UTCIST(UTC+5:30) (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||JH 14|
Shree Banshidhar Nagar (Old name - Nagar Untari) is one of the administrative block of Garhwa district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 40 km towards west from District headquarters Garhwa. It is a Block headquarter in Bhawanathpur Bidhansabha. Shree Banshidhar Nagar Surrounded by Four States (Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh).
Shree Banshidhar Nagar is a small town located in the Garhwa district of Jharkhand state, India. Ranchi is the state capital for Shree Banshidhar Nagar. Ranchi is located around 212.5 km away from Shree Banshidhar Nagar.
This place is famous for Baba Shree Bansidhar temple and Raja Pahari temple . Shree Banshidhar temple contains century old gold statue of Radha-Krishna and Raja Pahari(Shiva Temple) located at the Top of a Hill.
Shree Banshidhar Nagar lies between 23°50′ and 24°8′ north latitude and between 83°55′ and 84°30′ east longitude. It is bordered on the north by Bihar and on the east by the Palamu district, on the south by Chhattisgarh and on the west by Uttar Pradesh. This covers an area of 5043.8 km² and has a population of 46079 approximately. The surrounding nearby villages and its distance from Shree Banshidhar Nagar are Kushdand 0.4 km, Chitvishram 1.5 km, Tharakiya 6 km, Puraini 1.6 km, Jangipur 3.4 km, Bhojpur 3.7 km, Garbandh 7.2 km, Bilaspur 7.8 km. The following table shows other railway stations and its distance from Shree banshidhar nagar Untari.
- Shree Banshidhar Nagar - 0.0 km
- Wyndhamganj - 10.4 km.
- Ramna - 11.7 km.
- Mahuariya - 20.4 km
- Meralgram - 23.2 km.
- Garhwa - 33.9 km.
- Garhwa Road - 48.7 km.
The other nearest state capital from Shree Banshidhar Nagar is Lucknow, Patna and Raipur. Shree Banshidhar Nagar is a village panchayat located in the Garhwa district of Jharkhand state, India. The latitude 24.28 and longitude 83.50 are the geocoordinate of the Shree Banshidhar Nagar. Ranchi is the state capital for Shree Banshidhar Nagar village. It is located around 212.5 km away from Shree banshidhar nagar. The other nearest state capital from Shree Banshidhar Nagar is Lucknow and its distance is 258.5 km. The other surrounding state capitals are Patna 221.4 km, Lucknow 385.9 km, Bhubaneswar 507.1 km.
Shree Banshidhar Nagar (earlier named as Nagar Untari) is a Royal estate which was once ruled by the Deo Family. Bhaiya Rudra Pratap Deo was the last ruler to have ruled the place. Bhaiya Shankar pratap deo Son of Bhaiya Rudra Pratap Deo has two sons Raj Rajendra Pratap Deo and Anant Pratap Deo. Shankar Pratap Deo was a former minister in government of Bihar and multiple times member of legislative assembly. The family owns a magnificent Palace in the city which is very near to shree bansidhar mandir and is a sight to view. The family still stays in the Palace and are actively involved in the state politics. Present family head is Raja Raj Rajendra Pratap Deo.
According to 2011 census Shree Banshidhar Nagar has population of 49050. It has a population density of 352 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,440/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–11 was 28.9%. Shree Banshidhar Nagar has a sex ratio of 987 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 42.13%.
Languages spoken here Hindi, include Asuri, an Austroasiatic language spoken by approximately 17,000 in India, largely in the southern part of Palamu; and Bhojpuri, a tongue in the Bihari language group with almost 40 000 000 speakers, written in both the Devanagari and Kaithi scripts.
- Durga Puja
- Chhath Puja
- Ram Navami
- Id-ul fitr
- Eid al-Adha
- Basant Panchami
- Makar Sankranti
- Shri krishna janmastmi
- Market: A small market called as Shree Banshidhar Nagar bazar is situated in middle of the block.
- Railway Station Nagar untari is a famous railway station connected to Gahrwa and Renukoot cental government approved to rename this railway station on name of Lord Shri Krishna as Shree Banshidhar Nagar railway station .
- Hospital Trauma Centre Hospital Shree Banshidhar Nagar is one of the famous hospital at Shree Banshidhar Nagar.
- Sukhaldari: This is a beautiful Waterfall located in Dhurki, Shree Banshidhar Nagar. Many People comes here for bath in Festivals.
It is specially known for "Makar Sankranti" festival.
- Shree Banshidhar Temple: This is a very old "Radha-Krishna" temple. This temple contains Gold Statues of God.This is also an attractive place to visit in Shree banshidhar nagar.
- Raja Pahari: This is a Shiva temple known for placed at Hill. approximately 300 m (980 ft) above the ground level.
- M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "Asuri: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
- M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "Bhojpuri: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 30 September 2011.