Nirmali

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Nirmali
Town
Nirmali is located in Bihar
Nirmali
Nirmali
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 26°19′N 86°35′E / 26.32°N 86.58°E / 26.32; 86.58Coordinates: 26°19′N 86°35′E / 26.32°N 86.58°E / 26.32; 86.58
Country India
DistrictSupaul district
Elevation
59 m (194 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total20,173
Languages
 • OfficialMaithili, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencySupaul
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNirmali

Nirmali is a town and a notified area in Supaul district in the Indian state of Bihar.

Geography[edit]

Nirmali is located at 26°19′N 86°35′E / 26.32°N 86.58°E / 26.32; 86.58.[1] It has an average elevation of 59 metres (193 feet). It has an area of 5.3 km².[2] It Is Surrounded with RING DAM. It is near to the kosi River. On 18 August 2008, the Kosi river picked up an old channel it had abandoned over 100 years previously near the border with Nepal and India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 Nirmali had a population of 20,173.[3] Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Nirmali has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 49%. In Nirmali, 17.6% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Nirmali is on the Barauni–Gorakhpur, [Raxaul and Jainagar],[Saharsa and Forbishganj],[Darbhanga and Patna],[Gopalganj and Delhi].

Bus Transport[edit]

Bus Transport for other city of Bihar- Patna, Darbhanga, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Purnea, Katihar, Forbesganj, Saharsa, Supaul

Inter State city Bus Transport- Delhi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Noida, Gurgaon, Ranchi, Siliguri, Kolkata

Bus transport for other country- Kathmadu (Nepal), Raj Viraj (Nepal), Janakpur (Nepal)

Notable events[edit]

President special train has been used twice in Indian history. The first was used by Dr. Rajendra Prasad to come from Patna to Nirmali.

Nirmali, a small town in the arms of two well known rivers, Koshi & Balaan. The famous leader Jayaprakash Narayan took refuge here after breaking away from Hanuman nagar Jail (Nepal) during the freedom struggle. The town has been famous for its extensive rice production.

Prime MInister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee Who came in 2002 for Excerpt of Kosi Mahasetu Bridge. In 2002, Maithili was included in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution, which allows it to be used in education, government, and other official contexts. It is recognized as one of the largest languages in India and is the second most widely used language in Nepal. Nirmali College, Nirmali was established in 10 August 1964.

During the floods in 1948, 1949, 1954, 1955, 1958, 1987, 2004, 2008 etc., it has severely affected the convex bends of western bank at several places like NIMALI

People in Bihar Politics[edit]

Hari Prasad Sah was the Panchayati Raj minister in Government of Bihar. He was the MLA from Laukha Vidhan sabha constituency.

 Education Centres 
  1. PROJECT GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL,NIRMALI
  2. BOYS HIGH SCHOOL,NIRMALI
  3. HPS COLLEGE NIRMALI,SUPAUL
  4. Technical Classes
 Banks
  1. State Bank of India
  2. Central Bank of India
  3. HDFC Bank
  4. Bank of India

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