Raghopur, Vaishali

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Raghopur
Community development block
Raghopur is located in Bihar
Raghopur
Raghopur
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°34′N 85°21′E / 25.56°N 85.35°E / 25.56; 85.35Coordinates: 25°34′N 85°21′E / 25.56°N 85.35°E / 25.56; 85.35
Country  India
State Bihar
District Vaishali
Government
 • Type Community development block
Elevation 46 m (151 ft)
Languages
 • Official Maithili, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 844508
Telephone code 06224
ISO 3166 code IN-BR
Lok Sabha constituency Hajipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Raghopur

Raghopur is a community development block in Vaishali district of Bihar. Situated between two streams of the Ganges river, it is a river island. It is connected to Patna by Pipa pul.

Geography[edit]

Surrounded by the Ganges on all sides, Raghopur consists mainly of alluvial soil. Every year this area gets submerged by water due to flood by the Ganges. This has been helpful to Raghopur in way that flood also brings new layer of soil that makes this area fertile.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Raghopur had a population of 187,722. Males constitute 54% of the population. Raghopur has an average literacy rate of 33%. The villages in Raghopur includes Paharpur, Jurawanpur, Fatehpur, Birpur, Chaksingar, Rampur, Shiv Nagar etc.Among all Birpur is the largest village in this Block.

About Birpur

[2]Birpur is the largest village in Raghopur Block, people of this village are migrant Rjaputs from Rajsthan during Mugal Period. Birpur village named upon one of those migrant called Bir Singh from Jhodhpur. They all are from the same clan of Rathod(rathore)of Jhodhpur(Mewar). Nearest city of the birpur is bakhtiyarpur and khushropur. Birpur panchayat has been divided into two panchayats known as birpur purbi(east) and birpur paschhimi(west). Local language of birpur is BAJJIKA. Most of the peoples of this village are farmers.

List of schools in birpur: 1. Govt. middle school, Fenuabad, birpur 2. Govt. middle school, Sengar tola, Birpur 3. Harizon middle school, birpur purbi 4. govt. High school, birpur 5. Shishu gyan shala, birpur,raghopur, vaishali

List of Temples in birpur: 1.Mahavireshwar nath mandir,uparki tola, birpur 2.Maa Kaali mandir, birpur purbi 3.janakeshwar nath mandir, birpur,purbi 4.Maa durga mandir,saat gharr, birpu 5.Maa Durga mandir, birpur purbi 6.shiv mandir, uparki tola, birpur

List of Hospitals in birpur: There are no any hospital in birpur village. For better treatment peoples of this village used to go to nearest cities like bakhtiyarpur, khushropur, fatuha and patna. one Hospital APHC BIRPUR RAGHOPUR VAISHALI is there but doctor never comes to the hospital.

About Chaksingar

Chaksingar is a Village in Raghopur Block in Vaishali District of Bihar State, India. It belongs to Tirhut Division . It is located 27 km towards South from District headquarters Hajipur. 30 km from State capital Patna Chaksingar Pin code is 844508 and postal head office is Raghopur . Chaksingar is surrounded by Khusrupur Block towards South, Fatuha Block towards west, Bidupur Block towards North, Mahnar Block towards East . Fatwah, Mahnar Bazar, Bakhtiarpur, Hajipur are the nearby Cities to Chaksingar.This Place is in the border of the Vaishali District and Patna District. Patna District Khusrupur is South towards this place . Also it is in the Border of other district Nalanda .

Demographics of Chaksingar

Maithili is the Local Language here. The people of this village are migrant Rjaputs from Mahotsava Nagar or Mahoba. They are regarded to be Chandravanshi; i.e., the descendants of Soma (Sanskrit literal meaning: moon).

Transport[edit]

Nearest town to Raghopur is Patna and Hajipur. Nearest railway station is Khoosarupur. Nearest Airport is in Patna. There is only one seasonal road link (pipapul) that connects it to Patna, Fatuha. Apart from that Boat is majorly used to reach here.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is main source of income for inhabitant of this river island. Main crop is Wheat, Rice, Maize, Tobacco etc. Raghopur people has a long tradition of joining army. Majority of service class is in defense forces. There are no industry situated in this area because of inaccessibility and poor transportation facility.

Education[edit]

Raghopur has many government school till 10th level. Higher education facility is not available, because of this reason lot of students migrate from this area and settle in Patna or Hajipur.

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