Saran division

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Saran division, Bihar
Saran division.svg
Location of Saran division in Bihar
Districts Saran, Siwan and Gopalganj.
Headquarters Chhapra
Population (2011) 9,819,311
Commissioner Prabhat Shankar[1]
Website sarandivision.bih.nic.in

Saran division is an administrative geographical unit of Bihar state of India. Chhapra is the administrative headquarters of the division. Currently (2005), the division consists of Saran District, also called Chhapra District, Siwan District, Gopalganj District.

Hathwa Raj was a zamindari in the Saran Division of Bihar belonging to Bhumihar Brahmins which encompassed 1,365 villages, was inhabited by more than 391,000 people, and produced an annual rental of almost a million rupees.[2]

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  1. ^ "Govt shifts 12 IAS officials, five get additional charge". The Times of India. 10 May 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Yang, Anand A. (1999). Bazaar India: Markets, Society, and the Colonial State in Bihar. University of California Press. pp. 305 (at page 69). ISBN 978-0-520-21100-1. 

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Coordinates: 25°47′05″N 84°43′39″E / 25.7848°N 84.7274°E / 25.7848; 84.7274