Tilouthu

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Tilouthu
Country  India
State Bihar
District Rohtas
Languages
 • Official Urdu, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 821312
Nearest city Dehri-on-sone
Literacy 95 percent%
Lok Sabha constituency Sasaram
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sasaram
Website rohtas.nic.in

Tilothu is a little town in Rohtas district, Bihar, India, 15 km from Dehri-on-Sone. This city got its name from Lord Tileshwarnath, a form of Lord Shiva.

It was ruled over by Raja Shahmal before independence whose fort still refresh the reminiscences of its owner.

Kaimur pahari stands erect in the west of the city whereas the river Sone blesses the farmers with its water in the east.

It may be developed as a tourist place. A waterfall is located at the far end of this small city. It has religious importance i.e. one of Maa Shakti's forms in form of a cave is located alongside the waterfall. The waterfall is a hot spot of picnic for people from the near villages. The negligence attitude and the fear of naxalites hinders the required exposure to this place.

Tilothu cattle fair is considered to be the largest cattle fair in the state. This town is well connected by road to an important junction Dehri-on-Sone.

Ancient Radhe Krishna Temple

For primary education, a lot of government supported and private schools are there, where one can get education in Hindi medium as well as English. A few of the famous schools are Sarswati Shishu Mandir, Amaltas Niketan and Tilouthu High School. For higher education, there is one undergrad college, Radha Shanta College. Nearest villages Babuganj, Saraiya, Mirasarai, Maharajganj, etc. Amaltas College of Education is opening up in July 2016 for a residential program in B.Ed. and D.El.Ed. courses.

This city is very popular among nearby villages as a place of worship of Lord Shiva.

There are many historical places which are of interest to tourists. The Radhe Krishna temple is more than 350 years old. It is situated on the holy bank of the river Sone. This temple was created by Raja Shahmal and it seem to be to most prestigious places in that time.