Deoghar

Deoghar is the headquarters of the Deoghar District in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. The famed Baidyanath Temple is located here.

Deoghar
City
Deoghar is located in Jharkhand
Deoghar
Deoghar
Deoghar is located in India
Deoghar
Deoghar
Coordinates: 24°29′N 86°42′E / 24.48°N 86.7°ECoordinates: 24°29′N 86°42′E / 24.48°N 86.7°E
CountryIndia
StateJharkhand
DistrictDeoghar
Government
 • BodyDeoghar Municipal Corporation
Area
 • Total337 km2 (130 sq mi)
Elevation
254 m (833 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total203,116
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
814112
Telephone code06432
Vehicle registrationJH-15
Sex ratio921 /
Lok Sabha constituencyGodda
Vidhan Sabha constituencyDeoghar
Websitehttps://deoghar.nic.in/

Geography

Part of the interior of an Hindoo Temple, at Deo, in Bahar, from Rees's Cyclopedia, 1802
Part of the interior of a Hindu Temple, at Deo, in Bahar, from Rees's Cyclopedia, 1802

Deoghar is located at 24°29′N 86°42′E / 24.48°N 86.7°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 255 metres (833 feet).

Culture

Deoghar city is also called as cultural capital of jharkhand[2]

Universities and colleges

Demographics

As of 2011 India census,[3] Deoghar has a population of 203,116 and 17.62% of the population is under 6 years of age.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Deoghar, India". www.fallingrain.com.
  2. ^ {Url=http://www.uniindia.com/news/others/deoghar-to-get-status-of-cultural-capital-of-jharkhand/11368.html}
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.

External links

  • Deoghar travel guide from Wikivoyage
All India Institutes of Medical Sciences

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Baidyanath Temple

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, also known as Baba Baidyanath dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.According to Hindu beliefs, the demon king Ravana worshipped Shiva at the current site of the temple to get the boons that he later used to wreak havoc in the world. Ravana offered his ten heads one after another to Shiva as a sacrifice. Pleased with this, Shiva descended to cure Ravana who was injured. As he acted as a doctor, he is referred to as Vaidhya ("doctor"). From this aspect of Shiva, the temple derives its name.

Baidyanath original Baijunath or Baijnath 1596 by Puran Mal

Laxmi Narayan Mandir by Vamdev appox. 1630 to 1640

Savitri (Tara) Mandir by Kshemakaran 1692

Parvati Mandir by Ratnapani approx.1701 to 1702

Kali Mandir by Jaynarayan 1712

Ganesh Mandir by Tikaram 1762

Surya Mandir by Ram Datta approx. 1782 to 1793

Annapurna Mandir in 1782, Surya Mandir, Saraswati Mandir, Ram Chandra Mandir, Bagula Devi Mandir, by Ram Datta approx. 1782 to 1793

Anand Bhairav Mandir Started by Anand Datta and completed by Sravanadand 1810 to 1823

Bhavabhushan Mitra

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Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (BIT Mesra) is an Indian institute of higher education and a deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act. It was established in the year 1955 at Mesra, Ranchi in the state of Jharkhand, India by the philanthropist and industrialist Late Shri. B. M. Birla. The institute was later headed by Late Shri G.P Birla and the present chairman of the board of governors is Shri C.K Birla.

The main campus at Mesra is a wholly residential campus. Following the establishment of the main campus in Mesra, extension centres have been established in several regions of India including Jaipur, Noida, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Deoghar, and University Polytechnic (Ranchi) as well as offshore centres in Ras al-Khaimah, UAE and Muscat, Oman.

Every year students are admitted strictly based on Merit assessed by All India Rank (AIR) in JEE-Main-CSAB, GATE and AIPMT for its various courses.

Deoghar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Deoghar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Deoghar (community development block)

Deoghar is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Deoghar district, Jharkhand state, India.

Deoghar Airport

Simra Deoghar International Airport (ICAO: IN-0090) is an International airport located at New Deoghar, in the state of Jharkhand, India. The airport is spread over 654 acres.

The Jharkhand government signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Airports Authority of India and DRDO in March 2017, to develop the airport, to promote religious tourism in the state.AAI proposed to upgrade the airport for operation of A-320 type of aircraft at a cost of INR 350 Crore. The upgrade includes extension of existing two runway of 2,700 metres and 3200 metres, construction of a 5,200 square metre terminal building to handle 200 passengers per hour, a mobile air traffic control, apron, taxiways and an isolation bay. A DVOR/DME navigational facility is also planned.

Deoghar district

Deoghar district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India, and Deoghar town is the administrative headquarters of this district. This district is known for the Baidyanath Jyotirlinga shrine. This district is part of Santhal Pargana division. Deoghar is a Hindi word and the literal meaning of ‘Deoghar’ is abode (‘ghar’) of the Gods and Goddesses (‘dev’). Deoghar is also known as “Baidyanath Dham”, “Baba Dham”, “B. Deoghar”.

Devipur, Deoghar

Devipur is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Deoghar district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 22 km from Deoghar, the district headquarters.

Godda (Lok Sabha constituency)

Godda Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jharkhand state in eastern India. This constituency covers the entire Godda district and parts of Deoghar and Dumka districts.

Jasidih Junction railway station

The Jasidih Junction, station code JSME, is the railway station serving the city of Jasidih in the Deoghar district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Jasidih–Dumka–Rampurhat line

Jasidih–Dumka–Rampurhat line is a section of Indian Railways under the Asansol division of the Eastern Railway. The single broad gauge 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) track was constructed from Jasidih city in Deoghar District in Santhal Pargana division of Jharkhand state to Rampurhat in Birbhum District of West Bengal state. The line connects the cultural capital of Jharkhand' Deoghar to the subcapital of Jharkhand, Dumka.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Deoghar

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Deoghar (JNV Deoghar) is a school in Deoghar town of Jharkhand, India. It is one of the approximately 593 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in the country. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are schools for talented children generally from poor families. They form a part of the system of gifted education. The objectives of the scheme are to provide education to talented children predominantly from the rural areas, irrespective of their family's socio-economic condition. As much as 80% of the seats are reserved for candidates from the rural areas of the district.

Karon, Deoghar

Karon (officially Karon Gram) is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Deoghar district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 48 km from Deoghar, the district headquarters.

Madhupur (community development block)

Madhupur is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Deoghar district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 29 km from Deoghar, the district headquarters.

Mohanpur, Deoghar

Mohanpur is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Deoghar district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 14 km from Deoghar, the district headquarters.

Sarath, Deoghar

Sarath is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Deoghar district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 37 km from Deoghar, the district headquarters.

Sarwan, Deoghar

Sarwan is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Deoghar district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 14 km from Deoghar, the district headquarters.

Satsanga Deoghar disaster

Satsang Deoghar disaster is a human stampede that occurred on 24 September 2012, in which twelve people died and thirty people were injured at the Satsang Ashram in Deoghar, Jharkhand.The tragedy occurred when over two lakh (200,000) devotees assembled in the satsang complex in the prayer hall at the samadhi of Sree Sree Thakur Anukulchandra to celebrate the 125th birthday of the revered sreeguru.

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