Gamharia

Gamharia (गम्हरिया) is a village in the Gaya district of the Indian state of Bihar.

Gamharia

गम्हरिया
Village and city
Gamharia is located in Bihar
Gamharia
Gamharia
Location in Bihar, India
Gamharia is located in India
Gamharia
Gamharia
Gamharia (India)
Coordinates: 24°35′27″N 84°44′11″E / 24.59083°N 84.73639°ECoordinates: 24°35′27″N 84°44′11″E / 24.59083°N 84.73639°E
Country India
StateBihar
DistrictGaya
Elevation
159 m (522 ft)
sex
 • OfficialMaithali, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-BR
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest cityGaya, Kolkatta
Lok Sabha constituencyGaya
Avg. summer temperature30–48 °C (86–118 °F)
Avg. winter temperature20–3 °C (68–37 °F)

Commerce

The main markets are Sherghati, Chandiastan, Darioura and Gola Bazar (among the largest cattle markets in Bihar).

History

Gamharia experienced an Indian socialist revolution where the late Sri Tileswar Singh began his dramatically violent protests against the British in India.

His son, Late Sri Kedar Singh, works on development of the panchayat and became Mukhiya of Guneri Panchayat six consecutive times, earning him the nickname 'Mukhiyaji' after the Bihar Panchayat Election.

Notables

  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • Sri Tileshwar Singh
  • Sri Kedar Singh ( Mukhiyaji)
  • Shakil Ahmad of Sihuli, former MLA of Gurua.
  • Aditya Prasad (of the Sherghati Darbar House) was among the first in town to get a degree in engineering, in London in 1924.
  • Subodh Kumar Gupta I.A.S. Jharkhand Cadre
  • Professor Sheo Kumar Singh ( Department of Sociology, VBU Hazaribagh)
  • Storyteller Prabhat Manjudarshi
  • Professor Deepak Kumar Singh

Geography

It is about 45 km (28 mi) from Gaya, situated on Sher Shah Suri Marg (GT Road) between Kolkata and Delhi and is surrounded by the Kamaun range.

National Highway 2 passes through Gamharia, along with State highway 69. It is located on the Amritsar Delhi Kolkata industrial corridor.

Transport

Roadways

The Grand Trunk Road (NH-2) has undergone a revival through The Golden Quadrilateral project) crosses from Gamharia.

Rail

The nearest Railway Station, Gaya, is connected to Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro, Rourkela, Hazaribag, Kolkata, Varanasi, Allahabad, Kanpur, Delhi, Amritsar, and to the Pakistani cities of Lahore and Peshawar.

Airports

The nearest airport is Gaya Airport, the only international airport in Bihar and Jharkhand. It is served by Indian Airlines for domestic flights, while Sri Lankan Airlines, Drukair, Indian Airlines and Thai Airways connect Gaya to international destinations. The Gaya Airport is 5 kilometers from Bodh-Gaya.

Cuisine

Gamharia prefers a traditional Bihari cuisine. The most popular dishes include sattu, litti, pittha, pua, marua-ka-roti, bari-dal, sattu-ka-roti, baigan-bharta and sukhaota.

Local Muslims are fond of handa (meat cooked in mud vessels by burying them partially into the ground and eliminating metal from the cooking experience), palau, kawab, etc.

Education

The educational climate in Chandisthan has improved (at least at the school level) since DAV Public School opened its branch in town (around 1992). Locals tend to search elsewhere for higher studies.

Schools

  • Anugrah Narayan Shahdev High School (Suggi, Chandisthan)
  • Zenith Public School (Chandisthan)
  • Lakshami Devi Sarswati Shishu Mandir (Karamdih, Chandisthan)
  • Urdu Publick School (Gamharia)
  • Dr Zaheer Tishna Memorial School (co-education)[1]
  • Ranglal High School (Sherghati)
  • DAV Public School (co-education)
  • Gurukul Residential School (Sherghati)
  • Ramlal & Syam Lal Sanskrit Vidyalaya (Mahmadpur)
  • Gyan Deep Public School (Sherghati)
  • Heaven flower academy,jail road, Hamzapur, (Sherghati)

Universities and colleges

  • Shri Mahant Shatanand Giri College (Hamzapur, Sherghati)
  • Colour craft- A School of Designing & Printing

References

  1. ^ Dr Zaheer Tishna Memorial School

See also

Arka Jain University

Arka Jain University is located in Gamharia, Seraikela Kharsawan district, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. The university is also recognized by the University Grants Commission.

Chakradharpur railway division

Chakradharpur railway division is one of the four railway divisions under South Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. This railway division was formed on 14 April 1952 and its headquarter is located at Chakradharpur in West Singhbhum district of the state of Jharkhand of India.

Kharagpur railway division, Adra railway division and Ranchi railway division are the other three railway divisions under SER Zone headquartered at Garden Reach, Calcutta.

The Chakradharpur Railway Division extends from:

1. Asanboni station in Jharkhand to Jharsuguda station in Odisha on the Howrah - Mumbai Main Line, important stations in this route includes: Tatanagar, Chakradharpur, Rourkela and Jharsuguda.

Chakradharpur Division also includes the following lines:

2. Rajkharsawan station to Gua/Bolani Khadan in Jharkhand/Odisha respectively and from Padapahar station in Jharkhand to Jaroli station in Odisha, important stations in this route are Chaibasa, Dangoaposi, Noamundi, Barbil and Banspani.

3. Sini station to Manikui station and the Kandra-Gamharia stretch in the state of Jharkhand.

4. The Tatanagar station in Jharkhand to Gorumahisani/Badampahar stations via Rairangpur Jn. in Odisha.

5. Rourkela station to Bitmitrapur station in Odisha.

6. Bondamunda station to Barsuwan/Kiriburu via Bimlagarh Jn. in Odisha/Jharkhand respectively.

7. Bondamunda station to Nuagaon station in Odisha on the Bondamunda - Ranchi line.

8. Jharsuguda to Sardega New line for Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited in Odisha.

The Division serves three districts of Jharkhand (East and West Singhbhum and Saraikela-Kharsawan) and five districts of Odisha (Sundragarh, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar).

Tatanagar being the most important station of the Division, followed by Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Chakradharpur, etc. The main source of income of the division is from Freight and it is one of the highest earning Division out of 67 divisions of entire Indian Railways. The major components carried by Freight Trains in this section are Coal, Iron Ore, Finished Steel, Manganese and Limestone. In Financial Year 2016-17 Chakradharpur Division crossed loading capacity of 100 Million Tonnes and the target is increasing year on year. The major industries served by the division are Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Lafarge Cement, Associate Cement Company (ACC), Orissa Cement Ltd. (OCL), Bihar Sponge Iron, SAIL Gua/Kiriburu/Manoharpur, SAIL Rourkela, Vedanta Jharsuguda, Jindal(JSW), Adhunik Ispat Alloys, Usha Martin, Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd. (MCL), etc. and many other small and medium industries.

Chandil railway station

Chandil railway station serves Chandil in Seraikela Kharsawan district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Deo River

Deo River flows through West Singhbhum in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It rises on the western side of the Gamharia plateau and flows into the South Karo River after a course of about 35 miles (56 km). It receives the Puilgara, a fair-sized mountain stream, from the Santara forest block.

Fulbariya

Phulbariya is a town in Mirchaiya Municipality in Siraha District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. The formerly village development committee was merged to form new municipality since 18 May 2014 along with existing Rampur Birta, Malhaniyakhori, Radhopur, Ramnagar Mirchaiya, Phulbariya, Sitapur PraDa and Maheshpur Gamharia Village Development Committees. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6710 people living in 1273 individual households.

Gamhariya (community development block)

Gamhariya is one of the administrative divisions of Madhepura district in the Indian state of Bihar. The block headquarters are located at a distance of 18 km from the district headquarters, namely, Madhepura.

Kolhan University

Kolhan University is a university located at Chaibasa in West Singhbhum district in the state of Jharkhand, India.

Maheshpur

Maheshpur (literally, "the city of Mahesh") may refer to any of the following places:

Bangladesh

Maheshpur Upazila, Jhenaidah, KhulnaIndia

Maheshpur, Bihar, a village in Champaran

Maheshpur, Lakhisarai district, a village in Bihar

Maheshpur, Munger, a village in Bihar

Maheshpur block, Jharkhand

Maheshpur Raj, JharkhandNepal

Maheshpur, Mechi

Maheshpur, Narayani

Maheshpur Gamharia

Maheshpur Patari

Maheshpur Gamharia

Maheshpur Gamharia is a town in Mirchaiya Municipality in Siraha District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. The formerly village development committee was merged to form new municipality since 18 May 2014 along with existing Rampur Birta, Malhaniyakhori, Radhopur, Ramnagar Mirchaiya, Fulbariya, Sitapur PraDa and Maheshpur Gamharia Village Development Committees. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3174 people living in 589 individual households.

Malhaniya Gamharia

Malhaniya Gamharia is a village development committee in Siraha District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 2275 people living in 404 individual households.

Malhaniyakhori

Malhaniyakhori is a town in Mirchaiya Municipality in Siraha District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. The formerly village development committee was merged to form a new municipality on 18 May 2014 along with the existing Rampur Birta, Malhaniyakhori, Radhopur, Ramnagar Mirchaiya, Fulbariya, Sitapur PraDa and Maheshpur Gamharia Village Development Committees.At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3308 people living in 655 individual households.

Mirchaiya

Mirchaiya formerly known as Ramnagar Mirchaiya is a municipality in Siraha District in the Sagarmatha Zone (Eastern Development Region) of south-eastern Nepal. The municipality was established on 18 May 2014 by merging the existing Rampur Birta, Malhaniyakhori, Radhopur, Ramnagar Mirchaiya, Phulbariya, Sitapur PraDa and Maheshpur Gamharia Village Development Committees. At the time of the 2017 municipality records, it had a population of approx. 52,000 people living in approx 8,496 individual households. This is one of the main business markets for Katari and the southern part of the Siraha district. Raw material produced here includes padday, miazem, and sugar cane. Frequently used Language of Mirchaiya is Maithali. However, People of this locality is well educated they can speak English, Nepali, Hindi and some other local language according to their ethnicity (language carry forward from ancient period). The famous festival of Mirchaiya is Durgapuja (Dashain,Vijaya Dashami), Jhanda Mela, Holi, Chhat puja, Shreepanchami, Dipawali. The mode of transportation mostly used include: bus, car, bike, bicycle, rickshaw, tempo, and mini bus.

Mirchaiya is considered as a trade and economic center of Sagarmatha zone and some part of Udaypur district after lahan. It was primarily an agrarian economy, but it has evolved as trade and industrial center of the region. Residents of hilly and mountainous regions of Sagarmatha zone are largely dependent on Mirchaiya for their supplies.

Radhopur

Radhopur is a town in Mirchaiya Municipality in Siraha District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. The formerly village development committee was merged to form new municipality since 18 May 2014 along with existing Rampur Birta, Malhaniyakhori, Radhopur, Ramnagar Mirchaiya, Fulbariya, Sitapur PraDa and Maheshpur Gamharia Village Development Committees. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3608.

Rampur Birta, Sagarmatha

Rampur Birta is a town in Mirchaiya Municipality in Siraha District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. The formerly village development committee was merged to form new municipality since 18 May 2014 along with existing Rampur Birta, Malhaniyakhori, Radhopur, Ramnagar Mirchaiya, Fulbariya, Sitapur PraDa and Maheshpur Gamharia Village Development Committees. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4236.

Seraikela Kharsawan district

Seraikela-Kharsawan district or Saraikella and Kharaswan district: formerly the Princely State of Seraikella/Saraikella is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India. Seraikela town is the district headquarters of Saraikela Kharsawan district . The district is well known for Seraikela Chhau, one of the three distinctive styles of the chhau dance. This district was carved out from West Singhbhum district in 2001.

Siraha District

Siraha District (Nepali: सिराहा जिल्लाListen , a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Siraha as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,188 km². It has population of 637,328 in 2011.

Sitapur Pra. Da.

Sitapur Pra. Da. is a town in Mirchaiya Municipality in Siraha District in the Sagarmatha Zone of south-eastern Nepal. The formerly village development committee was merged to form new municipality since 18 May 2014 along with existing Rampur Birta, Malhaniyakhori, Radhopur, Ramnagar Mirchaiya, Fulbariya, Sitapur PraDa and Maheshpur Gamharia Village Development Committees. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4671 people living in 899 individual households.

Sonari Airport

Sonari Airport (IATA: IXW, ICAO: VEJS) is a public airport located in Jamshedpur, in the state of Jharkhand, India.

Xavier Institute for Tribal Education

Xavier Institute for Tribal Education (XITE) opened in 2007 in Gamharia, Jamshedpur, India. It is a registered charitable organization of the Jamshedpur Province of the Society of Jesus, affiliated with Kolhan University. The 34.5 acre campus is intended to accommodate classes from kindergarten through postgraduate, and also the Entrepreneurship Development center of the Jesuit Xavier School of Management in Jamshedpur. The complex currently includes Xavier School XITE.The Institute is involved in preparing students for the MBA admissions test and for railway and bank job competitions.

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