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Village of IAS and IPS officers

The small village in Uttar Pradesh has the potential to run the administrative affairs of the entire country, quite literally! Madhopatti village in Jaunpur district which as 75 households has an astounding 47 IAS officers. The village also holds a… Continue Reading →

Asia’s largest Animal Fair

The Sonepur Cattle Fair is held on Kartik Poornima (the full moon day) in the month of November in Sonepur, Bihar, on the confluence of river Ganges and Gandak.It is also known as Harihar Kshetra Mela and it attracts visitors… Continue Reading →

Gandhi setu

Mahatma Gandhi Setu (also called Gandhi Setu or Ganga Setu) is a bridge over the river Ganges connecting Patna in the south to Hajipur in the north of Bihar.Its length is 5,575 metres (18,291 ft) and it is one of… Continue Reading →

Rihand dam

Rihand DamĀ  is a concrete gravity dam located at Pipri in Sonbhadra District in Uttar Pradesh, India. Its reservoir area is on the border of Madhya pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. This reservoir is known as Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar. It… Continue Reading →

Second largest Animal Fair In India

Bateshwar fair Every year late Oct. to Early Nov. a large cattle fair is held at Bateshwar (the exact dates depends on the lunar calendar and vary each year). Coincides with the most auspicious period for praying at Bateshwar and… Continue Reading →

Dashrath Manjhi – Mountain Man

Dashrath Manjhi also known as “Mountain Man” was a poor laborer in Gehlaur village, near Gaya in Bihar, India, who carved a path through a mountain using only a hammer and chisel.After 22 years of work, Dashrath shortened travel between… Continue Reading →

Madhubani art

Madhubani painting or Mithila painting is a style of Hindu Painting, practiced in the Mithila region of Nepal and in Indian States of Bihar. Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks, using natural dyes and pigments, and… Continue Reading →

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