07-08.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Centre’s paddy procurement policy helps farmers in Bihar   The Centre’s decision to allow procurement of paddy even with 19% moisture content has given a big fillip to the paddy procurement drive as being done and managed by 6,598 Primary Agriculture Credit Societies (PACSs) and vyapar mandals active in the state.   Normally, the … Read more

24-25 .12.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   New airports to come up in Darbhanga, Purnia: Bihar CM Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that new airports will be developed in Darbhanga and Purnia, two northern districts of the state.   He said the state government has “committed” land to the Centre for this purpose.   Kumar made the announcement … Read more

Famous Personalities of Bihar 4

Famous Personalities of Bihar 4 Kunwar Singh Kunwar Singh (1777 – 26 April 1858) was a notable leader during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. He belonged to a royal Ujjainiya(Panwar) Rajput house of Jagdispur, currently a part of Bhojpur district, Bihar, India. At the age of 80, he led a select band of armed soldiers against the troops under the command of the British East … Read more

District and Divisions of Bihar part 4

Nawada Nawada district is one of the thirty-seven districts of Bihar state, India, and Nawada town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Nawada district occupies an area of 2492 km² and has a population of 1,809,425 (as of 2001). Headquarters: Nawadah Area: 2,494 km Population: Total: 1359694 Rural: 1265138 Urban: 94556 Sub Divisions: Nawadah, Rajauli Blocks: Kauakol,Varsaliganj, Nawadah, … Read more

District and Divisions of Bihar part 3

Gopalganj Gopalganj is a town, municipality and headquarters of Gopalganj district in the Indian state of Bihar. Modern District of Gopalganj was established on October 2, 1973. Gopalganj district covers 2,033 square kilometres (785 sq mi) in area and ranks as the 26th largest district in the state of Bihar. The district is mostly plains and fertile land. In the district’s western part, the Gandak river flows southwards. It … Read more

Major Dynasties of Bihar

Major Dynasties of Bihar Dynasties of Bihar include Gupta dynasty, Yaduvanshis and Kachwaha dynasty and few other lesser prominent ones. Bihar has experienced various invasions from different dynasties. Starting from the Neolithic age to 1600 century Bihar was ruled by large and small dynasties. As sometimes it was occupied under whole of India as in … Read more

Art Forms of Bihar

Art Forms of Bihar Registered Geographical Indications (GI) belonging to Bihar are-   MADHUBANI PAINTINGS (Registered G.I. as a Handicraft) Madhubani painting is also known as Mithila Paintings as it is practiced in the Mithila Region of Bihar. Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and match-sticks using natural dye and mineral pigments. There … Read more

Fairs and Festivals of Bihar

Fairs and Festivals of Bihar Sonepur Cattle Fair Legend apart, the famous Sonepur fair in more of a cattle trading centre where incredible number of birds and cattle are brought from different parts of the country. Besides, the bewildering array of wares are on sale and add to this the numerous folk shows about which … Read more

Folk Dances of Bihar

Folk Dances of Bihar TheFolk Dances of Bihar are:  Bidesia Dance: Bidesia is a very popular Folk Dances of Bihar. It is a Folk theatre form that is prevalent  in the Bhojpuri-Speaking regions of Bihar. Bihari Thakur is believed to be the father of this Dance form.He raised conflicting issues prevailing in the Society. Themes … Read more

Folk Songs of Bihar

Folk Songs of Bihar During the famous chhath parva of Bihar, there is much music and a lot of singing of Folk Songs of Bihar, both at home and on the river bank.The historical ballads dealing with the heroic deeds of the freedom fighter Kunwar Singh have also been immortalized through Folk Songs of Bihar … Read more

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