About Purba Champaran district:

Purba Champaran is a district in Bihar state, India. The total area of the district is 3,969 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 5082868 living in houses, among them male population is 2674037 and female population is 2408831. Sex ratio of the district is 902 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 55.79%.

Purba Champaran district vehicle registration code is BR 05. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Motihari.

Electricity board in Bihar:

  • Regulatory Commission - Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • Transmission Companies - Bihar State Power Transmission Company Ltd (BSPTC)
  • Distribution Companies - North Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd (NBPDC), South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd (SBPDC)

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • Single Phase with connected load less than 7 kW - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.00 per unit, 101 to 200 units = Rs.3.65 per unit, 201 to 300 units = Rs.4.35, 301 and above units = Rs.5.45
  • Three Phase with connected load more than 5 KW - 1 to 100 units = Rs.3.00 per unit, 101 to 200 units = Rs.3.65 per unit, 201 to 300 units = Rs.4.35, 301 and above units = Rs.5.45
Important Festivals of the district:

Dala Chhath, Deepawali (Diwali), Shravani Mela, Teej, Chitragupta Puja, Bihula-Bishari, Sonepur cattle fair, Saraswati Puja, Holi, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha, Muharram, Ram Navami, Rath yatra, Rakshabandhan, Maha Shivaratri, Durga Puja are the major festivals celebrated in Purba Champaran district.

Purba Champaran Cuisine:

Aloo gobi, Anarsa, Balushahi, Bhurta, Chaat, Chapati, Chinese bhel, Dahi vada, Dal, Gajar ka halwa, Ghugni, Gulab jamun, Handia, Kachori, Kheer, Mattar paneer, Okhlee, Pakora, Paratha, Rumali Roti, Saag, Sattu, Thekua, Tilkut, Vegetable tarkari are few of the many varieties of Purba Champaran.

Top tourist places in Purba Champaran:

Places of interest in Purba Champaran:

Kesaria Bodh Stupa, Areraj Mandir, Gandhi Sangrahalaya, Orwell's Birth Place, Balua Chowk are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Rice, Wheat, Maize, turmeric, urad, moong, gram, peas, lentils, khesaria are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Hotels in Purba Champaran:

  • Rajeshwari Palace Hotel, Motihari,Bank Road, Motihari, East Champaran, Bihar 845401
  • Hotel Simran,Bhawanipur Zirat, Motihari, Bihar 845401
  • Hotel Green Park,SH 54, Rajendra Nagar, Motihari, Bihar 845401
  • Hotel Aarti, National Highway 28A, Rajendra Nagar, Motihari, Bihar 845401
  • Hotel Jagat, Station Rd, Belbawana, Motihari, Bihar 845401

Theatres in Purba Champaran district:

  • Anupam Picture Palace - Main Market, Areraj
  • Om Talkies - Motihari Road, Turkaulia
  • Apsara Picture Palace - Bairgania Road, Dhaka
  • Roopmahal - Barachakiya, Barachakiya
  • Shivam Picture Palace - Gandhinagar Road, Gulwara Madhuban
  • Vaishnawi Picture Palace - Bara Bazar, Chauradano

Demographics:

C.D.Block in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Adapur 203,513 107,913 95,600
Areraj 137,909 73,041 64,868
Banjaria 162,684 86,088 76,596
Bankatwa 116,863 60,983 55,880
Chakia 195,590 101,014 94,576
Chiraia 276,809 146,459 130,350
Dhaka 276,081 144,833 131,248
Ghorasahan 174,864 92,262 82,602
Harsidhi 222,551 116,865 105,686
Kalyanpur 267,568 137,739 129,829
Kesaria 175,595 92,003 83,592
Kotwa 168,788 89,046 79,742
Madhuban 143,250 75,400 67,850
Mehsi 147,145 77,313 69,832
Motihari 237,818 126,392 111,426
Narkatia 170,758 89,659 81,099
Paharpur 183,018 95,945 87,073
Pakri Dayal 116,634 60,240 56,394
Patahi 166,445 87,494 78,951
Phenhara 80,329 42,706 37,623
Piprakothi 77,089 40,837 36,252
Ramgarhwa 200,998 106,637 94,361
Raxaul 176,492 92,921 83,571
Sangrampur 144,071 74,950 69,121
Sugauli 191,992 101,093 90,899
Tetaria 102,808 54,212 48,596
Turkaulia 180,366 94,136 86,230
Banks and their branches:
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