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About East Champaran District (East Champaran Jila)

East Champaran district (Purvi Champaran Zila) is one of the famous district in Bihar. It is the second most populous district in Bihar after Patna. Motihari is the head-quarter of East Champaran district. It comes under Tirhut Division. East Champaran has an area of 3968 Sq. KM. Gandak, Budhi Gandak, Baghmati rivers flows through this district. Mahatama Gandhi started 'Satyagrah Andolan' from this district. The famous temple of Lord Shiva, Shree Someshwar Nath Temple is in Areraj of East Champaran. Millions of devotees come here every year to see Lord Shankar. Not only from East Champaran, people from nearby district also come to Areraj.

Vidhan Sabha in East Champaran District

Motihari,Harsidhi, Govindganj, Kesaria, Kalyanpur, Pipra are vidhan sabha in East Champaran Lok Sabha constituency.

How to reach East Champaran?

You can reach to East Champaran district by Road or by Train very easily from any part of India. There are trains like Saptkranti Superfast, Hamsafar Express, Garibrath Express by which you can reach different places in East Champaran from national capital New Delhi. Avadh Express, LTT-RXL AntYodaya Express runs between Mumbai to Raxaul via Motihari and Sagauli Jn. In East Champaran there is no airport for passenger flights. But you can land to Patna and then by road you can easily reach to East Champaran. There are many flights to Patna from major cities of India on daily basis. Patna to Motihari (Headquarter of East Champaran) is approximately 150 KM and it takes around 4-6 hrs. There are no direct trains between Patna and Motihari, but buses, taxies and cabs are easily available.

Education in East Champaran

East Champaran is a hub for education in Bihar. Motihari, the headquarter of East Champaran district has numerous coachings and institutes for Engineering, Medical and Government exam preparation. Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari is one of the central universities located in Motihari with multiple campuses. Motihari Engineering College,Government Polytechnic (Motihari) Munshi Singh College, L.N.D. College, Zila School, Mangal Seminary, MJK Girls High School, Gopal Shah High School are few names which irradiate light to the education corner of East Champaran.

Health and Medical Facilities in East Champaran

Sadar hospital is one of the popular government hospital in district. Apart from that there are numerous private hospitals and healt care labs with latest equipments.

East Champaran at a glance

RegionNorth Bihar
Population51 Lakhs
Literacy Rate55.79%
Area3,968 kmĀ²
MPShree Radha Mohan Singh (BJP)
No. of Blocks27
No. of Sub-divisions6
No. Villages1344
Key HighlightsAreraj Shiv Mandir, Motijheel, Champaran Satyagrah

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