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About Motihari

Motihari, the headquarter of district East Champaran, a well known district in state of Bihar. Motihari has an important role in the Satyagraha movement. Motihari was the place from which Mahatma Gandhi started the movement. To know more about Satyagrah andolan, please click here. You may read about Satyagrah andolan in hindi here. Prior to 1st Dec 1977, there was a single district called "Champaran". 1st Dec 1977, the district was divided into 2 parts called (Purvi Champaran) East Champaran and (Paschimi Champaran) West Champaran . Bettiah became the headquarter of West Champaran and Motihari became headquarter of East Champaran.

Motihari is situated 165 KM away from Patna, which is capital city of Bihar and around 80 KM from Muzaffarpur which a well known city in Bihar. Muzaffarpur is famous for "Sudha Milk Dairy" and "Litchi".

Motihari is divided by a jheel called "Moti-Jheel". There is a bridge which connects both the parts of town. On this bridge there are open markets of cloths, fish, plastic items which are available at low cost. Meena Bazaar is a hub for all types of market, ie. electronics, cloths, kitchen items, fruits, vegetables etc.

The History of Motihari is very interesting. Click Here to read more about History of Motihari.

Lets move to education system in Motihari. Motihari is the second choice for students after Patna in Bihar. Motihari has numerous number of coachings, tuition centers, colleges with high quality of education. Munshi Singh college, L.N.D. College, Zila School, Mangal Seminary are some government institutions which are first choice of students of Motihari. A more details about Education in Motihari is here.

Motihari at a Glance

Area STD Code
3968.0 Sq. KM (East Champaran) 06252
DM Mayor
Shri Raman Kumar Shri Prakash Asthana
Longitude Nearest Places
Latitude Nearest Rail Station
Bapudham Motihari(BMKI)
Nearest Airport Nearest Bus Stand
Patna Chhatauni (Motihari)
Shri Upendra Kumar Sharma
Rainy Season Pin Code
Jul-Sep 845401
Vechile Code Time Zone
BR-05 IST (UTC+5:30)
Language Main Highlight
Bhojpuri/Hindi/Urdu Motijheel, Shiv Mandir(Areraj), Lauriya,Bodh Stup

Places in Motihari

Place NameDetailsDistance from Station(in km)
Balua ChowkBalua Golambar is the highlight of this chowk. Mainly medical shops, fruit shops are available at this Balua Chowk Motihari.1 KM
Meena BazaarMeena Bazaar is the main market of Motihari. People come here for various kind of shopping. Ready-Made Garments, Electronics, Sweet Shop, Jewelry Shop area available at Meena Bazaar market. People from out of Motihari also come here for shopping.3 KM
Pani Tanki Road  
Station Road 0 KM
Chandmari 0.5 KM
Krishna Nagar  
Azad Nagar  
Raja BazarFamous for Furniture and Electronic shops. While moving from Motihari railway station to Motihari court, Raja Bazar comes in the route.2KM

A flyover has been constructed in Balua Tal, Motihari. This flyover is spreaded from Balua Golambar to Zila School and Balua Golambar to Kachahri Road (Motihari Court Road).

Moti Jheel

Moti Jheel is the heart of Motihari. This is a small lake and which divides city in 2 part. Residentials and commercial buildings are placed on the bank of lake. In the lake fishermen and boating scene can be seen all the time.

Villages in Motihari

Lakhaura is situate between Motihari and Chhauradano. Lakhaura is situated 13 KM from Motihari. There are mainly two religion HINDU and ISLAM. Almost 70% hindus and 30% muslims are in this village.
Highlights of Lakhaura:- Maximum persons depended on agriculture,some are services holder,few are in civil servicess and few active in bussness. Youngers and elders are countinuty in education.
Two banks in this village P.N.B and S.B.I, an A.T.M of S.B.I is also in this village. A great market in this village. A largest "SHIVA TEMPLE" is in this village that situated near the market and bank of a pond. An Ice Cream factory is in Lakhaura village.
A great playground, Hospital,high school,middle school, pramary school,many private school(jeevan public school is famous) and lakhaura police station also here. One cinema hall.."Jai Mata Jee" available here for entertainment. Shared by : Rajdeep Aman (Lakhaura)

Blocks in Motihari