State Bihar at a Glance

State Punjab at a Bihar

State

Bihar

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Capital Patna
Date of Formation 22 March 1912
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Nitish Kumar

List of Chief Ministers of Punjab

First Chief Minister – Sri Krishna Singh

Governor Present Governor – Shri Phagu Chauhan

List of Governors of Punjab

First Governor – Jairamdas Daulatram

Seat of High Court Patna High Court (Patna)

List of Chief Justice of Patna High Court

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 16

1. Smt. Misha Bharti, Rashtriya Janata Dal
2. Shri Harivansh, Janata Dal (United)
3. Prof. Manoj Kumar Jha, Rashtriya Janata Dal
4. Shri Ahmad Ashfaque Karim, Rashtriya Janata Dal
5. Dr. Mahendra Prasad, Janata Dal (United)
6. Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Lok Janasakti Party
7. Smt. Kahkashan Perween, Janata Dal (United)
8. Shri Akhilesh Prasad Singh, Indian National Congress
9. Shri Bashistha Narain Singh, Janata Dal (United)
10. Shri Gopal Narayan Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party
11. Shri Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, Janata Dal (United)
12. Shri R. K. Sinha, Bharatiya Janata Party
13. Dr. C.P. Thakur, Bharatiya Janata Party
14. Shri Ram Nath Thakur, Janata Dal (United)
15. VACANT
16. VACANT

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 40

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Araria Present MP Singh, Shri Pradeep Kumar
2. Arrah Present MP Singh, Shri Raj Kumar
3. Aurangabad Present MP Singh, Shri Sushil Kumar
4. Banka Present MP Yadav, Shri Giridhari
5. Begusarai Present MP Singh, Shri Giriraj
6. Bhagalpur Present MP Mandal, Shri Ajay Kumar
7. Buxar Present MP Choubey, Shri Ashwini Kumar
8. Darbhanga Present MP Shri Gopal Jee Thakur
9. Gaya Present MP Kumar, Shri Vijay
10. Gopalganj Present MP Suman, Dr. Alok Kumar
11. Hajipur Present MP Paras, Shri Pashupati Kumar
12. Jahanabad Present MP Prasad, Shri Chandeshwar
13. Jamui Present MP Paswan, Shri Chirag
14. Jhanjharpur Present MP Mandal, Shri Rampreet
15. Karakat Present MP Singh, Shri Mahabali
16. Katihar Present MP Goswami, Shri Dulal Chandra
17. Khagaria Present MP Kaiser, Choudhary Mehboob Ali
18. Kishanganj Present MP Jawed, Dr. Mohammad
19. Madhepura Present MP Yadav, Shri Dinesh Chandra
20. Madhubani Present MP Yadav, Shri Ashok Kumar
21. Maharajganj Present MP Sigriwal, Shri Janardan Singh
22. Munger Present MP Singh, Shri Rajiv Ranjan (Lalan)
23. Muzaffarpur Present MP Nishad, Shri Ajay
24. Nalanda Present MP Kumar, Shri Kaushalendra
25. Nawada Present MP Singh, Shri Chandan
26. Paschim Champaran Present MP Jaiswal, Dr. Sanjay
27. Pataliputra Present MP Yadav, Shri Ram Kripal
28. Patna Sahib Present MP Prasad, Shri Ravi Shankar
29. Purnia Present MP Kumar, Shri Santosh
30. Purvi Champaran Present MP Singh, Shri Radha Mohan
31. Samastipur Present MP Ram Chandra Paswan
32. Saran Present MP Rudy, Shri Rajiv Pratap
33. Sasaram Present MP Paswan, Shri Chhedi
34. Sheohar Present MP Devi, Smt. Rama
35. Sitamarhi Present MP Sunil Kumar Pintu, Shri
36. Siwan Present MP Singh, Smt. Kavita
37. Supaul Present MP Kamait, Shri Dileshwar
38. Ujiarpur Present MP Rai, Shri Nityanand
39. Vaishali Present MP Devi, Smt. Veena
40. Valmiki Nagar Present MP Mahto, Shri Baidyanath Prasad

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 243

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Valmiki Nagar Present MLA Dhirendra Pratap Singh
2. Ramnagar Present MLA Bhagirathi Devi
3. Narkatiaganj Present MLA Vinay Varma
4. Bagaha Present MLA Raghaw Sharan Pandey
5. Lauriya Present MLA Vinay Bihar
6. Nautan Present MLA Narayan Prasad
7. Chanpatia Present MLA Prakash Rai
8. Bettiah Present MLA Madan Mohan Tiwar
9. Sikta Present MLA Khurshid Urf Firoj Ahmad
10. Raxaul Present MLA Ajay Kumar Singh
11. Sugauli Present MLA Ramchandra Sahni
12. Narkatia Present MLA Shamim Ahmad
13. Harsidhi Present MLA Rajendra Kumar
14. Govindganj Present MLA Raju Tiwar
15. Kesaria Present MLA Dr. Rajesh Kumar
16. Kalyanpur Present MLA Sachindra Prasad Singh
17. Pipra Present MLA Shyambabu Prasad Yadav
18. Madhuban Present MLA Rana Randhir
19. Motihari Present MLA Pramod Kumar
20. Chiraia Present MLA Lal Babu Prasad Gupta
21. Dhaka Present MLA Faisal Rahman
22. Sheohar Present MLA Sharfuddin
23. Riga Present MLA Amit Kumar
24. Bathnaha Present MLA Dinkar Ram
25. Parihar Present MLA Gaytri Devi
26. Sursand Present MLA Syed Abu Dojana
27. Bajpatti Present MLA Dr. Ranju Geeta
28. Sitamarhi Present MLA Sunil Kumar
29. Runnisaidpur Present MLA Mangita DevI
30. Belsand Present MLA Sunita Singh Chauhan
31. Harlakhi Present MLA Basant Kumar
32. Benipatti Present MLA Bhawana Jha
33. Khajauli Present MLA Sitaram Yadav
34. Babubarhi Present MLA Kapil Deo Kamat
35. Bisfi Present MLA Faiyaz Ahmad
36. Madhubani Present MLA Samir Kumar Mahaseth
37. Rajnagar Present MLA Ram Prit Paswan
38. Jhanjharpur Present MLA Gulab Yadav
39. Phulparas Present MLA Guljar Devi
40. Laukaha Present MLA Lakshmeshwar Roy
41. Nirmali Present MLA Anirudh Prasad Yadav
42. Pipra 1 Present MLA Yadubansh Kumar Yadav
43. Supaul Present MLA Bijendra Prasad Yadav
44. Triveniganj Present MLA Veena Bharti
45. Chhatapur Present MLA Niraj Kumar Singh
46. Narpatganj Present MLA Anil Kumar Yadav
47. Raniganj Present MLA Achmit Rishidev
48. Forbesganj Present MLA Vidya Sagar Keshri
49. Araria Present MLA Avidur Rahman
50. Jokihat Present MLA Sarfraz Alam
51. Sikti Present MLA Vijay Kumar Mandal
52. Bahadurganj Present MLA M.D. Tauseef Alam
53. Thakurganj Present MLA Naushad Alam (Tatpauwa)
54. Kishanganj Present MLA Dr Mohammad Jawaid
55. Kochadhaman Present MLA Mujahid Alam
56. Amour Present MLA Abdul Jalil Mastan
57. Baisi Present MLA Abdus Subhan
58. Kasba Present MLA Md. Afaque Alam
59. Banmankhi Present MLA Krishna Kumar Rishi
60. Rupauli Present MLA Bima Bharti
61. Dhamdaha Present MLA Leshi Singh
62. Purnia Present MLA Vijay Kumar Khemka
63. Katihar Present MLA Tarkishore Prasad
64. Kadwa Present MLA Shakeel Ahmad Khan
65. Balrampur Present MLA Mahboob Alam
66. Pranpur Present MLA Binod Kumar Singh
67. Manihari Present MLA Manohar Prasad Singh
68. Barari Present MLA Neeraj Kumar
69. Korha Present MLA Punam Kumari
70. Alamnagar Present MLA Narendra Narayan Yadav
71. Bihariganj Present MLA Niranjan Kumar Mehta
72. Singheshwar Present MLA Ramesh Rishidev
73. Madhepura Present MLA Chandra Shekhar
74. Sonbarsha Present MLA Ratnesh Sada
75. Saharsa Present MLA Arun Kumar
76. Simri Bakhtiarpur Present MLA Dinesh Chandra Yadav
77. Mahishi Present MLA Dr. Abdul Ghafoor
78. Kusheshwar Asthan Present MLA Shashi Bhusan Hazari
79. Gaura Bauram Present MLA Madan Sahni
80. Benipur Present MLA Sunil Choudhary
81. Alinagar Present MLA Abdul Bari Siddiqui
82. Darbhanga Rural Present MLA Lalit Kumar Yadav
83. Darbhanga Present MLA Sanjay Saraogi
84. Hayaghat Present MLA Amar Nath Gami
85. Bahadurpur Present MLA Bhola Yadav
86. Keoti Present MLA Faraz Fatmi
87. Jale Present MLA Jibesh Kumar
88. Gaighat Present MLA Maheshwar Prasad Yadav
89. Aurai Present MLA Surendra Kumar
90. Minapur Present MLA Rajeev Kumar Urf Munna Yadav
91. Bochaha Present MLA Beby Kumari
92. Sakra Present MLA Lal Babu Ram
93. Kurhani Present MLA Kedar Prasad Gupta
94. Muzaffarpur Present MLA Suresh Kumar Sharma
95. Kanti Present MLA Ashok Kumar Choudhary (Sadatpur)
96. Baruraj Present MLA Nand Kumar Rai
97. Paroo Present MLA Ashok Kumar Singh
98. Sahebganj Present MLA Ramvichar Rai
99. Baikunthpur Present MLA Mithilesh Tiwari
100. Barauli Present MLA Md Nematullah
101. Gopalganj Present MLA Subash Singh
102. Kuchaikote Present MLA Amrendra Kumar Pandey
103. Bhorey Present MLA Anil Kumar
104. Hathua Present MLA Ramsewak Singh
105. Siwan Present MLA Vyas Deo Prasad
106. Ziradei Present MLA Ramesh Singh Kushwaha
107. Darauli Present MLA Satyadeo Ram
108. Raghunathpur Present MLA Harishankar Yadav
109. Daraundha Present MLA Kavita Singh
110. Barharia Present MLA Shyam Bahadur Singh
111. Goriakothi Present MLA Satyadeo Prasad Singh
112. Maharajganj Present MLA Hem Narayan Sah
113. Ekma Present MLA Manoranjan Singh
114. Manjhi Present MLA Vijay Shanker Dubey
115. Baniapur Present MLA Kedar Nath Singh
116. Taraiya Present MLA Mudrika Prasad Roy
117. Marhaura Present MLA Jeetendra Kumar Rai
118. Chapra Present MLA Dr. C.N. Gupta
119. Garkha Present MLA Muneshwar Chaudhary
120. Amnour Present MLA Shatrudhan Tiwary
121. Parsa Present MLA Chandrika Rai
122. Sonepur Present MLA Dr. Ramanuj Prasad
123. Hajipur Present MLA Awadhesh Singh
124. Lalganj Present MLA Raj Kumar Sah
125. Vaishali Present MLA Raj Kishore Singh
126. Mahua Present MLA Tej Pratap Yadav
127. Raja Pakar Present MLA Shivchandra Ram
128. Raghopur Present MLA Tejashwi Prasad Yadav
129. Mahnar Present MLA Umesh Singh Kushwaha
130. Patepur Present MLA Prema Chaudhary
131. Kalyanpur (SC) Present MLA Maheshwar Hazari
132. Warisnagar Present MLA Ashok Kumar
133. Samastipur Present MLA Akhtarul Islam Shaheen
134. Ujiarpur Present MLA Alok Kumar Mehta
135. Morwa Present MLA Vidya Sagar Singh Nishad
136. Sarairanjan Present MLA Vijay Kumar Choudhary
137. Mohiuddinnagar Present MLA Ejya Yadav
138. Bibhutipur Present MLA Ram Balak Singh
139. Rosera Present MLA Dr. Ashok Kumar
140. Hasanpur Present MLA Raj Kumar Ray
141. Cheria Bariarpur Present MLA Kumari Manju Verma
142. Bachhwara Present MLA Ramdeo Rai
143. Teghra Present MLA Birendra Kumar
144. Matihani Present MLA Narendra Kumar Singh
145. Sahebpur Kamal Present MLA Shreenarayan Yadav
146. Begusarai Present MLA Amita Bhushan
147. Bakhri Present MLA Upendra Paswan
148. Alauli Present MLA Chandan Kumar
149. Khagaria Present MLA Poonam Devi Yadav
150. Beldaur Present MLA Panna Lal Singh Patel
151. Parbatta Present MLA Ramanad Prasad Singh
152. Bihpur Present MLA Varsha Rani
153. Gopalpur Present MLA Narendra Kumar Nira
154. Pirpainti Present MLA Ram Vilash Paswan
155. Kahalgaon Present MLA Sadanand Singh
156. Bhagalpur Present MLA Ajeet Sharma
157. Sultanganj Present MLA Subodh Roy
158. Nathnagar Present MLA Ajay Kumar Mandal
159. Amarpur Present MLA Janardan Manjhi
160. Dhauraiya Present MLA Manish Kumar
161. Banka Present MLA Ram Narayan Mandal
162. Katoria Present MLA Sweety Sima Hembram
163. Belhar Present MLA Giridhari Yadav
164. Tarapur Present MLA M L Choudhary
165. Munger Present MLA Vijay Kumar ”Vijay’
166. Jamalpur Present MLA Shailesh Kumar
167. Suryagarha Present MLA Prahlad Yadav
168. Lakhisarai Present MLA Vijay Kumar Sinha
169. Sheikhpura Present MLA Randhir Kumar Soni
170. Barbigha Present MLA Sudarshan Kumar
171. Asthawan Present MLA Jitendra Kumar
172. Biharsharif Present MLA Dr.Sunil Kumar
173. Rajgir Present MLA Ravi Jyoti Kumar
174. Islampur Present MLA Chandrasen Prasad
175. Hilsa Present MLA Atri Muni Urph Shakti Singh Yadav
176. Nalanda Present MLA Shrawon Kumar
177. Harnaut Present MLA Hari Narayan Singh
178. Mokama Present MLA Anant Kumar Singh
179. Barh Present MLA Gyanendra Kumar Singh
180. Bakhtiarpur Present MLA Ranvijay Singh
181. Digha Present MLA Sanjiv Chaurasia
182. Bankipur Present MLA Nitin Naveen
183. Kumhrar Present MLA Arun Kumar Sinha
184. Patna Sahib Present MLA Nand Kishore Yadav
185. Fatuha Present MLA Dr. Rama Nand Yadav
186. Danapur Present MLA Asha Devi
187. Maner Present MLA Bhai Virendra
188. Phulwari Present MLA Shyam Rajak
189. Masaurhi Present MLA Rekha Devi (Vill- Pabheda)
190. Paliganj Present MLA Jay Vardhan Yadav
191. Bikram Present MLA Siddharth
192. Sandesh Present MLA Arun Kumar
193. Barhara Present MLA Saroj Yadav
194. Arrah Present MLA Mohammad Nawaz Alam
195. Agiaon Present MLA Prabhunath Prasad
196. Tarari Present MLA Sudama Prasad
197. Jagdishpur Present MLA Ram Vishun Singh
198. Shahpur Present MLA Rahul Tiwary
199. Brahampur Present MLA Shambhu Nath Yadav
200. Buxar Present MLA Sanjay Kumar Tiwari
201. Dumraon Present MLA Dadan Yadav
202. Rajpur Present MLA Santosh Kumar Nirala
203. Ramgarh Present MLA Ashok Kumar Singh
204. Mohania Present MLA Niranjan Ram
205. Bhabua Present MLA Anand Bhushan Pandey
206. Chainpur Present MLA Brij Kishor Bind
207. Chenari Present MLA Lalan Paswan
208. Sasaram Present MLA Ashok Kumar
209. Kargahar Present MLA Bashisht Singh
210. Dinara Present MLA Jai Kumar Singh
211. Nokha Present MLA Anita Devi
212. Dehri Present MLA Mohammad Iliyas Hussain
213. Karakat Present MLA Sanjay Kumar Singh
214. Arwal Present MLA Ravindra Singh
215. Kurtha Present MLA Satyadeo Singh
216. Jahanabad Present MLA Mundrika Singh Yadav
217. Ghosi Present MLA Krishan Nandan Prasad Verma
218. Makhadumapur Present MLA Subedar Das
219. Goh Present MLA Manoj Kumar
220. Obra Present MLA Birendra Kumar Sinha
221. Nabinagar Present MLA Virendra Kumar Singh
222. Kutumba Present MLA Rajesh Kumar
223. Aurangabad Present MLA Anand Shankar Singh
224. Rafiganj Present MLA Ashok Kumar Singh
225. Gurua Present MLA Rajiv Nandan
226. Sherghati Present MLA Vinod Prasad Yadav
227. Imamganj Present MLA Jitan Ram Manjhi
228. Barachatti Present MLA Samta Devi
229. Bodh Gaya Present MLA Kumar Sarvjeet
230. Gaya Town Present MLA Prem Kumar
231. Tikari Present MLA Abhay Kumar Sinha
232. Belaganj Present MLA Surendra Prasad Yadav
233. Atri Present MLA Kunti Dev
234. Wazirganj Present MLA Awadhesh Kumar Singh
235. Rajauli Present MLA Prakash Veer
236. Hisua Present MLA Anil Singh
237. Nawada Present MLA Rajballabh Prasad
238. Gobindpur Present MLA Purnima Yadav
239. Warsaliganj Present MLA Aruna Devi
240. Sikandra Present MLA Sudhir Kumar Alias Banty Choudhary
241. Jamui Present MLA Vijay Prakash
242. Jhajha Present MLA Rabindra Yadav
243. Chakai Present MLA Savitri Devi

Number of District 38

Name of the Districts

Araria
Arwal
Aurangabad
Banka
Begusarai
Bhagalpur
Bhojpur
Buxar
Darbhanga
East Champaran (Motihari)
Gaya
Gopalganj
Jamui
Jehanabad
Kaimur (Bhabua)
Katihar
Khagaria
Kishanganj
Lakhisarai
Madhepura
Madhubani
Munger (Monghyr)
Muzaffarpur
Nalanda
Nawada
Patna
Purnia (Purnea)
Rohtas
Saharsa
Samastipur
Saran
Sheikhpura
Sheohar
Sitamarhi
Siwan
Supaul
Vaishali
West Champaran

Area 94,163 km2
Rank of state by Area 13th
Population(2011) 103,804,637
Literacy rate 63.8% (2011)
Types Of Religion Hinduism (82.69%), Islam (16.87%), Christianity (0.12%), Other religions (0.31%)
Neighbouring States Jharkhand, UP, West Bengal
Neighbouring Countries Nepal
Main Language Hindi
Other Languages Urdu, Angika, Bhojpuri, Magadhi, Maithill
Biggest River Ganga
Number of River 16(Ajay River, Bagmati, Budhi Gandak, Bhutahi Balan, Gandak, Ganges, Ghaghra, Phalgu, Gandaki River, Kamala, Karmanasha, Koshi River, Mahananda River, Punpun, Sapt Koshi, Son River)‎
Number Lake 03 (Anupam Lake, Kharagpur Lake, Kanwar Lake)
Coastline – –
Number of Beaches – –
Number of Mountains 07 (Rajgir hills, Barabar hills, Bateshwar hills, Kaimur Range, Brahmayoni hills, Pretshila hills, Ramshila hills)
Agricultural land [Km2] – –
Forest Land [Km2] 6845 Km2
Latitude 25.0961° N
Longitude 85.3131° E
City & Town Patna, Gaya, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Purnia (Purnea), Darbhanga, Bihar (Bihar Sharif), Ara (Arrah), Begusarai, Katihar
Transport & Communication Road, Railway, Air
AirPorts 06 (Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport, Gaya Airport, Munger Airport, Muzaffarpur Airport, Purnea Airport, Raxaul Airport)
International Airports Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport
Major Ports – –
Length of National Highways 4678.79 Km
Railway Length 3730.57 Km
Major Tourist Places Nalanda University, Bodhi Tree, Muchalinda Lake, Rajgir Hot Springs, Buxar Fort, Navlakha Palace, Hieun Tsang Memorial Hall, Jalmandir Temple, Patna Museum
Legislative Assembly Name Bihar Vidhan Parishad
Emblem Bodhi Tree flanked by two swastikas
State Dance
State Anthem Bihar-Gaan
Cuisine Kadhi-Bari, Khichdi, Ghugni, Sattu, Litti
State Animal Gaur (Ox)
State Bird House sparrow (घरेलू गौरैया)
State Flower Kachnar (कचनार)
State Fruit – –
State tree Peepal (Orchid tree)
Sport – –
Number of National Park 12 (Barela Jheel Salim Ali Bird  Wild Life Sanctuary, Bhimbandh  Wild Life Sanctuary, Gautam Budha  Wild Life Sanctuary, Kanwarjheel  Wild Life Sanctuary, Kaimur  Wild Life Sanctuary, Kusheshwar Asthan Bird  Wild Life Sanctuary, Nagi Dam  Wild Life Sanctuary, Nakti Dam  Wild Life Sanctuary, Pant (Rajgir)  Wild Life Sanctuary, Udaipur  Wild Life Sanctuary, Valmiki  Wild Life Sanctuary, Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin  Wild Life Sanctuary)
Movie Industry Name – –
Festivals Chatth Puja, Sama-Chakeva, Ramnavami, Makar-Sankranti, Bihula, Madhushravani
Website www.gov.bih.nic.in

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