Expelled BJP leader Ram Jethmalani and Ex-Bihar CM Rabri Devi has been nominated to Rajya Sabha by Rashtriya Janta Party. It is being speculated that Jethmalani is expected to give a stiff challenge to Subramanian Swamy, who is aggressively representing the BJP in the House. Elections will be held for seven Council and five Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar on June 10 and 11 respectively.
Bihar- ‘The Land of Buddha’
This is one of the oldest states in India that is popular among the tourists because of its rich cultural heritage. Its numerous ancient monuments add glory to its history and attract many tourists around the globe. Known as a land of Buddha, the Bihar state has witnessed a golden period of Indian history. By time Bihar has made many achievements for which it is getting huge popularity. In addition to this, it a sacred place of many religions and has rich historical connections.
Try ‘Malpua’ Dish Before you die
The scrumptious and mouth-watering dishes of Bihar state will definitely make you visit this state every year to taste its luscious cuisine, with sweets forming a major specialty. The traditional food of Bihar and its unique taste is a blend of different flavours. Whenever you plan a trip to Bihar, make sure to taste the most delicious that form a speciality of the state. This dish is prepared from the combination of maida, milk, banana and many other ingredients. No event is complete without this dish and is considered to be one of the sweetmeal for all Biharis.
Nalanda – An important site to visit in Bihar
You may have definitely heard about the oldest city in Nalanda which is an acclaimed tourist attraction in Bihar. Even, Buddha is said to have delivered lectures near the mango grove in Nalanda. In addition to this, the fame of this renowned education centre was to an extent that Hieun Tsang, the famous Chinese traveler visited here and stayed for at least two years here. Whenever you come to Bihar surely visit this worth exploring place.
Famous Personalities Born in Bihar
The achievements of Bihar are not hidden from anyone; this state has made marks and still is on the way to make the India proud and stand out from the crowd. There are many politicians and celebrities that were born in Bihar and have achieved a lot. The name of notable personalities includes Shatrughna Sinha, Manoj Bajpayee, Sushant Singh Rajput, Manoj Tiwari (Actor), C. P. Thakur, Chandrashekhar Prasad, Bikash Chowdhury (Politicians).
Proud Facts about Bihar
Did you know that Bihar state is located in the eastern part of India? The state of the Bihar enjoys a unique location-specific advantage because of its proximity to the vast markets of eastern and northern India, access to ports such as Kolkata and Haldia and to raw material sources and mineral reserves from the neighbouring states. Moreover, it is one of the strongest agricultural states.
Ganga Dussehra (14 May)
Bihar is a land known for its religious background and celebrations. Festivals here are celebrated with gusto to make the state full of happiness. Well, being known for its diverse culture it is a combination of varied cultures and rituals that add colours to the heritage of India. The festival of Ganga Dushera is celebrated in the states of Bihar with great fervour. It is dedicated to the Goddess Ganga and it falls on Dashami Tithi or the tenth day of the bright half of the moon in the month of Jyaistha as per the Hindu calendar. Ganga, a Celestial River descending from heaven is the most sacred river in India and a holy dip in Ganga can purge all type of sins. Visit Bihar and explore the panorama of festivals here.
" Anaarkali Aaraah-waali" (23rd May)
Get excited now the Actress Swara Bhaskar will be seen in a never-before avatar in her upcoming film " Anaarkali Aaraah-waali". In a Press Conference in New Delhi, she said she is going to play a role of a foul-mouthed, fiesty and fiery orchestra party singer from the volatile town of Aaraah in Bihar. The Anarkali of Aaraah is literally a town in Bihar state.
All Bihar Chess Association (25-29 May)
The AICF named All Bihar Chess Association is the apex body for chess that was established with its erstwhile name ‘BIHAR CHESS ASSOCIATION’; it was registered under Bihar Societies Act. Now AICF affiliated with Federation Internationale des Echecs or World Chess Federation has organized Bihar State Challengers from 25th -29th May at Begusarai.
Bihar keeps the tourists ticking all the time!!
The hospitality, warmth, culture and traditions lure many tourists throughout the year that people from the different countries and regions of the world travel to Bihar to have a glimpse of beautiful and innumerable places in Bihar to keep them touched with the Bihari culture.