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  Darbhanga - LoveToKnow 1911
DARBHANGA, a town and district of British India, in the Patna division of Bengal.
The district of Darbhanga extends from the Nepal frontier to the Ganges.
The land is especially fertile in the more elevated part of the district S.W. of the Buri Gandak; rice is the staple crop, and it may be noted that the cultivator in Darbhanga is especially dependent on the winter harvest.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Darbhanga   (552 words)

 Darbhanga Raj
A Maithil Brahman from a rural village north of Darbhanga
Because the Maharaja of Darbhanga was a Maithil Brahman, other Brahmans came to control much of the land; thousands of villages were in Brahman control, and they are still the largest landowners in Mithila.
Srotriyas are mostly consolidated in 36 villages slightly northeast of Darbhanga.
www.csuchico.edu /anth/mithila/darbhangaraj.htm   (1060 words)

Darbhanga is one of the important districts of North Bihar situated in the very heart of Mithilanchal - the fertile, alluvial plains of North India.
The sub-divisions of the then district Darbhanga were created as earlier as Darbhanga Sadar in 1845, Madhubani in 1846 and Samastipur in 1867.
Darbhanga became the Divisional headquarters in 1972 when all its three sub-divisions got the status of separate districts.
www.biharanjuman.org /darbhanga.htm   (491 words)

 Pakistan Times | Top Story: Food Stores Looted by desperate flood victims in India
PATNA (India): Desperate residents looted food stores Thursday in the flooded eastern Indian town of Darbhanga, while thousands of people perched on the roofs of their sinking homes were lashed by torrential rains, witnesses said.
Darbhanga's chief magistrate Pradeep Kumar said 12 inmates overnight fled the complex after water entered their unlocked cells, adding that a second jailbreak attempt on Thursday was thwarted.
Darbhanga is the headquarters of one of the 16 of Bihar's 38 districts marooned by floodwater, which has completely cut off a third of the province's 3,652 affected villages, stranding 9.4 million people.
pakistantimes.net /2004/07/16/top9.htm   (642 words)

 Darbhanga Sudhakar jha DA-IICT hometown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Darbhanga is a small city located in north of Bihar.
The main business of peoples of Darbhanga is agriculture meanwhile the industrial sector of Darbhanga is also well developed there are three sugar plants and many other industries in Darbhanga.
Darbhanga is a well educated town the literacy rate of Darbhanga city is 56%,one of the highest in Bihar, there are two universities in Darbhanga both are located in same campus in a space of more than one thousand acres.
www.sudhakaran.4t.com /darbhanga.html   (1182 words)

 Rediff On The NeT: Toll in army recruitment drive violence rises to 20
Darbhanga District Magistrate Ajay Kumar said patrolling has been intensified in the town and adjoining areas and additional police force posted in sensitive pockets.
Tension gripped Darbhanga town after the recovery of the bodies of youths today, but the situation was under control, Kumar said.
Trouble erupted at both places when an unexpectedly large number of youths turned up for the test and were annoyed when told that only local candidates would be given the chance to take the test on the first day of the five-day-long recruitment drive.
www.rediff.com /news/1999/jul/18recrut.htm   (394 words)

 Darbhanga - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is a district administrative center and is located in a sugarcane- and tobaco-growing area on a fertile alluvial plain.
Once part of the Brahman kingdom of Mithila, Darbhanga passed to the Mughals in the 14th cent.
Darbhanga has a mixed Hindu and Muslim population.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-darbhang.html   (218 words)

Darbhanga Scool, according to legends was born in 18th century and thus preserved a light and happy style of Dhrupad, especially in the Dhamar.
Gharana Darbhanga, a former state in North India, close to the Nepalese border is famous for its tradition of court music.
The Mallik family is the leading representative of court music tradtition of Darbhanga and is famous all over the country for their rhythmic elaborated interpretation of Dhrupad.
www.dhrupad.net /html/gharana.html   (340 words)

 The Darbhanga school of Dhrupad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Darbhanga school, according to legend, was born in the 18th century when two brothers (whose pious occupation was to sing in a temple) made the rains pour down when asked to do so by the Maharaja of Darbangha :
A lively style using also fast tempo, Darbhanga has preserved a light and happy style of dhrupad, especially in the Dhamar exposition.
The members of the Mallick familly are the Darbhanga's style masters and Pandit Vidur Mallik is the senior most musician.
makar-records.com /siteus/dharbanga.html   (170 words)

 When Peasants were Men - Wendy Singer
Especially in the Darbhanga Raj, where many tenure contracts had been given to relatives of the Maharaja who had achieved considerable profits or sold their rights to commercial enterprises, the ASO viewed tenure holders as greedy interlopers on the land system.
Ramnandan Misra, for example, who was known as a peasant leader in Darbhanga and who organized several peasant protests throughout the district, began his activism in an Ashram in Majhoulia village that was dedicated to social reform.
By the standards of the peasant movements in Darbhanga, the Majhoulia Ashram and its upper caste/upper class residents were a conservative force in the countryside.
www.virginia.edu /~soasia/symsem/kisan/papers/psntmen.html   (4018 words)

 BEP Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Under the auspices of BEP a massive programme of primary education was launched in Oct. 97 in Darbhanga.
In the total spectrum of human development, Early Childhood learning which begins at birth and continues till six years of age represents one of the most critical period dooming which the foundations for intellectual, cognitive, socio-emotional, linguistic and physical competence are laid.
In Darbhanga project is seeking to provide comprehensive childhood care and educational facilities for the holistic development of the child mentally, cognitively, socially and physically.
darbhanga.bih.nic.in /dar_bep.htm   (2427 words)

 Darbhanga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is a district administrative centre and is located in a sugarcane- and tobaco-growing area on a fertile alluvial plain.
The Maharaja of Darbhanga, Kameshwar Singh was also an integral part of the Constituent Assembly of India and was instrumental in campaigning for retention of privy purses and land rights for rulers.
L.N.M.university was established on 7 August, 1972, Darbhanga by dividing the Bihar University(now Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar University), Muzaffarpur.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Darbhanga   (718 words)

 Darbhanga, India
Darbhanga, Bahadurpur, Hayaghat, Singhwara, Jaale, Kenwati, Ranwe, Manigachhi, Baheri, Benipur, Alinagar, Biraul, Kusheshwar Sthan, Ghanshyampur, Gaura-Bauram.
It is Noteworthy Seat of the old Maharaja of Darbhanga, also Heart of the Maithil Culture.
Darbhanga was an ancient city of Mithila, which is an ancient cultural region of North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River.
www.creekin.net /c4076-n85-darbhanga-india.html   (356 words)

 tribuneindia... Nation
Darbhanga: A school building under flood water in Bharati village in Darbhanga on Tuesday.
DARBHANGA, July 20 — Clashes skirmishes and demonstrations marked today’s 12-hour “Darbhanga bandh” by the BJP and the Left in protest against Saturday’s police firing and the stampede that followed claiming 24 Army aspirants near the airbase here, official sources said.
DARBHANGA, July 20 (PTI) — Clashes skirmishes and demonstrations marked today’s 12-hour “Darbhanga bandh” by the BJP and the Left in protest against Saturday’s police firing and the stampede that followed claiming 24 Army aspirants near the airbase here, official sources said.
www.tribuneindia.com /1999/99jul21/nation.htm   (5692 words)

 First Muslim lawyer girl of Darbhanga in 95 years, The Milli Gazette, Vol. 2 No. 15
Shabnam created a new history and added a moment of pride for her family and the community when she became the first Muslim lady of Darbhanga to adorn the robe of a lawyer.
Darbhanga is the undeclared capital of culturally-rich Mithalanchal and a bastion of Maithili Brahamins.
Though Darbhanga has a large concentration of Muslims who remain deprived of higher education compared to the majority community.
www.milligazette.com /Archives/01082001/03.htm   (271 words)

 tribuneindia... Nation
DARBHANGA, March 26 — Curfew was today clamped and shoot-at-sight order issued in Darbhanga and Laheriasarai municipal areas of Bihar’s Darbhanga district following escalation in tension and police firing after a clash between the police and processionists left several people, including District Magistrate Ajay Kumar, injured on Ramnavami yesterday.
NEW DELHI, March 26 — Surinder Mishra, the alleged prime suspect in the murder case of Romesh Sharma's girlfriend, hired four killers and had reportedly struck a deal for Rs 4 lakh for eliminating Kunjam Budhiraj, sources in the Delhi Police said.
DARBHANGA, March 26 (PTI) — Curfew was today clamped and shoot-at-sight order issued in Darbhanga and Laheriasarai municipal areas of Bihar’s Darbhanga district following escalation in tension and police firing after a clash between the police and processionists left several people, including District Magistrate Ajay Kumar, injured on Ramnavami yesterday.
www.tribuneindia.com /1999/99mar27/nation.htm   (3463 words)

 Loot of edibles continues in flood-hit Bihar
In Darbhanga alone, 240 quintals of wheat and 107 quintals of rice were looted from government godowns in the last 48 hours.
After airlifting girl students of the Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital whose hostels were flooded, the army is set to airlift over 500 students of the Navodaya Vidyalaya in Pachaadi in Darbhanga district.
Sources in the state government said the army was directed to intervene after Union Minister of State for Human Resources Development M A Fatmi, who represents Darbhanga in the Lok Sabha, expressed concern over the delay in rescuing the students marooned for the last five days.
www.rediff.com /news/2004/jul/16bihar.htm   (277 words)

Founded by Mahamahopadhyaya Mahesh Thakur, a Rajput, who received the Darbhanga raj (which includes large parts of the modern districts of Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Monghyr, Purnea and Bhagalpur) from the emperor Akbar early in the 16th century.
The Maharaja of Darbhanga is the titular head of the highest sub-caste of the Maithils, viz.
Honourable Maharajadhiraja Sir KAMESHWAR SINGH Bahadur 1929/1962, born 28th November 1907, K.C.I.E., LL.D., D.LITT., Member of the Council of State 1933/1946, Member of the Constituent Assembly 1947/1950, Member of the Provisional Parliament 1950/1951 and the Rajya Sabha 1952/1958 and 1960/1962, married 2ndly, Maharani-adhirani Sahiba of Darbhanga, died 28th October 1940.
www.uq.net.au /~zzhsoszy/ips/d/darbhanga.html   (410 words)

 Bismillah Khan's 'last wish' courts trouble : HindustanTimes.com
He had said it was his last wish to perform in Darbhanga and at India Gate in New Delhi.
The musician has spent a considerable period of his struggling days in Darbhanga, known for its cultural atmosphere under the patronage of the Darbhanga royal family.
Moved by his offer and emotional attachment with Darbhanga, the university Vice Chancellor Rajmani Prasad Singh last week invited the maestro to perform in Mithila in Darbhanga.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/181_1674344,0047.htm   (413 words)

 Indiantelevision.com's Breaking News : AIR Maithili news bulletin, DD metro to start in Darbhanga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Deputy prime minister LK Advani would formally inaugurate the bulletin at Darbhanga and would also lay the foundation stone of DD Metro channel.
The minister of information and broadcasting Ravi Shankar Prasad would preside and several union ministers, including CP Thakur, Hukam Narain, Dev Yadav, Sanjay Paswan, Shahnawaz Hussain and Rajiv Pratap Ruddy, MPs (members of parliament) from Bihar and some state leaders would be present on the occasion.
Madhubani and Darbhanga are the major towns and cultural centres in the region.
www.indiantelevision.com /headlines/y2k3/aug/aug123.htm   (190 words)

 The Hindu Business Line : Darbhanga Marketing cuts stake in Upper Ganges
Large chunks of shares of Upper Ganges Sugar & Industries have been changing hands, courtesy Darbhanga Marketing Co, an outfit that already holds a substantial part of its equity.
Upper Ganges, which is part of the K.K. Birla group, has lately seen transactions by Darbhanga Marketing on the stock exchange, data released by the NSE has revealed.
Darbhanga Marketing, which held 7.39 per cent or over 5 lakh shares at the end of the last quarter, has sold 50,000 shares in one case in the open market, the date of transaction (or date of receipt of intimation of allotment of shares, whichever is applicable) being August 3.
www.blonnet.com /2006/08/18/stories/2006081803001500.htm   (336 words)

 Lalit Narayan Mithila Vishvidyalaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
On the 27th January, 1947 (Vasantpanchami Day) at a meeting of some of the leading citizens of Darbhanga and Laheriasarai, the Mithila University committee was constituted with Dr. Amarnatha Jha as the President and Pandit Harinath Mishra as the General Secretary.
The year – 1968 may be regarded as a landmark year in the history of the University when a UGC team visited Darbhanga in order to explore the possibility of establishing a multi faculty University here.
Consequent upon the report of the above mentioned committee and considering the socio-economic background of the region, the Mithila University with headquarters at Darbhanga was established by an ordinance, in 1972 carving out colleges at Darbhanga division and Kosi division from the then two Universities – Bihar University, Muzaffarpur and Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur respectively.
lnmu.bih.nic.in   (611 words)

 PD News - Darbhanga Tense After Clash
Situation in Darbhanga remains extremely volatile for the second day in a row following Wednesday's encounter between two different communities after they clashed on the streets during a Kalash Yatra causing communal disharmony in the community.
Some media-men who were trying to cover the event were also roughed up by the mob and their cameras damaged, the police said.
The district administration cancelled movement of many trains between Darbhanga and Jainagar and Darbhanga- Nirmali apprehending attacks on them.
www.patnadaily.com /news2004/102904/darbhanga_tense.html   (281 words)

 Houses / homes / Real Estate for sale or for rent in Darbhanga, Bihar, India - and vacation rentals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
You benefit from living in the environment of your choice plus, in many cases, your improvements add to the value or saleability of your home.
It is important to remember that your home may be at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.
If you do not already own a house / home you might consider renting a home in Darbhanga while your real estate purchase proceeds.
www.propertyworld.com /_India_Bihar_Darbhanga   (936 words)

 Kirti Azad hopeful of hitting a second parliamentary six - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
After carving out a niche for himself as a hard hitting batsman on the cricket field, Kirti Azad jumped in the political arena.
He was elected from Darbhanga on a BJP ticket in 1999 and is fighting it out once again for a second term.
KA: Not only Darbhanga but for the people of entire Mithla region, it’s a matter of pride that the Maithli language has been included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/apr202004/iv14.asp   (441 words)

 Darbhanga District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Darbhanga District is one of the thirty-seven districts of Bihar state, India, and Darbhanga town is the administrative headquarters of this district.
Darbhanga district is a part of Darbhanga Division.
Kamtaul is one of the Best Village in Bihar.It have Ram Mandir Where Ahilya became women once again.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Darbhanga_District   (113 words)

 DARBHANGA - Online Information article about DARBHANGA
The district of Darbhanga extends from the See also:
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Rajput, whose ancestor Mahesh Thakor received the Darbhanga raj (which includes large parts of the See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /DAH_DEM/DARBHANGA.html   (3601 words)

 Darbhanga - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Darbhanga, city in northeastern India, in Bihār State, on the Little Bāghmati River.
Darbhanga is a trade center for the surrounding agricultural...
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 Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University
Darbhanga Sanskrit University was established in 1961, with Mahamhopadhyay Dr. Umesh Misra, the eminent scholar, as the first Vice Chancellor.
The University has an exceptional collection of nearly 5562 rare manuscripts including six illustrated manuscripts of the Ramayana, Gitagovinda, Srimadbhagavata and Durga Saptasati etc. The few manuscripts of Vidyapati, Mahesh Thakur composed in their own scripts are among the proud possession of the University.
Known across Bihar for the rich manuscripts in Sanskrit, this MRC has documented its own collections, as well as surveyed Bihar and Jharkhand areas.
namami.nic.in /mrc/DarbhangaUniversity.htm   (159 words)

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