Hajipur


Winner of General Elections 2009 in Hajipur is RAM SUNDAR DAS (JD(U))

Updated Election Results Details of Hajipur


Candidate NamePartySymbolAddressVote
Ram Sundar Das JD(U)ArrowM.I.G.- 354 (P) Kankarbagh Lohiya Nagar Patna-20246715
Ram Vilas Paswan LJPBungalowMantri Ji Tola Gram+Post-Shaharbanni District - Khagariya208761
Dasai Choudhary INCHandAt & P.O Husena Khurd P.S. Goraul District : Vaishali (Bihar)21585
Dinesh Chandra Bhushan LTSDRailway EngineVillage- Fatahpur Mobarak Post - Mahua District : Vaishali17150
Sanjay Pashwan INDBlack BoardVillage - Bisunpatti Post - Marai P.S. Jandaha District - Vaishali14217
Rajendra Kumar Paswan INDCeiling FanVillage - Kanhauli Azra Post - Ramna P.S. Mithanpura District - Muzaffarpur13071
Ram Tirth Paswan INDNagaraVillage+Post - Bahadurpur Housing Colony P.S. - Agamkuan Ward No. - 46 Block - Patna Sadar District - Patna10537
Vishwa Vijay Kumar Vidhyarthi INDAlmirahVillage - Vajitpur Malahi Post Garahi P.S. - Jandaha District - Vaishali7627
Pratima Kumari INDKiteMadhuwan Apartment Flat NO. 104 New Chitragupt Nagar Post - Lohiya Nagar P.S. Patrakar Nagar District - Patna-205948
Maheshwar Das BSPElephantLohiya Nagar Kankarbagh M.I.G 287 Post : Kankarbagh Patna5175
Nand Lal Paswan INDCup & SaucerVillage - Dhangawa Post - Jahanabad District - Jahanbad4321
Total Votes555107


YearVoter Turnout PercentageWinner CandidatePercentagePartyRunnerup CandidatePercentageParty
2004 64 RAM VILAS PASWAN 61.72 LJNSP  CHHEDI PASWAN 30.98 JD(U)  
1999 74.27 Ram Vilas Paswan 55.75 JD(U)  Ramai Ram 42.21 RJD  
1998 75.19 Ram Vilas Paswan 60.58 JD  Ram Sunder Das 38.46 SJP(R)  
1996 71.8 Ram Bilash Paswan 51.59 JD  Ram Sundar Das 45.44 SAP  
1991 76.48 Ram Sunder Das 65.76 JD  Dasai Choudhary 16.32 JP  
1989 75.34 Ram Vilas Paswan 84.08 JD  Mahabir Paswan 15.13 INC  
1984 71.19 Ram Ratan Ram 53.61 INC  Ram Bilas Paswan 44.89 LKD  
1980 61.1 Ram Vilas Paswan 57.77 JNP(S)  Medni Paswan 26.15 JNP  
1977 77.07 Ram Vilas Paswan 89.3 BLD  Baleshwar Ram 8.47 INC 


Hajipur is a city in India. It is the headquarters of Media:Vaishali (the land of world's first republic 'Lichhvi') district which is in Bihar, a part of India. It is famous for bananas, newly built railway zonal office and its history. Patna, the capital of Bihar is only 10 km from Hajipur which increases its popularity. The road bridge across Hajipur and Patna (Mahatma Gandhi Setu) is the longest roadbridge of Asia, it acts as a connecting path of south and north Bihar.

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Origin of name

In ancient times after crossing the Ganges at Patna the first village one came to the other side was Ukkacala, now called Hajipur. HAJIPUR, a town of British India, in the Muzaffarpur district, on the Gandak, just above its confluence with the Ganges opposite Patna. Hajipur figures conspicuously in the history of the struggles between Akbar and his rebellious Afghan governors of Bengal, being twice besieged and captured by the imperial troops, in 1572 and 1574. Within the limits of the old fort is a small stone mosque, Called Pathar ki masjid, very plain, but of peculiar architecture, and attributed to HAJI ILIYAS, its (Haji Pur) traditional founder (c. 1350).

History

Hajipur is also of interest because a portion of Ananda's ashes were enshrined in the town. Ananda acted as the Buddha's personal attendant for twenty years and outlived him by several decades. Hajipur, earlier in British India was a small town in muzaffarpur district of bengal situated on the confluence of ganges and gandak. Hajipur figures conspicuously in the history of struggles between Akbar and his rebellious Afghan governors of bengal. Hajipur(Vaishali)-find its origin way back in history from the mahabharata period. It is the place where democracy found its origin around 600BC. It is the place where Lord Mahavir took birth and Gautam Buddha delivered his last sermon and announced his Parinirvana. It is also renowned as the land of Ambapali (Amrapali), the great Indian courtesan. In the ancient time, Hajipur was known as Ukkacala.

Geography

Hajipur is located at 25°41'N 85°13'E? / ?25.68°N 85.22°E? / 25.68; 85.22. It has an average elevation of 46 metres (150 ft).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Hajipur had a population of 119,276. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Hajipur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 51%. In Hajipur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Hajipur is a small town,headquarter of vaishali district Bajjika being the local language. Agriculture is main activity and banana, paddy and wheat are the major crops. It is headquarter of Eastern Cenral Railway from 1st oct 2002.

Places of interest

Hajipur

A Hindu temple, Pataleshwara Nath is situated on the western outskirts of Hajipur. Go to the centre of town and ask for the way to Ramchaura. The temple on the top of the stupa is called Ramchaura Mandir. A few years ago it was made the zonal office of East Central Railways. A famous temple named Budi Maai is in Ismailpur village of Hajipur.

kaun Haara ghat (Gaja-Graah)

It is considered one of the main ghats of Ganga-Gandak, where worshiping and cremation has been performed for centuries. This ghat has got its name based on an ancient legend. According to this legend, "The famous fight of Gaja(elephant)-Graah (crocodile), which is well covered in Indian scriptures, is the reason behind people asking -kaun haara. Hence the name. Scriptures tell that Lord Vishnu has to interfere in the fight to save his devotee Gajaraj, who was being drowned by crocodile. Both Gaja and Grah were gandharavas. But due to some curse they became Gaja and Graah. Lord Visnu killed Graah to give him instant salvation, and saved life Of Gajaraj. The depiction Of fighting Gaja Graah is an emblem for the city,and is prominently shown on the Hajipur railway station's dome, and other notable places.

Nepali Mandir, Hajipur

West of Hajipur, on the confluence of the Gangas and the Gandak is situated this unique Shaivite shrine. Made in the late medieval period (18th century), by (Mathabar Singh Thapa) one of the army commanders of Nepal, the temple brings-in a fresh pagoda-style architecture of the Himalayan Kingdom to the plains of the Ganga. This temple is built largely of wood. Another distinctive feature of this temple is its fine wooden carving, which includes, of others, generous erotic scenes. Both in style and finish, largely drawn in from the Himalayan world of architecture, Nepali Temple at Hajipur remains quite singular and inimitable. the new by pass road ,which crosses through fully greenish medium. the railway zone situated near the ramashish chowk on the hajipur- muzaffarpur highway is a milestone for hajipur, its developing very quickly and a good scene here. Baghmali situated near the main chowk of hajipur (gandhi chowk) in the lalganj road between gandhi chowk and anjanpir chowk hajipur . ihm hajipur situated on hajipur patna highway has a good infrastructure. industrial area of hajipur has a vast area and is viewable . the heart of hajipur city rajendra chowk ,which is connected to all major destinations of hajipur and one of the important commercial site in hajipur.

Jamia Masjid, Hajipur

The town is known by the name of Hajipur as it was founded by a King of Bengal named Haji Ilyas Shah who ruled between 1345 to 1358 A.D. Inside the fort built by this king in Hajipur there is a mosque called Jami Masjid, a plain building measuring 84.5 ft (25.8 m). long and 33.5 ft (10.2 m). broad. The mosque is crowned by three domes, the central one being larger than the others. An inscription over its stone gateway records its erection in the year 1587 A.D. during the reign of the Mughal Emperor, Akbar by Makhsus Shah who according to the Akbarnamah was the brother of Said Khan, the governor of Bihar Sharif. The Jami Masjid of Hajipur is one of the most remarkable monuments belonging to the Mughal period.

Nakhas Chowk

Nakhas chowk is situated in heart of the town. Its famous for its fish market. People from far places come to purchase fish from here. You get fish of different varieties all time around the year.

Around Hajipur

Vaishali, Kutubpur Kothi Sonepur, Nayagaon, Bidupur, Desari, Sahadei Buzurg, Mahanar, Hazrat Jandaha, Mahua, Lalganj, Quila Larui, Patepur, Jadhua, Sarai, Goraul.

Location

Hajipur is 10 kilometres across the Ganges from Patna. Hajipur can be reached from Patna, which is 10 km across the River Ganga. The nearest airport is at Patna while the railway station is at Hajipur. There are frequent bus and taxi services from Patna for Hajipur.

Coordinates

Hajipur (Bihar) X: 9490000 m Y: 2945000 m Lat: 25:42:45N (25.7126) Lon: 85:15:00E (85.2501)

Transport

Nearest Transport Links:
  • Patna Airport - 13.2 miles (21.2 km).
  • Hajipur is well connected by rail and road.
Rail link
Hajipur is the headquarters of East Central Railways. Three rail lines connect it to Muzaffarpur, Chhapra, and Barauni. Important trains like Guwahati Rajdhani Express, Vaishali Express, Garib Rath Express, Swatantrata Senani Express, Sabarmati Express, Lohit Express, Lichhavi Express and all other trains passing from this route have got stoppages here. It is one of the main railway stations in Bihar.
Air
Patna airport is well connected through road. Buses , taxis, auto available 24*7.
Roads
Buses and auto-rickshaws connect the city with the state capital Patna. Buses are also available to Muzaffarpur, Samastipur, Raxaul, Motihari, Betiah, Siwan, Chhapra, and Siliguri.

Education

Schools

  • G.A.Inter.school, hajipur (Zila school, Pushpendra Kumar)
  • Sri Mulkjada Singh High school, Dighi, hajipur
  • Guru Vasisth Vidyayan ,kachhari road hajipur
  • guru vasisth vidyayan,durga nagar, hajipur
  • Gyan Jyoti Public school
  • St. Pauls High School , baghmali, hajipur
  • St Paul's School,izara,hajipur
  • Maiden's mascotor surajdeo memorial school
  • Indian Public school
  • St. John's public school, SDO road, Hajipur
  • DAV Public school
  • Kendriya vidyalay
  1. TOWN HIGH SCHOOLS.D.O ROAD HAJIPUR VAISHALI BIHAR(RAKESH RANJAN)
  • Oasis public school, panapur, hajipur
  • xaviers school hathsarganj and adlbari hajipur
  • dighi high school, dighi
  • girls high school, hajipur
  • town middle school ,hajipur
  • oxford high school, hathsarganj hajipur.
  • vikas vidyala ,baghmalihajipur.
  • prem high school, jadua hajipur.
  • sks seminary school, jadua, hajipur
  • R.K high school , hajipur
  • B.D.Public School
  • R.S.Public School,gandhi ashramhajipur
  • R.S.Kids,hathsarganjhajipur

Colleges & institutes

  • S N S College,Hajipur
  • Women's College
  • R.N. College
  • Deo Chand College
  • Jamunilal College
  • RBS collegehajipur
  • Sukhdew Mukhlal College
  • Vaishali Mahila College
  • Teachers Training College
  • CRK college, hajipur
  • B.S. Inter-College
  • ANM training school , hospital road hajipur
  • INSTITUTE OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT, CATERING & NUTRITION.
  • Central Institute of Plastic Engg. and Technology (CIPET)
  • Kent Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital
  • [[Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI)]], new by pass road, Adalbari, hajipur
  • National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research(NIPER)
  • Rajkiya polytechnic college (proposed)

Some Informations has been taken from Wikipedia

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