Majorganj (community development block)

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Location
26°43'46"N
085°29'16"E
Country
 India
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Description

Majorganj (community development block) is an administrative division in Sitamarhi district in the Indian state of Bihar.It is a town more than 200 years old .It has been mentioned in the District Gazetteer of Muzzafurpur "page no.23",that during the Anglo- Gurkha war of 1814, A British battalion was stationed there and Captain Blackney who was killed at samanpur (in now sitamarhi District )during a Gurkha ambush, is buried at Majorganj cemetery .He died on 1 January 1815.

Geography

Majorganj is located at 26°43′47″N 85°29′16″E Majorganj block area ends with border of Nepal. It is a developing market place and most of the revenue of this market comes from retail customers of Nepal.

Panchayats

Panchayats in Majorganj community development block are: Ratanpur, Basbitta, Pachharwa, Bahera, Kuari Madan, Mejorganj, Khairwa and Dumri Kala.

Demographics

As per 2001 census, Majoganj block had a population of 80,195.
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