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Bhagalpur

(bä`gəlpo͝or`), city (1991 pop. 260,119), Bihar state, NE India, on the Ganges River. It is a district administrative center and an agricultural market, with road and rail connections. The city is noted for its silk, fabric weaving, and rice and sugar milling. Bhagalpur Univ. and the remains of Buddhist monasteries are in the city.

Bhagalpur

a city in India, in Bihar: agriculture, textiles, university (1960). Pop.: 340 349 (2001)
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In a first step in this direction, the state administration has decided to table the report of this judicial commission over the Bhagalpur riots on the floor of the House in the coming monsoon session of the Bihar state legislature beginning on Monday (August 3).
Nitesh will personally take stock of situation in Purnia and Bhagalpur.
A woman, who got down from a Delhi-bound train in Bhagalpur district, was allegedly gang-raped, killed and her body hung from a tree in a mango orchard.
The name of Allah naturally written on the left belly of this goat," says a classified advertisement put up by Heera Khan from Bhagalpur who wants to sell his majestic goat.
Bhagalpur has an old history of communal riots and, according to an official report, nearly 1,000 people were killed in the months-long 1989 communal riots which also affected more than 50,000 villagers as their houses were burnt or demolished by rioters.
There is no drinking water available in Bhagalpur and industries are not coming up for paucity of power.
The police party, led by the then officer-in-charge of Sultanganj police station, Prem Ranjan Sharma, was attacked on November 14, 1989 when they went to the Kamarganj locality in Bhagalpur to inquire about the reported killing of five people by a riotous mob.
BOLLYWOOD actress Neha Sharma returned to her hometown Bhagalpur in Bihar to give a boost to the prospects of her father in the Assembly by- election slated to be held on Thursday.
Railway authorities have opened several helpline numbers and control rooms in Sealdah, Malda, Bhagalpur and Howrah.
Kishanganj, Araria, Katihar, Purnia, Bhagalpur, Banka and Supaul are the seven constituencies where polling is scheduled to be held on April 24.
As far as the BJP is concerned, Syed Shahnawaz Hussain from Bhagalpur remains its lone Muslim face from Bhagalpur.
TWENTY-THREE years after he lost his wife and daughter, a victim of the 1989 Bhagalpur riots will now receive compensation and pension from the Bihar government.