Rohtas district

One of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India.

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Kaimur district

One of the 38 districts of Bihar.

Before 1991, it was part of Rohtas District.

Shahabad district

Bhojpuri speaking district in western Bihar, India, making the western border of Bihar with Uttar Pradesh.

In 1972, the district was split into two districts: Bhojpur and Rohtas.

Bhojpuri language

Indo-Aryan language native to the Bhojpur-Purvanchal region of India and the Terai region of Nepal.

Statue named Baba en Maai commemorating the arrival of first Indian couple in Suriname
Arrival of Bhojpuri speaking people in Trinidad and Tobago
Major Indo-Aryan languages of South Asia; Eastern Indo-Aryan languages in shades of yellow
The Indo Aryan languages
Bhojpuri story written in Kaithi script by Babu Rama Smaran Lal in 1898
Signboard at Purbi Gumti Arrah with "Lock no. 11" written on the board in Bhojpuri using Kaithi Script (on the left side), Persian script (on the right side) and Roman script (above).
Cover page of Badmash Darpan by Teg Ali Teg

Slowly the word Bhojpur became the synonyms of the Shahabad or Arrah region (Today's Bhojpur district, Buxar, Kaimur and Rohtas) and the adjective Bhojpuri or Bhojpuriya extended to mean the language or people of Bhojpur and even beyond it.


Mausoleum of Sher Shah
Mausoleum of Hasan Shah
The eKiosk (Sahaj Vasudha Kendra, Jamuhar)
Sasaram station
The Edict is located on top of the terminal spur of the Kimur range.
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Transcription of the Edict.
The number "256" towards the end of the Edict.

Sasaram sometimes also spelled as Sahasram, is an ancient historical city and a municipal corporation region in the Rohtas district of the Bihar state in eastern India, with a history that goes to thousands of years.


The Indrapuri Dam, near Dehri.

Dehri also known as Dehri-on-Sone is a Nagar parishad and corresponding community development block in Rohtas district in the state of Bihar, India.


Bikramganj is a nagar panchayat city and corresponding community development block of Rohtas district, Bihar, India.

Dinara, Bihar

Dinara is a big village market in Rohtas district, Bihar, India, near the National Highway 30.


Kochas is a town and corresponding community development block in Rohtas district of Bihar state, India.


One of the oldest and biggest industrial towns in India.

It is situated at Dehri-on-Sone on the banks of the Son River in Rohtas district of Bihar.


Nasriganj is a nagar panchayat town and corresponding community development block situated in Rohtas District of Bihar, India.