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Administration in Bihar

Quick Facts about Bihar

Capital: Patna
Divisions: 9
Districts: 38
Sub-Divisions: 101
CD Blocks: 534
Panchayats: 8,406
Number of Revenue Villages: 45,103
Number of Urban Agglomerations: 14
Number of Towns: 199
Police Stations: 853
Bihar is a state located in northern part of India. It is the 12th largest state of India in terms of geographical size and is spread over vast area of 94,163.00 sq. kms. Besides, it is 3rd most populated state in the country. Earlier, Bihar had been a part of Bengal Presidency under British Raj in India. In 1912, a new province of Bihar and Orissa took place after separation from Bengal Presidency having Patna as capital. In 1916, Patna High Court came in existence. In 1935, certain portions were reorganized into separate province of Orissa shaping a separate province of Bihar which later became a separate state in 1936. Thereafter, in 2000, southern part of Bihar was carved out to form a new state of Jharkhand and thus northern part of then Bihar remained as present state of Bihar with Patna as its administrative capital. All major government offices including High Court are located in Patna, the state capital.

Governance in Bihar

Administration in Bihar
Bihar Legislative Assembly

The government, politics and administration in Bihar is controlled on the same lines as in other states of the country. The state follows a bicameral system of government i.e. it has two houses – the Bihar Legislative council (Vidhan Parishad) consists of 75 members and Bihar Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) consists of 243 members. Bihar has 40 seats in the Lok Sabha – the lower house of Parliament. Like all other states of India, the head of the state is the Governor, appointed by the President of India. His or her post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is headed by a group of ministers with independent power. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers.

Administrative machinery in Bihar
Bihar is one of the oldest inhabited places in the world.
First republic in the world was in Bihar "Vaishali".
Ancient Patna, known as Pataliputra, was the capital of the Magadha Empire.
Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of the Republic of India hailed from Bihar.


State of Bihar is mainly headed by Governor, who is the constitutional head of state government and is appointed by the President of India. While real executive power rests with Chief Minister and his/ her cabinet ministers having independent powers. Chief Minister is the head of government of the state. Bureaucracy of the state is headed by Chief Secretary. At present, Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar and heading state government.

Governor of Bihar

 Bihar Governor

Shri Lalji Tandon


Present Address: Raj Bhavan, Patna: 800022
Office: 2217626
EPABX: 134
Residence: 2217616
Fax: 2786178 & 2786184
E-Mail: governorbihar@nic.in
Website: http://governor.bih.nic.in/

Chief Minister of Bihar

Chief Minister of Bihar


Shri Nitish Kumar


Present Address: 12M, Stand Road, Patna.
Phone: 0612-2223886
2224784 (O). 2222079 (R)
Mobile: 09431800705.
E-Mail: cmbihar-bih@nic.in
Website: http://cm.bih.nic.in/

Chief Secretary of Bihar

Phone: 0612-2215804
Fax: 0612-2217085
Mobile: 9431815515
Email: cs_bihar@nic.in

More about Bihar
Shri Krishna Singh ( 02.04.1946 - 31.01.1961 ) was the first Chief Minister of Bihar.
Satish Prasad Singh (28.01.1968-01.02.1968), the 6th Chief Minister of Bihar had shortest tenure of 5 days.
Rabri Devi was the first lady Chief Minister of Bihar.
After Independence H.E. Shri Jairamdas Daulatram served as governor of Bihar.
The longest period of President's rule in the Bihar was in 1968 when it lasted for 240 days, and the shortest was for seven days in 1995.

Administrative Structure in Bihar

Bihar state comprises of 9 divisions, 38 districts, 101 sub-divisions, 534 towns, 8471 panchayats, 45,103 villages, 43 police districts and 853 police stations. As Bihar is one of the large states in the country, it has been divided into 9 divisions and 38 districts, for administrative purposes. Each division consists of certain districts with one headquarters to maintain proper administration in the state. Find below details of all divisions of the state with their respective headquarters and districts as well.

Patna Division

Headquarters: Patna
Districts: Patna, Nalanda, Bhojpur
Rohtas, Buxar and Kaimur
Patna : 0612
Commissioner: 2222205(O)
2287123(R) 2230788 (Fax)
I.G.: 2225406(O), 2282623(R)
D.I.G.: 2222717(O), 2237383(R)

Patna District - 0612
D.M. : 2222545(O)
2222097(R), 2222900 (Fax)
S.S.P. : 2224318(O), 2207505(R)
2320393 (Fax)
S.P. (Town): 2223423(O), 2222041(R)
S.P. (Rural): 2222559(O), 2321535(R) 2321535 (Fax)
S.P. (Traffic): 2221543(O), 2242453(R)

Nalanda (Biharsharif) District - 06112
D.M. : 225203(O), 225204(R), 225205(Fax)
S.P. : 225207(O), 225206(R), 223978(Fax)

Bhojpur (Arrah) District - 06182
D.M. : 221312(O), 233311(R), 233474(Fax)
S.P. : 221320(O), 223302(R), 223303(Fax)

Rohtas (Sasaram) District - 06184
D.I.G. : 253262(O), 253263(R), 253262(Fax)
D.M. : 222226(O), 222224(R), 221224(Fax)
S.P. : 253204(O), 253205(R), 253205(Fax)

Buxar District - 06183
D.M. : 222336(O), 222335(R), 222231(Fax)
S.P. : 222030(O), 222375(R), 222375(Fax)

Kaimur (Bhabhua) District - 06189
D.M. : 223241(O), 223250(R), 223301(Fax)
S.P. : 223211(O), 223672(R), 223672(Fax)

Magadh Division

Headquarters: Gaya
Districts: Gaya, Aurangabad, Nawada, Arwal and Jehanabad
Gaya - 0631
Commissioner: 2423001(O), 2423002(R) 2423003 (Fax)
D.I.G. : 2420059(O), 2432301(R)
2432301 (Fax)

Gaya District - 0631
D.M. : 2420005(O), 2420008(R)
2225430 (Fax)
S.P. : 2420003(O), 2420004(R)
2420110 (Fax)
S.P. (HQ) : 2420093(O), 2420091(R)
2221299 (Fax)

Nawada District - 06324
D.M. : 212253(O), 222240(R), 222904(Fax)
S.P. : 222489(O), 222388(R), 222263(Fax)

Aurangabad District - 06186
D.M. : 223167(O), 223168(R), 223211(Fax)
S.P. : 222175(O), 223195(R)

Jehanabad District - 06114
D.M. : 223072(O), 223001(R), 223142(Fax)
S.P. : 223108(O), 223110(R)

Arwal District - 06337
D.M. : 228994(O), 228988(R)
S.P. : 228639(O), 228821(R)

Saran Division

Headquarters: Chapra
Districts: Saran, Gopalganj and Siwan
Saran - 06152
Commissioner : 232875(O), 222715(R) 232833 (Fax)
D.I.G. : 222738(O), 222739(R), 222739(Fax)

Saran (Chapra) District - 06152
D.M. : 232301(O), 232302(R), 234895(Fax)
S.P. : 222306(O), 232307(R), 222720(Fax)

Siwan District - 06154
D.M. : 242099(O), 242098(R), 242293(Fax)
S.P. : 242060(O), 242366(R), 222977(Fax)

Gopalganj District - 06156
D.M. : 224661(O), 224662(R), 224680(Fax)
S.P. : 224669(O), 224668(R)

Bhagalpur Division

Headquarters: Bhagalpur
Districts: Bhagalpur and Banka
Bhagalpur - 0641
Commissioner: 2401001(O), 2401201(R)
I.G. : 2400101(O), 2400901(R)
D.I.G. : 2400102(O), 2400202(R)

Bhagalpur District - 0641
D.M. : 2400012(O), 2401202(R)
2400918 (Fax)
S.P. : 2400103 (O), 2401003 (R)

Banka District - 06424
D.M. : 232304(O), 232303(R), 232289(Fax)
S.P. : 232306(O)

Navgachia - 06421
S.P. : 223285(O), 223085(R)

Kosi Division

Headquaters: Saharsa
District: Saharsa, Madhepura, Supaul
Saharsa - 06478
Commissioner : 224984(O), 224987(R), 223604 (Fax)
D.I.G. : 223488(O), 223688(R), 223488(Fax)

Saharsa District - 06478
D.M. : 224102(O), 223601(R), 224986(Fax)
S.P. : 224556(O), 225554(R), 225554(Fax)

Supaul District - 06473
D.M. : 223112(O), 223111(R), 223041(Fax)
S.P. : 223122(O), 223121(R), 223686(Fax)

Madhepura District - 06476
D.M. : 222741(O), 222742(R), 222005(Fax)
S.P. : 222004(O), 222743(R), 222743(Fax)

Darbhanga Division

Headquarters: Darbhanga
Districts: Darbhanga, Madhubani and Samastipur
Darbhanga - 06272
Commissioner : 241088(O), 240356(R), 240357(Fax)
I.G. : 240384(O), 240387(R)
D.I.G. : 241089(O), 240358(R)

Darbhanga District - 06272
D.M. : 240335(O), 240386(R), 240360(Fax)
S.P. : 240382(O), 240800(R), 2408003(Fax)

Madhubani District - 06276
D.M. : 222217(O), 222218(R), 222209(Fax)
S.P. : 223486(O), 223466(R)

Samastipur District - 06274
D.M. : 222300(O), 222301(R), 222216(Fax)
S.P. : 222034(O), 222350(R)

Begusarai District - 06243
D.M. : 212885(O), 200584(R) 200571(Fax)
S.P. : 213015(O), 200519(R)

Munger Division

Headquarters: Munger
Districts: Munger, Begusarai, Jamui, Lakhisarai, Khagaria and Sheikhpura
Munger - 06344
Commissioner : 222386 (O), 222571 (R), 222465 (Fax)
D.I.G. : 222815(O), 222467 (R), 243152 (Fax)

Munger District - 06344
D.M. : 222402(O), 222401 (R), 222254 (Fax)
S.P. : 222406 (O), 222405 (R), 222405 (Fax)

Jamui District - 06345
D.M. : 222002(O), 222001(R), 222277(Fax)
S.P. : 222302(O), 222301(R), 222301(Fax)

Khagaria District - 06244
D.M. : 221350(O), 222134(R), 222154(Fax)
S.P. : 222086(O), 222053(R), 223519(Fax)

Lakhisarai District - 06346
D.M. : 232124(O), 232490(R), 232767(Fax)
S.P. : 232707(O), 232705 (R), 232705(Fax)

Sheikhpura District - 06341
D.M. : 223041(O), 223100(R), 223001(Fax)
S.P. : 223339(O), 223037(R), 223386(Fax)

Purnea Division

Headquaters: Purnea
District: Purnea, Katihar, Kishanganj, Araria
Purnea - 06454
Commissioner: 224984(O), 224987(R), 224142 (Fax)
D.I.G. : 223156(O), 223126(R), 223156(Fax)

Purnea District - 06454
D.M. : 222503(O), 222501(R), 222599(Fax)
S.P. : 222508(O), 222502(R), 227435(Fax)

Katihar District - 06452
D.M. : 222581(O), 222583(R), 222858(Fax)
S.P. : 222601(O), 222602(R), 222602(Fax)

Araria District - 06453
D.M. : 222001(O), 222102 (R), 222124(Fax)
S.P. : 222050 (O), 222075(R), 222075(Fax)

Kishanganj District - 06456
D.M. : 222530(O), 222534(R), 222520(Fax)
S.P. : 222338(O), 222438(R), 223138(Fax)

Tirhut Division

Headquarters: Muzaffarpur
Districts: Muzaffarpur, East Champaran,
West Champaran, Sheohar, Sitamarhi and Vaishali
Muzaffarpur - 0621
Commissioner : 2212103(O), 2212204(R) 2212202 (Fax)
I.G. : 2217666(O), 2213333(R)
D.I.G. : 2212136(O), 2242139(R)
2242139 (Fax)

Muzaffarpur District - 0621
D.M. : 2212101(O), 2212105(R)
2217285 (Fax)
S.P. : 2217797 (O), 2212107 (R)
2212107 (Fax)

West Champaran (Bettiah) - 06254
D.M. : 232534(O), 232534(R), 232576(Fax)
S.P. : 232563(O), 232886(R), 232886(Fax)
S.P. : Bagaha(O), 226449(R), 226363(Fax)

East Champaran (Motihari) - 06252
D.M. : 222694(O), 242800(R), 242711(Fax)
S.P. : 222684(O), 232689(R), 232623(Fax)

Sitamarhi District - 06226
D.M. : 250439(O), 250405(R), 254516(Fax)
S.P. : 250526(O), 250421(R), 250880(Fax)

Sheohar District - 06222
D.M. : 257263(O), 257360(R), 257288(Fax)
S.P. : 257345(O), 257344(R), 257344(Fax)

Vaishali (Hajipur) District - 06224
D.M. : 272201(O), 272503(R), 272593(Fax)
S.P. : 272318(O), 272307(R), 272307(Fax)

Legislature in Bihar

Earlier, Bihar had a unicameral legislature which later got converted into bicameral legislature system under the Government of India Act, 1919. At present, Bihar is one of the seven states having bicameral legislature in India. Thus, this state has two legislative houses – first one is Bihar Vidhan Parishad (Bihar Legislative council) having 75 members and second one is Bihar Vidhan Sabha (Bihar Legislative Assembly) which has 243 members. Bihar has total 40 seats in the Lok Sabha - lower house of Parliament and 16 seats in the Rajya Sabha - upper house of Parliament.

Bihar Vidhan Parishad (Bihar Legislative Council)

Bihar Vidhan Parishad, also known as Bihar Legislative Council forms upper house of Bihar Legislataure. A separate Legislative Council for Bihar came into existence in 1936. Bihar Vidhan Parishad is a permanent body which is not subject to any kind of dissolution. Members of this council are indirectly elected through an electoral college for six years. At present, there are 27 committees functioning under this Council and along with three financial committees are also in functional stage consisting members of both houses of the State Legislature. Bihar Vidhan Parishad has a total of 75 members. Presiding officers of Bihar Vidhan Parishad are known as Chairman and Deputy Chairman.

Bihar Vidhan Parishad
Strength of Council: 75
Official Website: http://www.biharvidhanparishad.gov.in/

Chairman, Bihar Legislative Council
Shri Awadhesh Narain Singh
Office Phone: (0612)-2215245, (0612)-2215819
Residence Phone: 0612-2541530
Mobile: 9431018630
Fax: (0612)-2215683

Deputy Chairman, Bihar Legislative Council
Shri Haroon Rashid
Office Phone: (0612)-2215678
Residence Phone: 0612-2520986
Mobile: 09431250157, 09431832039
Fax: (0612)-2215678

Bihar Legislative Assembly (Bihar Vidhan Sabha)

Bihar Vidhan Sabha, also known as Bihar Legislative Assembly, forms lower house of bicameral legislature in Bihar state. In 1937, Bihar Legislative Assembly came into existence. Unlike Vidhan Parishad, Bihar Vidhan Sabha is not a permanent body and is subject to dissolution. Members of Bihar Legislative Assembly are directly elected by the people for six years or till the assembly dissolves. There are three sessions (Budget, Monsoon & Winter) every year that took place in the Legislative Assembly. Bihar Vidhan Sabha consists of total 243 members. Present Jitan Ram Manjhi government is a minority which is supported by the Congress, RJD and CPI to form majority status. Shri Uday Narain Choudhary is the speaker of Bihar Legisaltive Assembly.

Bihar Vidhan Sabha
Strength of Assembly: 243
Official Website: http://vidhansabha.bih.nic.in/

Speaker, Bihar Legislative Assembly
Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, JD(U)
Address: 2, Deshratna Marg, Patna-800015
Telephone No.: 0612-2217856, 2217082 (O)
0612-2215232, 2215858 (R)
Mobile: 9534099997

Leader of Bihar Legislative Assembly
Nitish Kumar, JD(U)

Leader of Opposition in Bihar Legislative Assembly
Dr.Prem Kumar, BJP

List of Members of Parliament (MPs) in Bihar

Elected Member : Satish Chandra Dubey
Parliamentary Constituency: Valmikinagar
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Dr.Sanjay Jaiswal
Parliamentary Constituency: W.Champaran
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Radha Mohan Singh
Parliamentary Constituency: E.Champaran
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Rama Devi
Parliamentary Constituency: Sheohar
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Ram Kumar Sharma
Parliamentary Constituency: Sitamarahi
Party Affiliation: Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP)

Elected Member : Hukum Deo Narayan Yadav
Parliamentary Constituency: Madhubani
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Birendra Kumar Choudhary
Parliamentary Constituency: Jhanjharpur
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Dr. Arun Kumar
Parliamentary Constituency: Jehanabad
Party Affiliation: Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP)

Elected Member : Sushil Singh
Parliamentary Constituency: Aurangabad
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Hari Manjhi
Parliamentary Constituency: Gaya
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Giriraj Singh
Parliamentary Constituency: Nawada
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Chirag Paswan
Parliamentary Constituency: Jamui
Party Affiliation: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)

Elected Member : Raj Kishore Singh
Parliamentary Constituency: Ara
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Ashwani Kumar Chaubey
Parliamentary Constituency: Buxar
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Chhedi Paswan
Parliamentary Constituency: Sasaram
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Upendra Kushwaha
Parliamentary Constituency: Karakat
Party Affiliation: Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP)

Elected Member : Veena Devi
Parliamentary Constituency: Munger
Party Affiliation: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)

Elected Member : Kaushlendra
Parliamentary Constituency: Nalanda
Party Affiliation: Janta Dal (United) (JDU)

Elected Member : Shatrughan Sinha
Parliamentary Constituency: Patna Saheb
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Ram Kripal Yadav
Parliamentary Constituency: Patliputra
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)
Elected Member : Ranjeet Ranjan
Parliamentary Constituency: Supaul
Party Affiliation: Indian National Congress (INC)

Elected Member : Tasleem Uddin
Parliamentary Constituency: Arariya
Party Affiliation: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)

Elected Member : Md. Asrarul Haque
Parliamentary Constituency: Kishanganj
Party Affiliation: Indian National Congress (INC)

Elected Member : Tariq Anwar
Parliamentary Constituency: Katihar
Party Affiliation: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

Elected Member : Santosh Kumar Kushwaha
Parliamentary Constituency: Purnea
Party Affiliation: Janta Dal (United) (JDU)

Elected Member : Rajesh Ranjan
Parliamentary Constituency: Madhepura
Party Affiliation: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)

Elected Member : Kriti Azad
Parliamentary Constituency: Drabhanga
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Ajay Nishad
Parliamentary Constituency: Muzuffarpur
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Ram Kishor Singh
Parliamentary Constituency: Vaishali
Party Affiliation: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)

Elected Member : Janak Ram
Parliamentary Constituency: Gopalganj
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Om Prakash Yadav
Parliamentary Constituency: Siwan
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Janardan Singh Sigriwal
Parliamentary Constituency: Maharajganj
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : R.P. Rudy
Parliamentary Constituency: Saran
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Ramvilas Paswan
Parliamentary Constituency: Hajipur
Party Affiliation: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)

Elected Member : Nityanand Rai
Parliamentary Constituency: Ujiyarpur
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Ram Chandra Paswan
Parliamentary Constituency: Samastipur
Party Affiliation: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)

Elected Member : Bhola Singh
Parliamentary Constituency: Begusarai
Party Affiliation: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)

Elected Member : Choudhary Mahboob Ali Kesar
Parliamentary Constituency: Khagariya
Party Affiliation: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)

Elected Member : Sailesh Kumar
Parliamentary Constituency: Bhagalpur
Party Affiliation: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)

Elected Member : Jai Prakash Narayan Yadav
Parliamentary Constituency: Banka
Party Affiliation: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)

List of Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) in Bihar

Elected Member: Dhirendra Pratap Singh
Constituency: Valmiki Nagar
Party Affiliation: Independent

Elected Member: Bhagirathi Devi
Constituency: Ramnagar
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Vinay Varma
Constituency: Narkatiaganj
Party Affiliation: INC

Elected Member: Raghaw Sharan Pandey
Constituency: Bagaha
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Vinay Bihari
Constituency: Lauriya
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Ajay Kumar Singh
Constituency: Raxaul
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Shamim Ahmad
Constituency: Narkatiya
Party Affiliation:RJD

Elected Member: Raju Tiwari
Constituency: Govindganj
Party Affiliation: LJP

Elected Member: Rajesh Kumar
Constituency: Kesaria
Party Affiliation: RJD

Elected Member: Sachindra Prasad Singh
Constituency: Kalyanpur
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member:Sharfuddin
Constituency: Sheohar
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Syed Abu Dozana
Constituency: Sursand
Party Affiliation: RJD

Elected Member: Bhawana Jha
Constituency: Benipatti
Party Affiliation: INC

Elected Member: Kapil Deo Kamat
Constituency: Babubarhi
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Ram Prit Paswan
Constituency: Rajnagar
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Guljar Devi
Constituency: Phulparas
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Anirudh Prasad Yadav
Constituency: Nirmali
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Veena Bharti
Constituency: Triveniganj
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Anil Kumar Yadav
Constituency: Narpatganj
Party Affiliation: RJD

Elected Member: Vidya Sagar Keshri
Constituency: Forbesganj
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Avidur Rahman
Constituency: Araria
Party Affiliation: INC

Elected Member: Vijay Kumar Mandal
Constituency: Sikti
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Abdul Jalil Mastan
Constituency: Amour
Party Affiliation: INC


Elected Member: Abdus Subhan
Constituency: Baisi
Party Affiliation: RJD

Elected Member: Mohd. Afaque Alam
Constituency: Kasba
Party Affiliation: INC

Elected Member: Krishna Kumar Rishi
Constituency: Banmankhi
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Leshi Singh
Constituency: Dhamdaha
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Vijay Kumar Khemka
Constituency: Purnia
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Shakeel Ahmed Khan
Constituency: Kadwa
Party Affiliation: INC

Elected Member: Manohar Prasad Singh
Constituency: Manihari
Party Affiliation: INC

Elected Member: Chandra Shekhar
Constituency: Madhepura
Party Affiliation: RJD

Elected Member: Arun Kumar
Constituency: Saharsa
Party Affiliation: RJD

Elected Member: Dr. Abdul Ghafoor
Constituency: Mahishi
Party Affiliation: RJD

Elected Member: Shashi Bhushan Hazari
Constituency: Kusheshwar Asthan
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Surendra Kumar
Constituency: Aurai
Party Affiliation: RJD

Elected Member: Bebi Kumari
Constituency: Bochahan
Party Affiliation: Independent

Elected Member: Anant Kumar Singh
Constituency: Mokama
Party Affiliation: Independent

Elected Member: Prabhunath Prasad
Constituency: Agiaon
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Lalan Paswan
Constituency: Chenari
Party Affiliation: RLSP

Elected Member: Panna Lal Singh Patel
Constituency: Beldaur
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Poonam Devi Yadav
Constituency: Khagaria
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Subodh Roy
Constituency: Sultanganj
Party Affiliation: JD(U)

Elected Member: Dr. Sunil Kumar
Constituency: Biharsharif
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Ram Vishun Singh
Constituency: Jagdishpur
Party Affiliation: RJD

Elected Member: Rabindra Yadav
Constituency: Jhajha
Party Affiliation: BJP

Elected Member: Kunti Devi
Constituency: Atri
Party Affiliation: RJD


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Constituencies in Bihar

Being a state having bicameral legislative system, Bihar consists of 40 parliamentary constituencies and 243 assembly constituencies. Some of these constituencies are reserved for SC and ST categories especially. Find below lists of parliamentary and assembly constituencies in Bihar with their nos. and reserved category.

Parliamentary Constituencies in Bihar

Elections in Bihar


  • Valmiki Nagar
  • Paschim Champaran
  • Purvi Champaran
  • Karakat
  • Jahanabad
  • Aurangabad
  • Gaya
  • Nawada
  • Jamui
  • Sheohar
  • Sitamarhi
  • Madhubani
  • Saran
  • Bhagalpur

  • Jhanjharpur
  • Supaul
  • Katihar
  • Purnia
  • Madhepura
  • Darbhanga
  • Vaishali
  • Muzaffarpur
  • Hajipur
  • Ujiarpur
  • Samastipur
  • Begusarai
  • Khagaria
  • Maharajganj

  • Banka
  • Araria
  • Kishanganj
  • Munger
  • Nalanda
  • Patna Sahib
  • Pataliputra
  • Arrah
  • Buxar
  • Sasaram
  • Gopalganj
  • Siwan



  • Assembly Constituencies in Bihar

  • Valmiki Nagar
  • Ramnagar, Paschim Champaran (SC)
  • Narkatiaganj
  • Bagaha
  • Lauriya
  • Nautan
  • Chanpatia
  • Bettiah
  • Sikta
  • Raxaul
  • Sugauli
  • Narkatiya
  • Harsidhi (SC)
  • Govindganj
  • Kesaria
  • Kalyanpur, Purvi Champaran
  • Pipra, Purvi Champaran
  • Madhuban
  • Motihari
  • Chiraia
  • Dhaka
  • Sheohar
  • Riga
  • Bathnaha (SC)
  • Parihar
  • Sursand
  • Bajpatti
  • Sitamarhi
  • Runnisaidpur
  • Belsand
  • Harlakhi
  • Benipatti
  • Khajauli
  • Babubarhi
  • Bisfi
  • Madhubani
  • Rajnagar, Madhubani (SC)
  • Jhanjharpur
  • Phulparas
  • Laukaha
  • Nirmali
  • Pipra, Supaul
  • Supaul
  • Barh
  • Bakhtiarpur
  • Digha
  • Bankipur
  • Kumhrar
  • Patna Sahib
  • Fatuha
  • Danapur
  • Maner
  • Phulwari (SC)
  • Masaurhi (SC)
  • Paliganj
  • Bikram
  • Sandesh
  • Barhara
  • Bakhri (SC)
  • Alauli (SC)
  • Khagaria
  • Beldaur
  • Parbatta
  • Gaya Town
  • Tikari
  • Belaganj
  • Atri
  • Wazirganj
  • Rajauli (SC)
  • Hisua
  • Barachatti (SC)
  • Bodh Gaya (SC)
  • Nawada
  • Gobindpur
  • Aurangabad, Bihar
  • Rafiganj
  • Gurua
  • Sherghati
  • Imamganj (SC)
  • Warsaliganj
  • Sikandra (SC)
  • Samastipur
  • Triveniganj (SC)
  • Chhatapur
  • Narpatganj
  • Raniganj, Araria (SC)
  • Forbesganj
  • Araria
  • Jokihat
  • Sikti
  • Bahadurganj
  • Thakurganj
  • Kishanganj
  • Kochadhaman
  • Amour
  • Baisi
  • Kasba, Purnia
  • Banmankhi (SC)
  • Rupauli
  • Dhamdaha
  • Purnia
  • Katihar
  • Kadwa
  • Balrampur, Katihar
  • Pranpur
  • Manihari (ST)
  • Barari
  • Korha (SC)
  • Alamnagar
  • Bihariganj
  • Singheshwar (SC)
  • Madhepura
  • Sonbarsha, Saharsa (SC)
  • Saharsa
  • Simri Bakhtiarpur
  • Mahishi
  • Kusheshwar Asthan (SC)
  • Gaura Bauram
  • Benipur
  • Alinagar
  • Darbhanga Rural
  • Darbhanga
  • Hayaghat
  • Bahadurpur
  • Keoti
  • Jale
  • Gaighat
  • Aurai
  • Minapur
  • Bochahan (SC)
  • Sakra (SC)
  • Kurhani
  • Muzaffarpur
  • Kanti
  • Baruraj
  • Paroo
  • Sahebganj, Muzaffarpur
  • Baikunthpur
  • Barauli, Bihar
  • Gopalganj
  • Kuchaikote
  • Bhore (SC)
  • Hathua
  • Mahnar
  • Patepur (SC)
  • Kalyanpur, Samastipur (SC)
  • Warisnagar
  • Rajgir (SC)
  • Islampur, Nalanda
  • Hilsa
  • Nalanda
  • Harnaut
  • Mokama
  • Morwa
  • Sarairanjan
  • Mohiuddinnagar
  • Bibhutipur
  • Jamui
  • Jhajha
  • Chakai
  • Mahua
  • Raja Pakar (SC)
  • Raghopur, Vaishali
  • Arwal
  • Siwan
  • Ziradei
  • Darauli (SC)
  • Raghunathpur, Siwan
  • Daraunda
  • Barharia
  • Goriakothi
  • Maharajganj, Siwan
  • Ekma
  • Manjhi
  • Baniapur
  • Taraiya
  • Marhaura
  • Chapra, Saran
  • Garkha (SC)
  • Lalganj
  • Vaishali
  • Rosera (SC)
  • Hasanpur
  • Cheria-Bariarpur
  • Bachhwara
  • Teghra
  • Matihani
  • Sahebpur Kamal
  • Begusarai
  • Bihpur
  • Gopalpur
  • Pirpainti (SC)
  • Kahalgaon
  • Bhagalpur
  • Sultanganj
  • Nathnagar
  • Amarpur
  • Dhoraiya (SC)
  • Banka
  • Katoria (ST)
  • Belhar
  • Tarapur
  • Munger
  • Jamalpur, Munger
  • Suryagarha
  • Lakhisarai
  • Sheikhpura
  • Barbigha
  • Asthawan
  • Biharsharif
  • Arrah (194)
  • Agiaon (SC)
  • Tarari
  • Jagdishpur
  • Shahpur
  • Brahampur
  • Buxar
  • Dumraon
  • Rajpur (SC)
  • Ramgarh, Kaimur
  • Mohania (SC)
  • Bhabua
  • Chainpur
  • Chenari (SC)
  • Sasaram
  • Kargahar
  • Dinara
  • Nokha
  • Dehri
  • Karakat
  • Kurtha
  • Jehanabad
  • Ghosi
  • Makhdumpur (SC)
  • Goh
  • Obra
  • Nabinagar
  • Kutumba (SC)
  • Ujiarpur
  • Amnour
  • Parsa
  • Sonepur
  • Hajipur



  • Judiciary in Bihar

    Like other states of the country, Judiciary in Bihar is also headed by the Chief Justice. Patna High Court adjudicates over matters relating to Bihar. Established on February 3, 1916 it got affiliated under the Government of India Act, 1915. However, it commenced work from 1st March, 1916. Patna High Court has given two Chief Justice of India, first was Hon'ble Mr. Justice Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha, the 6th C.J.I. and second was Hon'ble Mr. Justice Lalit Mohan Sharma, the 24th C.J.I. Justice Gyan Sudha Misra who hails from Bihar is the first woman judge of the Supreme Court of India. Justice Rekha Doshit who is currently Chief Justice of Patna High Court is the first woman to hold this coveted office. Apart from high courts there are many district and session courts for looking into judicial matters of that particular region.

    Patna High Court
    Bailey Road, Patna: 800001
    Bihar, India
    Website: http://patnahighcourt.bih.nic.in/

    Vinod Kumar Sinha
    Registrar General, Patna High Court

    Hon'ble Judges of Patna High Court

    Hon'ble The Chief Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari

    The Hon'ble Justice Hemant Gupta

    The Hon'ble Justice Navaniti Prasad Singh

    The Hon'ble Justice Ramesh Kumar Datta

    The Hon'ble Justice Samarendra Pratap Singh

    The Hon'ble Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi

    The Hon'ble Justice Mihir Kumar Jha

    The Hon'ble Justice Kishore Kumar Mandal

    The Hon'ble Dr. Justice Ravi Ranjan

    The Hon'ble Justice Anjana Prakash

    The Hon'ble Justice Jyoti Saran

    The Hon'ble Justice Rakesh Kumar

    The Hon'ble Justice Birendra Prasad Verma

    The Hon'ble Justice Dinesh Kumar Singh

    Hon'ble Justice Smt. Nilu Agrawal


    The Hon'ble Justice Hemant Kumar Srivastava

    The Hon'ble Justice Vijayendra Nath

    The Hon'ble Justice Shivaji Pandey

    The Hon'ble Justice Ashwani Kumar Singh

    The Hon'ble Justice Vikash Jain

    The Hon'ble Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah

    The Hon'ble Justice Aditya Kumar Trivedi

    The Hon'ble Justice Rajendra Kumar Mishra

    The Hon'ble Justice Chakradhari Sharan Singh

    The Hon'ble Justice Prabhat Kumar Jha

    The Hon'ble Justice Anjana Mishra

    The Hon'ble Justice Mungeshwar Sahoo

    The Hon'ble Justice Gopal Prasad

    Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sudhir Singh

    Government Departments in Bihar

    Bihar government aims to provide all satisfactory amenities and support to the citizens of the state. To make it possible in a systematic and organized way, several separate government departments have been established concerning every particular section of the state administration. Below are listed various government departments operating under the administration of government of Bihar.

    Agriculture Department
    Strand Road, Patna, Bihar 800015
    Kisan Call Centre: 1800-180-1551 or 1551
    Official Website:http://www.krishi.bih.nic.in

    Animal Husbandry & Fisheries Department
    Vikas Bhawan, Bailey Road, Patna – 800001
    Tel: (0612)-2217543
    Fax: (0612)-2217010
    E-mail: secyahd-bih@nic.in, secyahd.bih@gmail.com
    Helpline: 0612-2233333
    Toll free no.: 1800-345-6185
    Official Website: http://ahd.bih.nic.in/

    Art Culture & Youth Department
    Vikas Bhawan, Bailey Road, Patna - 800001
    Tel: (0612)-2211619
    E-mail: secart-bih@nic.in
    Official Website: http://yac.bih.nic.in/

    BC & EBC Welfare Department
    House No. 6, Chajjubagh, Patna - 800002
    E-mail: secy-bcebc-bih@nic.in
    Official Website: http://bcebcwelfare.bih.nic.in/

    Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms
    Old Secretariat, Patna - 800001
    Tel: (0612)-2216784
    Fax: (0612)-2217466
    E-mail: secy-par-bih@nic.in
    Helpline: 0612-2233333
    Official Website: http://gad.bih.nic.in/

    Health And Family Welfare Department
    1st Floor, Vikas Bhawan, Bailey Road
    Patna - 800015
    Tel: (0612)- 2215809, 2290328, 2217681
    Official Website: http://health.bih.nic.in/

    Home Department
    Old Secretariat, Patna - 800 001
    Phone: 0612-2234518, 2217955
    Fax: 2217983
    Mobile: 09473191457
    E-mail: secy-home-bih@nic.in
    Official Website: http://home.bih.nic.in/

    Labour Resource Department
    Vikas Bhawan, Bailey Road, Patna - 800001
    Tel: (0612)-2213855
    Fax: 2215004
    Mobile: 94731-91436
    E-mail: seclab-bih@nic.in
    Official Website: http://labour.bih.nic.in/

    Bihar Public Service Commission
    Address: 15, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg (Bailey Road), Patna – 800 001 (Bihar)
    EPABX: 2504651, 2504652
    E-Mail: bpscpat-bihnic.in
    Website: http://bpsc.bih.nic.in/

    Bihar Service Selection Commission
    Address: Veterinary College, Patna - 800 014
    Website: http://bssc.bih.nic.in/

    Information & Public Relation Department
    Official Website: http://www.prdbihar.in/

    Information Technology Department
    Technology Bhawan, Vishweswaraiya Bhawan Campus
    Bailey Road, Patna – 800001
    Office: (0612)-2546532
    E-mail: secy_sbte@bihar.gov.in
    Official Website: http://dst.bih.nic.in/

    Transport Department
    Vishwesaraiya Bhawan, Bailey Road
    Patna - 800 015.
    Official Website: http://transport.bih.nic.in/

    Industries Department
    2nd Floor, Vikas Bhawan,
    Bailey Road, Patna - 800015
    Tel: (0612)-2215211
    E-mail: prsecy.ind-bih@nic.in
    Official Website: http://industries.bih.nic.in/
    Board of Revenue Department
    Main Secretariat, Patna - 800 015
    Tel: (0612)-2215676 (O)
    Fax: (0612)-2215677
    Official Website: http://boardofrevenue.bih.nic.in/

    Building Constructions Department
    Visheshwariya Bhawan, Bailey Road, Patna - 800015
    Tel: +91-612-2545656
    Fax: +91-612-2545746
    E-mail: secy-bcd-bih@nic.in
    Official Website: http://bcd.bih.nic.in/

    Co-operative Department
    2nd Floor, Vikas Bhawan, New Secretariat, Patna - 800015
    Tel: (0612)-2215353 (O)
    Fax: 2217127
    E-mail: cooperative-bih@nic.in
    Official Website: http://cooperative.bih.nic.in/

    Police Department

    Official Website: http://biharpolice.bih.nic.in/

    Disaster Department
    Bihar State Disaster Management Authority
    2nd Floor, Pant Bhawan, Bailey road, Patna, Bihar – 800002
    Tel: 0612-2215600 (O)
    Official Website: http://disastermgmt.bih.nic.in/

    Energy Department
    Energy Dept., 8 Daroga Rai Path, Patna - 800001
    Tel: (0612)-2504210
    Fax: 2504189
    E-mail: energy@bihar.gov.in
    Official Website: http://energy.bih.nic.in/

    Environment & Forest Department
    Environment & Forest Dept., Sinchai Bhanwan, Patna – 800015
    Tel: (0612)-2217713
    Mobile: 09473191443
    E-mail: efd-bihnic.in
    Official Website: http://forest.bih.nic.in/

    Finance Department
    Old Secretariat, PO - Sachivalaya, Patna - 800015
    Tel: (0612)-2215805
    Fax: 2217694
    E-mail: finsecy-bih@nic.in
    Official Website: http://finance.bih.nic.in/

    Food & Consumer Protection Department
    Old Secretariat, PO - Sachivalaya, Patna - 800015
    Tel: (0612)-2217799
    Fax: (0612)-2239760
    E-mail: secy-fsc-bih@nic.in
    Official Website: http://fcp.bih.nic.in/

    Education Department
    Phone: 0612-2217016
    Fax: 0612-2235108
    Mobile: 09471002795
    E-mail: secy-edn-bih@nic.in
    Helpine: 0612-2215143
    Website: http://www.educationbihar.gov.in/

    Rural works Department
    5th Floor, Vishveshwarya Bhawan,
    Bailey Road, Patna-800015.
    E-Mail: secretaryrwdbihar@gmail.com, secy-reo-bih@nic.in
    Website: http://www.rwdbihnic.org/Default.aspx
    Tel: {0612}-2545191{O}. Fax:{0612}-2545322. Mobile: 94731-91454.







    For more click to http://gov.bih.nic.in/

    Good governance means a lot when it comes to ensure proper administration further leading to all round development of a state or country as well. And Indian state of Bihar is not an exception too. It is constitutionally headed by Governor, Chief Minister and group of ministers having independent responsibilities. Various government departments have been established to maintain proper functioning of state administration. These departments operate under Government of Bihar and are headed by their respective ministers. Thus, overall administration of Bihar is under supervision of state government which is responsible to provide all necessary facilities and support to its citizens.

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