Shiekhpura

Sheikhpura district is one of the thirty eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Sheikhpura town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Sheikhpura district is a part of Munger Division. Sheikhpura was separated from Munger District and was made a separate district with headquarters at Sheikhpura on 31 July 1994. Sheikhpura district has given many veteran leaders to the nation like the first chief minister of Bihar, Shri Krishna Singh, Sukhdev Prasad Singh, Member of Parliyament Rajo Singh etc. The main role in the formation of this district was of Rajo Singh.

Sheikhpura district occupies an area of 689 square kilometres (266 sq mi), comparatively equivalent to the Solomon Islands’ Kolombangara.

Shekhpura is one of the smallest district of Bihar having just six blocks and people are dependent on agriculture. Sone Mining of smaller hillocks with crushers is one of the main activities for employment. In 2006 Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Sheikhpura one of the country’s 250 Poverty in India (out of a total of 640).It is one of the 36 districts in Bihar currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).

According to the 2011 census Sheikhpura district has a population of 634,927, roughly equal to the nation of Montenegro or the US state of Vermont.This gives it a ranking of 516th in India (out of a total of 640).The district has a population density of 922 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,390/sq mi).Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 20.82%.Sheikhpura has a sex ratio of 926 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 65.96%.

The district is a part of erstwhile Magadh empire and proudly follows rich culture of Magadh. Tourist Places: Arghauti Pokhar, Girihinda Pahar (With Temple of Lord ‘SHIV’), Samas (Lord ‘VISHNU’),.Tripurai Temple famous in Akhara Village which is situated in Chewara Block. You reach Akhara Village via two route via chewara city and Ariyari ,Situated 14km from sheikhpura