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Muzaffarpur





India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
The city of Muzaffarpur famous for Litchis is a vibrant city of North Bihar situated on the bank of Himalayan snow-fed perennial river Burhi Gandak. Muzaffarpur is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India. The district headquarters are located at Muzaffarpur. The district occupies an area of 3173 square kilometers and has a population of 3,743,836 as of 2001.
 
Muzaffarpur is a leading centre of education and it boasts of a medical and an engineering college and one of the oldest universities of north Bihar. Langat Singh College affiliated to the University of Bihar had the likes of Dinkar, Dr Rajendra Prasad and Acharya J B Kriplani as its faculty members. It is also famous for sugar cane and the district has a few sugar mills -now old and dilapidated.It had been the commercial hub of North Bihar and the Wholesale centre of all types of Mill Clothes in famous Marwris community dominated Suta Patti.
 
Muzaffarpur is a rapidly growing city. In recent years this has been greatly compounded by the population explosion, not due to lack of engineering and technological expertise, but most notably, due to extremely poor governance and rampant corruption at every level of the city, district, and state government machineries.This is further fuelled by extremely poor work culture and un-buisnesslike attitude among locals.
 
The downtown area of Muzaffarpur is known as Kalyani Chowk and Saraiyagunj. Both areas are densely populated with small shops selling a plethora of goods and services, with colourful settings and buzzling with mix of crowds. Closeby is the popular Kali temple and Garib Sthan, regularly frequented by Hindu worshippers. A temple of Maa Durga, popularly known as Devi Mandir is situated in Ramna. Apart from it there are several other new and old temples in the town.
 
Muzaffarpur is said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origins back to prehistoric times. It enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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