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Situated in the eastern region of Bihar, the city of Bhagalpur is best known for producing and distributing high quality silk to the rest of the country. The city’s production of Tussar sarees and Tussar silk have made their deep mark in the International markets. Apart from silk, the city also harbours large reserves of sugar and rice. The city which is located at 141 feet above the level of the sea is said to be the capital of the kingdom, Anga which was under the reign of Karna, the great warrior from the Mahabharata times.
Bhagalpur railway station
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There is no dearth of transportation facilities which connects this city to the other parts of the country and vice versa. The major railway station here is the Bhagalpur Junction railway station, which is located on the Howrah-Kuil loop. This is believed to be the third busiest railway station in the state of Bihar. The railway line connects to the major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Surat, Kanpur, Guwhati and Bangalore. The food delivery in train facilities are present at this railway station. You can easily order food in BHAGALPUR JN Station with Traveler Food; who delivers the food right at your seat.
The genuine Bihari cuisines forms the major cuisine of Bhagalpur; thus the food is hot as well as spicy. The popular cuisine includes kadhi bari, choora, ghugni and khichdi. The sweet dishes popular in this city are tilkut, peda, balushahi, malpua, rabri and churna.
The Bhagalpur city has a rich and an antique cultural past which it is still preserving. A vast variations in monuments, paintings, artifacts, music, folk dance forms and folklores can be witnessed here. A number of renowned writers, poets, artists and musicians hail from this city. The variations in the art forms as observed in different eras in the past is refreshed for the onlookers in the Bhagalpur Museum which contains the cultural representations of the past. Paika and Jhijhian happen to be one of the oldest and major dance form of this region. A number of folk songs are performed by the women of this region and the major ones are Ropni and Kazri. Bishahri Puja is one of the major festival celebrated here where the women sing folk songs and worship goddess Bishahari.