Place:Champaran

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Champaran
Region
Champaran is located in India
Champaran
Champaran
Location in Bihar, India
Champaran is located in Bihar
Champaran
Champaran
Champaran (Bihar)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 26°50′37″N 84°40′57″E / 26.8437°N 84.6826°E / 26.8437; 84.6826
Country India
StateBihar
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Champaran is a region of Bihar in India.[1] It is now divided into an East Champaran district and a West Champaran district.

Notable people

  • Manoj Bajpai – Indian film actor
  • Dinesh Bhramar – poet and noted figure in Hindi and Bhojpuri literature
  • Anuranjan Jha – Indian journalist
  • Prakash Jha – Indian filmmaker
  • Ramesh Chandra Jha – Indian poet, novelist and freedom fighter
  • Abdullah Khan – novelist and screenwriter
  • Ravish Kumar – Indian journalist
  • Gopal Singh Nepali – Indian poet of Hindi literature, Bollywood lyricist
  • George Orwell – English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic
  • Kedar Pandey – Congress leader and ex-Chief Minister of Bihar
  • Afroz Alam Sahil – Indian journalist
  • Raj Kumar Shukla – indigo cultivator, activist
  • Radha Mohan Singh – Indian politician

References

Further reading

  • "Champaran Gramodyog Sansthan". http://www.champaran.org. 
  • Singh, Shankar Dayal. Gandhi's first step: Champaran movement, by B.R. Pub. Corp., 1994. ISBN:81-7018-834-2.
  • Chakrabarti D.K. (1996b). From Purnea to Champaran: The distribution of sites in the north Bihar plains. South Asian Studies, 12:pp. 147–158