Dighwara

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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (Retd.)

Dighwara on Saran District Map

Dighwara is a town in the Saran district, state of Bihar, India.

Location

The town lies on the banks of Ganges River. Dighwara is located at 25.73°N 85.0°E

Origin of name

The name probably derives from 'Dirgh-dwar', literally "large gate", as Dighwara is claimed to be the entrance to the mythological city of king Daksha.

History

Notable persons

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