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The Champaran Satyagraha Bihar

Bihari ryots in Champaran had revolted against indigo cultivation in 1914 at Pipra and 1916 at Turkaulia. In order to express solidarity with the suffering farmers, Mahatma Gandhi visited Champaran in April 1917

Battle of Buxar

After the Battle of Buxar (1764), the East India Company established direct control over Bihar, Bengal and Odisha. Due to the fertile soil, abundant water and skilled labour, this region had attracted colonial powers.

Nalanda University in Bihar

Bihar remained a hot seat of cultural activities and higher learning with varsities like Nalanda attracting foreign visitors till the invasion by Muslim rulers in 12 Century A.D. Muslim invasion during medieval era.

Chandragupta Maurya

The Nanda empire was replaced by Mauryas who along with Buddhism flourished in the region of present day Bihar from 325 B.C. for well over 1,000 years.

Bodh Gaya in Bihar

Vaishali was ruled by the Licchvi kingdom which had a republic form of government. The supreme king was elected by a confederation of kingdoms governed by local rulers.