About JagdishpurJagdishpur is a sub-division of a district in Bihar. The town under the Bhojpur district has actively participated in the Sepoy Rebellion of 1857. Today it is one of the fast developing towns of Bihar and has the basic infrastructure to meet the expectations of the residents.
History of JagdishpurJagdishpur was also among the flagbearer of the rebellion of 1857. The region under Veer Kunwar Singh revolted against East India Company in 1857. Kunwar Singh was born in 1777 and succeeded to the throne in 1826. An able administrator he was instrumental in ensuring the well being of his people. He played a very prominent role in the rebellion of1857and participated in the battle of Kanpur. During his return flight to his hometown, he was severely injured by a bullet shot in his right hand. The injury was very critical because of which he had to cut is right hand off. Thus, he lost his right hand during his battle against the British. Nevertheless, nothing stopped him from conquering back his own territory and on 23 April 1858, he finally conquered his fort and raised the flag of India in the place of the flag of Britain. Even today, on 23 April is celebrated with great joy and respect in Jagdishpur as a mark of respect to this famous ruler of Jagdishpur.
Geography of JagdishpurJagdispur is situated on a high elevated land above sea level and is not surrounded by any kind of large river basin which keeps it safe from floods and other calamities.The people have to depend on rainwater and groundwater in order to fulfill their needs and also their irrigation needs. Unfortunately, rainwater is not enough to meet their daily and irrigation requirements. However, the government has made some useful arrangements for water sources so that the people do not have to suffer through a dry spell.
Tourism in JagdishpurOwing to its historical importance Jagdishpur is visited by tourists from across parts of the country. One can also find few hotels and restaurants to meet the requirements of the visitors. These hotels provide the comfortable stay and good food.
Akrua, Unnamed Road, Bhojpur - 802159
Shitala Guest House
Judge Bazar, Bihiya, Bhojpur, Main Road, Bihiya, Bhojpur - 802152
Hotel Nirmala Inn
Naya Tola Ara Road, Jagdishpur, Bhojpur - 802158
Station Road, Piro, Bhojpur - 802207
Hotel Raj Shree
South Ramna Road, Moula Bagh, Arrah, Bihar 802301; India
Hotel Ara Exotica
Nawada, Arrah, Bihar 802301
Healthcare in JagdishpurIn Jagdishpur you can find few well-maintained and efficiently managed hospitals that can handle all emergency situations. Apart from hospitals and private clinics there are chemist shops fulfill the demand of medicines and other medical requirements in the town.
Jagdishpur Sub Divisional Hospital
Ara Mohania Road, Utarwari Jangal Mahal, Jagdishpur, Bihar 802158
Bhojpur, Bihar 802301
Arav Anusha Hospital Building
Navodya Vidyalya Road, Bihiya, Bihar
Arrah-Buxar Rd, Bihar: 802165
Itwa, NH 84, Shahpur, Bihar
The town is well connected via rail routes and bus routes. Arrah Junction is one of the nearest railways station connecting Jagdishpur to rest of Bihar and India. Roadway buses ply all through the day connecting the city to other important parts of Bihar.
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