11 Facts About Banka district


Banka district was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing many cruel British forces.

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Banka district served as Union Minister of State during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government and the Chandra Shekhar government.

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Banka district was a successful sports administrator, having served as President of the National Rifle Association of India since 1999.

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Banka district was one of the three founding members of the Samta Party.

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Banka district occupies an area of 3,020 square kilometres, comparatively equivalent to Canada's Akimiski Island.

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Banka district is gradually becoming a religious tourism hotspot for Hinduism and Jainism.

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Banka district is a largely agrarian economy and is considered the "rice bowl" of Bihar.

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Banka district is strategically located near the source of raw materials for heavy industries.

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Banka district is connected to Patna, the capital of Bihar, by a dedicated Express train.

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The Banka district has a population density of 672 inhabitants per square kilometre.

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Languages used in the district include Maithili, an Indo-Aryan language written in the Tirhuta Script and spoken by at least 725,000 people in the Banka.

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