Bihar Diwas 2022

Bihar Diwas 2022: It’s been 110 years of the formation of the state


Bihar Diwas 2022: Bihar celebrates Bihar Diwas on March 22 to commemorate the state’s establishment. Bihar was formed out of Bengal by the British government in 1912. Every year, the Bihar government releases a notice announcing March 22nd as a public holiday to be observed as Bihar Day, with all schools, institutions, and workplaces closed.

Bihar is commemorating the 110th Bihar Diwas this year, and the day is being commemorated with a bit more passion and excitement under the leadership of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The establishment of Bihar will be commemorated at Gandhi Maidan and Sri Krishna Memorial Hall from March 22nd to March 24th.

The theme for Bihar Diwas 2022

The theme for Bihar Diwas 2022 is ‘Jal, Jeevan, Hariyali.’

Bodhi tree is the state symbol

Bihar’s state emblem is the tree beneath where Gautam Buddha received enlightenment in 531 BC. Other symbols of the state are:

State Symbol – Bodhi Tree

state animal – bull

State Bird – Sparrow

state flower – marigold

State Tree – Peepal

State Sports – Kabaddi

Exceptional contribution to independence

The significance of Bihar’s role to India’s liberation movement is well known. While Veer Kunwar Singh created a fearful environment among the British during the insurrection of 1857, Mahatma Gandhi, the nation’s father, launched the first Satyagraha from Champaran in Bihar.

There are other additional tourist attractions, including Nalanda

Who hasn’t heard of the city of Nalanda? Nalanda University, one of the world’s oldest institutions, used to draw thousands of students from all across India and beyond. Even after being destroyed by the invaders, its ruins are still a tourist attraction today. Apart from that, there are several additional tourist attractions in the state, which we will highlight for you.

Patna City- Patna, also known as Pataliputra in the past, is steeped in history. The city, which sits on the banks of the Ganges, has seen many great empires come and go. There are other additional attractions in the city, notably Golghar. Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of Sikhism, was also born in this city.

Bodh Gaya is the state’s capital and one of the state’s most important cities. Gautam Buddha obtained enlightenment beneath the Bodhi tree in this location. This city, which is located on the banks of the Falgu River, is home to a number of tourist attractions, including the Mahabodhi Temple and the Barabar Caves. This is one of the state’s primary identities.

Rajgir was once known as Rajgriha and is notable for its Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist sacred sites. The city was once the Magadha Empire’s capital. Gautam Buddha preached and remained here for many years. It was also here that the first Buddhist association was formed. There are also animal sanctuaries and hill stations in the city, which are popular tourist destinations.

Some other tourist places

Tomb of Sher Shah Suri in Sasaram

Buddhist Stupa of Vaishali

Poonaura Dham – Birthplace of Mother Sita

Thabe Mata Temple in Gopalganj