About Chakia

Chakia is one of the important and commercial towns and a Nagar Panchayat in Purvi Champaran district in the state of Bihar, India. Chakia is sub divisional headquarter town and also block headquarter. During the British rule, Champaran Sugar Mill was founded in 1905. sugar cane mill is now defunct since 1995. Chakia is one of the many gateways to near by villages. Cloths and food grain traded between near by villages and Chakia. Chakia now is a rapidly growing town. Chakia has many old and famous places of worship like Shree Rani Sati Mandir, Baudhi Devi Mandir, Balkhana Devi Mandir, Durga Mandir, Maruti Mandir (Bife Bazaar), Hanumaan Mandir (Bara Bazaar), Noori Masjid (Near Railway Station), Jama Masjid and many more. The town down area of chakia are Keshria Road, Sahebganj Road, Station Road, Motihari Road, Hospital Road and Madhuban Road. There areas are densely populated with small shops as well as branded or non-branded shop selling various types of goods and services. The associate Post Office is called Bara Chakia. This town is served by a broad gauge train and connected by NH-28. The railway station is called Chakia. It is also the closest railway station to Kesaria Stupa, a Buddhist pilgrimage site.

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This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Chakia.