• Prannam is a common greeting in Bihar and Jharkhand, India. We present to you some interesting information about Bihar and Jharkhand.

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    Bhojpuri is an Indo-Aryan language which is spoken by the people of the Northern-Eastern region of India and the Terai region of Nepal. Did you know that about 51 million people speak in this language? It is chiefly spoken in western Bihar, eastern Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and northwestern Jharkhand.


    (Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bihar#/media/File:Aerial_view,Patna(314731093).jpg)

    Notable people like Mangal Pandey, World-renowned popular figure who fought For India’s freedom beloned from this region.

    Traditional cuisine includes platters of Galawati and Kakori kababs in Oudh and fish. Wheat, rice, gram, maize, and pulses along with curd, milk, vegetables, ghee and vegetable oils, constitute the items of daily food, rice being the staple food of the people. Samosa is a popular cuisine of this region.

    Jhijhiya is a ritual dance mostly performed by the people of this region at the time of Dussehra, in dedication to Durga Bhairavi, the goddess of victory.


    (Image source: https://arjunvaju.wordpress.com/2017/12/27/jhijhiya-dance/)

    These are some of the interesting facts about the Bhojpuri culture. If you want to share some more information like this, please comment below!