Birpur

Published: 01.07.2015

Birpur, Bihar, 233231, India

Birpur

a city and a notified area in Supaul district in the state of Bihar,India. It is a small town on the Indo-Nepal border near the historic Kosi Barrage on the Kosi River. It has an airstrip, which is being modernised and later on will be utilized for commercial as well defence use. It had been made when first prime minister of India Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru had landed here to lay the foundation stone of Koshi Barrage. There has been a new helipad constructed next to the airstrip for multi purpose use.

The population of Birpur is mixed. The city mostly consists of colonies made for employees and officers of Koshi project. Its Koshi High School was once most sought after school in entire Koshi region. There is also a Koshi Club here, adjacent to the school campus. It is a centre for sports and cultural activities.

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