Timeline of Bihar

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Bihar is a state located in the eastern part of India.


Neolithic (10800–3300 BC)

Chirand, located on the northern bank of the Ganga River in the Saran district, Bihar has archaeological records starting from the Neolithic age (about 2500–1345 BC). [1] [2] Settlement in Chirand covers three periods – Period I (Neolithic, 2500–1345 BC), Period II (Chalcolithic, 1600 B.C) and Period III (Iron Age). [3]

Bronze Age (3300–1300 BC)

Iron Age (1500–200 BC)

Late Vedic Kingdoms

1100–500 BCE: Mithila region of Bihar became the center of Indian power during the Vedic Period under the rule of Janaks. Sita, daughter of one of the Janaks of Mithila, is mentioned as the consort of Lord Rama in the Hindu epic Ramayana, written by Valmiki. [4]


Early Magadha Empire

Middle Kingdoms (230 BC – 1206 AD)

Medieval Period (1206–1526)

Modern Period (1526 - 1757)

Colonial Period (1757 – 1947)

British East India Company

The British Rulers

Post Independence (1947 – 1990)

1990 -

Lalu–Rabri Yadav (1990 – 2005)

Nitish Kumar ( Post 1997)

References and footnotes

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  3. "distinguishing features of Chirand Neolithic pottery first noticed at Chirand was post-firing painting in ochre colour mainly on grey ware, but sometimes on red-ware also".
  4. Michael Witzel (1989), Colette Caillat (ed.), Tracing the Vedic dialects, in Dialectes dans les litteratures Indo-Aryennes (PDF), Paris: de Boccard
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  12. Dr. Rajendra Prasad's Letters to Anugrah Narayan Sinha (1989). First Finance cum Labour Minister. Rajendra Prasad's archive. ISBN   9788170230021 . Retrieved 2007-06-25.
  13. "Bihar's first exemplary government". The Times of India . 1998-01-01.
  14. "Bihar was once best administrated state during first government's tenure under sri babu:Nitish Kumar". The Hindustan Times. 2009-12-15. Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2009-12-15.
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