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Maithili language

Index Maithili language

Maithili (Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Bihar and Jharkhand states of India and is one of the 22 recognised Indian languages. [1]

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Abahattha

Abahattha (Prakrit: abasatta, অবহট্‌ঠ ôbôhôtthô, ultimately from Sanskrit apaśabda; "meaningless sound") is a stage in the evolution of the Eastern group of Indo-Aryan languages.

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Acharya Ramlochan Saran

Acharya Ramlochan Saran (born February 11, 1889 in Muzaffarpur, d. May 14, 1971) was a Hindi littérateur, grammarian and publisher.

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Araria district

Araria district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Araria town is the administrative headquarters of this district.

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Assam

Assam is a state in Northeast India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys.

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Bajjika

Bajjika is a language spoken in eastern India, considered by some to be a dialect of the Maithili language.

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.

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Begusarai district

Begusarai District is one of the thirty-eight districts of the Indian state of Bihar.

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Bengal

Bengal (Bānglā/Bôngô /) is a geopolitical, cultural and historical region in Asia, which is located in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent at the apex of the Bay of Bengal.

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Bengali language

Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.

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Bhagalpur district

Bhagalpur district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Bhagalpur town is the administrative headquarters of this district.

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Bihar

Bihar is an Indian state considered to be a part of Eastern as well as Northern India.

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Bihari languages

Bihari is the western group of Eastern Indo-Aryan languages, mainly spoken in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh and also in Nepal.

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Bokaro district

Bokaro district is one of the most industrialized zones in India.

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Brahmin

Brahmin (Sanskrit: ब्राह्मण) is a varna (class) in Hinduism specialising as priests, teachers (acharya) and protectors of sacred learning across generations.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Constitution of India

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India.

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Constitution of Nepal

Constitution of Nepal 2015 (Nepali Name:नेपालको संविधान २०७२) is the present governing Constitution of Nepal.

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Dalit

Dalit, meaning "broken/scattered" in Sanskrit and Hindi, is a term mostly used for the castes in India that have been subjected to untouchability.

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Darbhanga

Darbhanga was, as of 2011, the sixth-largest urban agglomeration in the Indian state of Bihar with a population of nearly three lakh people.

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Darbhanga district

Darbhanga district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state in eastern India, and Darbhanga city is the administrative headquarters of this district and 5th largest city of Bihar as well.

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Delhi

Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.

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Deoghar district

Deoghar district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India, and Deoghar town is the administrative headquarters of this district.

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Devanagari

Devanagari (देवनागरी,, a compound of "''deva''" देव and "''nāgarī''" नागरी; Hindi pronunciation), also called Nagari (Nāgarī, नागरी),Kathleen Kuiper (2010), The Culture of India, New York: The Rosen Publishing Group,, page 83 is an abugida (alphasyllabary) used in India and Nepal.

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Dhanbad district

Dhanbad district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Dhanbad is the administrative headquarters of this district.

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Dhanusa District

Dhanusha District, (धनुषा जिल्ला), a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal.

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East Champaran district

East Champaran is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India.

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East Singhbhum district

East Singhbhum (is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India. It was created on 16 January 1990. More than 50% of the district is covered by dense forests and mountains, where wild animals once roamed freely.

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Eastern Nagari script

Eastern Nagari script, Assamese script, Bengali script, Assamese-Bengali script or Purbi script is the basis of the Assamese alphabet and the Bengali alphabet.

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Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India

The Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India lists the official languages of the Republic of India.

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Gauḍa (region)

Gauda (গৌড়), was a territory located in Bengal in ancient and medieval times,Majumdar, Dr.

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George Abraham Grierson

Sir George Abraham Grierson (7 January 1851 – 9 March 1941) was an Irish administrator and linguist in British India.

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Grammar

In linguistics, grammar (from Greek: γραμματική) is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language.

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Hindu calendar

Hindu calendar is a collective term for the various lunisolar calendars traditionally used in India.

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History of India

The history of India includes the prehistoric settlements and societies in the Indian subcontinent; the advancement of civilisation from the Indus Valley Civilisation to the eventual blending of the Indo-Aryan culture to form the Vedic Civilisation; the rise of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism;Sanderson, Alexis (2009), "The Śaiva Age: The Rise and Dominance of Śaivism during the Early Medieval Period." In: Genesis and Development of Tantrism, edited by Shingo Einoo, Tokyo: Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo, 2009.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indo-Aryan languages

The Indo-Aryan or Indic languages are the dominant language family of the Indian subcontinent.

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Indo-Iranian languages

The Indo-Iranian languages or Indo-Iranic languages, or Aryan languages, constitute the largest and easternmost extant branch of the Indo-European language family.

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Janaka

Janaka or Janak was a king of Videha.

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Janakpur, Nepal

Janakpur (जनकपुर) is the headquarters of Dhanusa District in Nepal.

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Jharkhand

Jharkhand (lit. "Bushland" or The land of forest) is a state in eastern India, carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000.

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Jyotirishwar Thakur

Jyotirishwar Thakur or (1290–1350) was a Maithil poet and an early Maithili and Sanskrit writer, known for the, his encyclopedic work in Maithili.

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Kaithi

Kaithi, also called "Kayathi" or "Kayasthi", is a historical script used widely in parts of North India, primarily in the former Awadh and Bihar.

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Kaithi (Unicode block)

Kaithi is a Unicode block containing characters historically used for writing Bhojpuri, Magahi, Awadhi, Maithili, Urdu, and other Hindi-related languages of the Bihar/Uttar Pradesh area of northern India.

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Katihar district

Katihar district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Katihar town is the administrative headquarters of this district.

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Kishanganj district

Kishanganj district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Kishanganj town is the administrative headquarters of this district.

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Kolkata

Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Kosi division

Kosi division is an administrative geographical unit of Bihar state of India.

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Languages of India

Languages spoken in India belong to several language families, the major ones being the Indo-Aryan languages spoken by 76.5% of Indians and the Dravidian languages spoken by 20.5% of Indians.

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Languages of Nepal

The 2011 National census lists 123 Nepalese languages spoken as a mother tongue (first language) in Nepal.

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Languages with official status in India

The Constitution of India designates the official language of the Government of India as Hindi written in the Devanagari script, as well as English.

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List of languages by number of native speakers in India

India is home to several hundred languages.

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Madhepura district

Madhepura district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Madhepura town is the administrative headquarters of this district.

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Madhubani district

Madhubani district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Madhubani town is the administrative headquarters of this district.

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Madhubani, India

Madhubani is a town with municipality in Madhubani district in the Indian state of Bihar.

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Magadhi Prakrit

Magadhi Prakrit (Māgadhī) was a vernacular Middle Indo-Aryan language, replacing earlier Vedic Sanskrit in parts of the Indian subcontinents.

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Mahottari District

Mahottari District (महोत्तरी जिल्ला), a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal.

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Maithils

Maithils (Tirhuta: মৈথিল, Devanagri: मैथिल), also known as Maithili people, are an Indo-Aryan ethno-linguistic group who speak the Maithili language and inhabit the Mithila region, which is now situated mainly in northern and eastern Bihar of India and some adjoining districts of the eastern Terai of Nepal.

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Malla (Nepal)

The Malla Dynasty was the ruling dynasty of Kathmandu c. 1201–1769.

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Mithila (region)

Mithila, also known as Tirhut and Tirabhukti, is a geographical and cultural region mainly located in the Indian state of Bihar.

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Mumbai

Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Muzaffarpur district

Muzaffarpur District is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India.

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Nepal

Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल), is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

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Odisha

Odisha (formerly Orissa) is one of the 29 states of India, located in eastern India.

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Pahela Baishakh

Pahela Baishakh (পহেলা বৈশাখ) or Bangla Nababarsha (বাংলা নববর্ষ, Bangla Nôbobôrsho) is the first day of Bengali Calendar.

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Pala Empire

The Pala Empire was an imperial power during the Late Classical period on the Indian subcontinent, which originated in the region of Bengal.

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Parvati

Parvati (Sanskrit: पार्वती, IAST: Pārvatī) or Uma (IAST: Umā) is the Hindu goddess of fertility, love and devotion; as well as of divine strength and power.

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Patna

Patna is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India.

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Prakrit

The Prakrits (प्राकृत; pāuda; pāua) are any of several Middle Indo-Aryan languages formerly spoken in India.

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Province No. 1

Province No.

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Province No. 2

Province No.

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Purnia district

Purnia district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India.

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Purnia division

Purnia division is an administrative geographical unit of Bihar state of India.

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Puthandu

Tamil Puthandu (Tamil: தமிழ்புத்தாண்டு), also known as Puthuvarusham or Tamil New Year, is the first day of year on the Tamil calendar.

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Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore FRAS, also written Ravīndranātha Ṭhākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Rama

Rama or Ram (Sanskrit: राम, IAST: Rāma), also known as Ramachandra, is a major deity of Hinduism.

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Ramayana

Ramayana (रामायणम्) is an ancient Indian epic poem which narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife Sita from the demon king Ravana.

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Ranchi district

Ranchi district (राँची जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India.

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Rautahat District

Rautahat District (रौतहट जिल्ला, a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district headquarter is Gaur,including municipalities like Garuda, Chapur, covers an area of 1,126 km² and had a population of 545,132 in 2001 and 686,722 in 2011. This district has a total of 101 VDCs and 3 municipalities. Among other districts, Rautahat has the largest percent of Muslims in Nepal, about 19.465% (106,111 persons in 2001).Sri Ram Sugar Mill is located in Garuda. and the famous hindu temple is in shivnager and the temple is run by giri family. Nunthar is a famous place for picnic and there is a temple of lord shiva which is located in pauria VDC bagmati.

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Rudolf Hoernlé

Augustus Frederic Rudolf Hoernlé (often Hoernle), CIE (1841–1918) was a German-British Orientalist.

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Saharsa district

Saharsa is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar, India.

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Sahitya Akademi

The Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of literature in the languages of India.

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Samastipur district

Samastipur is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar in India.

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Sanskrit

Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.

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Saptari District

Saptari (सप्तरी जिल्ला), a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal.

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Sarlahi District

Sarlahi (ne:सर्लाही), a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal.

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Sheohar district

Sheohar is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India.

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Shiva

Shiva (Sanskrit: शिव, IAST: Śiva, lit. the auspicious one) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism.

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Sidereal time

Sidereal time is a timekeeping system that astronomers use to locate celestial objects.

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Siraha District

Siraha District (सिराहा जिल्ला, a part of Province No. 2, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district, with Siraha as its district headquarters, covers an area of 1,188 km². It has population of 637,328 in 2011.

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Sita

Sita (pronounced, Sanskrit: सीता, IAST: Sītā) or Seeta, is the consort of Lord Rama (incarnation of Vishnu) and an avatar of Sri Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess that denotes good sign, good fortune, prosperity, success, and happiness.

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Sitamarhi district

Sitamarhi is one of the districts of the state of Bihar, India.

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Solar calendar

A solar calendar is a calendar whose dates indicate the season or almost equivalently the position of the apparent position of the sun in relative to the stars.

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States and union territories of India

India is a federal union comprising 29 states and 7 union territories, for a total of 36 entities.

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Suniti Kumar Chatterji

Suniti Kumar Chatterji (26 November 1890 – 29 May 1977) was an Indian linguist, educationist and litterateur.

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Sunsari District

Sunsari District (सुनसरी जिल्ला) is one of 14 districts in Province No. 1 of Nepal.

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Supaul district

Supaul district is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India, and Supaul town is the administrative headquarters of this district.

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Terai

The Terai (तराई तराइ) is a lowland region in southern Nepal and northern India that lies south of the outer foothills of the Himalayas, the Siwalik Hills, and north of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

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Thēthi

Thēthi is a dialect of the Maithili language.

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Tirhuta

Tirhuta or Mithilakshar is the script used for the Maithili language originating in the Mithila region of Bihar, India and the eastern Terai region of Nepal.

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Tirhuta (Unicode block)

Tirhuta is a Unicode block containing characters for Brahmi-derived Tirhuta script which was the primary writing system for Maithili in Bihar, India and Madhesh, Nepal until the 20th century.

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University of Calcutta

The University of Calcutta (informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857.

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Vaishali district

Vaishali district is a district in Bihar, India.

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Vidyapati

Vidyapati (1352–1448), also known by the sobriquet Maithil Kavi Kokil (the poet cuckoo of Maithili), was a Maithili poet and a Sanskrit writer.

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Vikram Samvat

Vikram Samvat (विक्रम सम्वत्, विक्रम सम्वत्) (abbreviated as V.S. (or VS) or B.S. (or BS))) (also called the Bikrami calendar or sometimes just Hindu calendar) is the historical Hindu calendar of India and Nepal. It uses lunar months and solar sidereal years. It is used as the official calendar in Nepal.

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West Bengal

West Bengal (Paśchimbāṅga) is an Indian state, located in Eastern India on the Bay of Bengal.

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West Champaran district

West Champaran is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India, located just west of Birgunj.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maithili_language

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