About Behea

Behea or Bihiya is a small town in Bhojpur district of Bihar. Arrah, Jagdishpur and Piro are the cities located in the vicinity of Behea. This town forms border of Buxar district and Bhojpur district. As per the census of 2011, the population of the town is above 25000 and an has average literacy rate of 59 percent. 

About Behea

Geography of Behea

Behea is located at 25.5607°North and 84.45935°East. The town is located at an elevation of 67 m above the sea level. Behea is situated 23 kilometers to the west from the Arrah and forms border of Buxar and Bhojpur District.

Culture of Behea

Hindi and Bhojpuri are spoken in this part of Bihar. The town is home to followers of different sects and religion. All important Indian festivals are celebrated here with great fervor. Diwali, Chath Puja, Holi, Muharram, Id-ul-Fitar and Durga Puja are among the most noteworthy festivals of Behea.

Food in Behea

Puri and jalebi is the habitual breakfast of Behea people. Besides this you can also get a vast variety of sweets all over the town. Litti chokha can be seen in every nook and corner of Behea town and is relished by the local people.   

Economy in Behea

Agriculture and allied activities forms economic base of Behea in Bihar.  On the fertile land of Behea, rice and wheat are grown. The independent owners use their own lands to grow agricultural crops and rear cattle. The main source of irrigation is a tributary of Ganges which flows by the town of Behea.
Brick and asbestos are manufactured here.  Behea is a business hub for temporary dealers who primarily gather the agricultural produce from the village farmers and sell it off to a different place. Due to a lot of power cuts the area has a limited capacity to develop. The Jagdamba Market is the biggest shopping complex of the town which is located in the Raja Bazaar (lies on the station road) area of Behea. Jagdamba Market is famous for its vast array of stunning jewelry shops. This renowned market is owned by Late Sri Janardan Pandey.     

Tourism in Behea

Surya Temple is one of the numerous attractions of Behea. Therer is also a lake near the temple. Festivals and fairs organized within the compound of the temple attracts visitors from far and wide. Another temple located in Behea is the sacred shrine of Mahthin Mai. This pious place is flocked by a myriad of devotees from the nearby cities and towns. Durga Temple, Kali Temple, Mahaveer Temple, Panchmukhi Shiv Mandir and a couple of other beautiful temples can also be seen within the town while you are out on a sight-seeing.

Transport in Behea

The nearest rail heads to the town are Behea( Bihiya) Rlwy Station and Ramanand Tewary Rlwy Stn. Both the stations can easily be reached from the nearby towns. The major rail head to Behea is the Chhapra Rlwy Station which is about 40 kilometers away from the town.   Buses can be availed to reach the nearby towns like Jagdishpur and Behea.

Utility Services in Behea

Behea in Bihar has presence of  numerous essential services to make life of the people easy and comfortable. The city offers a wide range of such services ranging from health care services to safety arrangements, postal services to banking services, telecom services to transport services for its residents. Following are the noteworthy services offered at Behea:

Banks in Behea

Bank Of Baroda
Address: Station Rd, Judge bazaar, Behea, District Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
IFSC Code: BARB0BEHEAX
Branch Code: BEHEAX
Phone: 022-26798880

Bank of India
Address: Station Rd, At & Post Offc. Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
IFSC Code: BKID0004601
MICR Code: 802013601
Branch Code: 004601
Phone: 06181-241247

State Bank of India
Address: Post Office Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
IFSC Code: SBIN0003643
MICR Code: 802002601
Branch Code: 003643
Phone: 06181-241124 and 241444

Punjab National Bank
Address: Post Office Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
IFSC Code: PUNB0600200
MICR Code: 802024621
Branch Code: 600200
Phone: 06181-241400

Oriental Bank of Commerce
Address: C/o Nirmala Devi, W/o Jagdish Prasad Jaiswal, Kateya Rd, Raja Bazaar, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
IFSC Code: ORBC0101511
MICR Code: 802022601
Branch Code: 101511
Phone: 06181-241066

UCO Bank
Address: Raja Bazaar Mkt, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
IFSC Code: UCBA0002119
MICR Code: 802028103
Branch Code: 002119
Phone: 06181-241258

Hospitals in Behea

Maurya Dental Clinic
Address: Balpar, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
Phone: 08804439548

Arya Ayurvedic Chikitsalay
Address: Durga Mata Mandir, Balpar, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152

SAI Janch Ghar
Address: Government Hospital, Balpar, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
Phone: 09308518068

Om Sai Nursing Home
Address: Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
Phone: 094714 48460

Arav Anusha Hospital
Address: Navodya Vidyalya Rd, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
Phone: 09661780806

Deepak Polly Clinic
Address: SH 102, Raja Bazaar, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
Phone: 09102892205

Aman Lakwa Hospital
Address: SH 102, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152

Dr. Radheshyam Singh Hospital
Address: Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152

Dr. A.K Bharti
Address: Navodaya Vidyalay Rd, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152
Phone: 07079266187

Ma Mahathin Hospital
Address:  Block Rd, Balpar, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152 
Phone: 09308386886

Bus Stop in Behea
Behea Bus Stop
Address: SH 102, Behea, Dist. Bhojpur, Bihar, Pin code- 802152


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