Neel-kothi is a historical place and it is located at the heart of the city of Rajmahal. It was built by Englishman on 24 September 1796 to process Neel (Indigo) used for dying cotton cloth; Then British government was ruling Rajmahal.It is an historic town situated on the west bank of the Ganges, and located in the hills known as Damin-i-koh during the Muslim rule. The hills run north-south for 193 km from Sahebganj to Rampurhat. The earlier name of the place was Agmahal. Man Singh, on his return from the conquest of Orissa in 1592, named it Rajmahal. On 9 November 1595, Man Singh laid the foundations of a new capital of Bengal Subahthere and named it Akbarnagar, after Akbar, the emperor.[1]

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[2] Rajmahal had a population of 17,974. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Rajmahal has an average literacy rate of 48%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 55%, and female literacy is 39%. In Rajmahal, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

AdministrationEdit

Assembly segmentsEdit

Presently, Rajmahal Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha(legislative assembly) segments:[3]

Constituency numberNameReserved for (SC/ST/None)District1RajmahalNoneSahebganj2BorioSTSahebganj3BarhaitSTSahebganj4LitiparaSTPakur5PakaurNonePakur6MaheshpurSTPakur

Members of ParliamentEdit

The Rajmahal (Lok Sabha constituency) is centered around the city.

1957: Paika Murmu, Indian National Congress1962: Iswar Marandi, Indian National Congress1967: Iswar Marandi, Indian National Congress1971: Iswar Marandi, Indian National Congress1977: Anthony Murmu, Janata Party1980: Seth Hembram, Indian National Congress1984: Seth Hembram, Indian National Congress1989: Simon Marandi, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha1991: Simon Marandi, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha1996: Thomas Hansda, Indian National Congress1998: Som Marandi, Bharatiya Janata Party1999: Thomas Hansda, Indian National Congress2004: Hemlal Murmu, 

Neel-kothi is a historical place and it is located at the heart of the city of Rajmahal. It was built by Englishman on 24 September 1796 to process Neel (Indigo) used for dying cotton cloth; Then British government was ruling Rajmahal.It is an historic town situated on the west bank of the Ganges, and located in the hills known as Damin-i-koh during the Muslim rule. The hills run north-south for 193 km from Sahebganj to Rampurhat. The earlier name of the place was Agmahal. Man Singh, on his return from the conquest of Orissa in 1592, named it Rajmahal. On 9 November 1595, Man Singh laid the foundations of a new capital of Bengal Subahthere and named it Akbarnagar, after Akbar, the emperor.[1] DemographicsEdit As of 2001 India census,[2] Rajmahal had a population of 17,974. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Rajmahal has an average literacy rate of 48%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 55%, and female literacy is 39%. In Rajmahal, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age. AdministrationEdit Assembly segmentsEdit Presently, Rajmahal Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha(legislative assembly) segments:[3] Constituency numberNameReserved for (SC/ST/None)District1RajmahalNoneSahebganj2BorioSTSahebganj3BarhaitSTSahebganj4LitiparaSTPakur5PakaurNonePakur6MaheshpurSTPakur Members of ParliamentEdit The Rajmahal (Lok Sabha constituency) is centered around the city. 1957: Paika Murmu, Indian National Congress1962: Iswar Marandi, Indian National Congress1967: Iswar Marandi, Indian National Congress1971: Iswar Marandi, Indian National Congress1977: Anthony Murmu, Janata Party1980: Seth Hembram, Indian National Congress1984: Seth Hembram, Indian National Congress1989: Simon Marandi, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha1991: Simon Marandi, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha1996: Thomas Hansda, Indian National Congress1998: Som Marandi, Bharatiya Janata Party1999: Thomas Hansda, Indian National Congress2004: Hemlal Murmu, 

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Stock photo: Neel-kothi is a historical place and it is located at the heart of the city of Rajmahal. It was built by Englishman on 24 September 1796 to process Neel (Indigo) used for dying cotton cloth; Then British government was ruling Rajmahal.It is an historic town situated on the west bank of the Ganges, and located in the hills known as Damin-i-koh during the Muslim rule. The hills run north-south for 193 km from Sahebganj to Rampurhat. The earlier name of the place was Agmahal. Man Singh, on his return from the conquest of Orissa in 1592, named it Rajmahal. On 9 November 1595, Man Singh laid the foundations of a new capital of Bengal Subahthere and named it Akbarnagar, after Akbar, the emperor.[1] DemographicsEdit As of 2001 India census,[2] Rajmahal had a population of 17,974. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Rajmahal has an average literacy rate of 48%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 55%, and female literacy is 39%. In Rajmahal, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age. AdministrationEdit Assembly segmentsEdit Presently, Rajmahal Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following six Vidhan Sabha(legislative assembly) segments:[3] Constituency numberNameReserved for (SC/ST/None)District1RajmahalNoneSahebganj2BorioSTSahebganj3BarhaitSTSahebganj4LitiparaSTPakur5PakaurNonePakur6MaheshpurSTPakur Members of ParliamentEdit The Rajmahal (Lok Sabha constituency) is centered around the city. 1957: Paika Murmu, Indian National Congress1962: Iswar Marandi, Indian National Congress1967: Iswar Marandi, Indian National Congress1971: Iswar Marandi, Indian National Congress1977: Anthony Murmu, Janata Party1980: Seth Hembram, Indian National Congress1984: Seth Hembram, Indian National Congress1989: Simon Marandi, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha1991: Simon Marandi, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha1996: Thomas Hansda, Indian National Congress1998: Som Marandi, Bharatiya Janata Party1999: Thomas Hansda, Indian National Congress2004: Hemlal Murmu,  was taken by pnvcreation on 17-01-2016 with Panasonic model ELUGA I . DPI width: 72.0, height 72.0 . White balance settings: 0.