Dehri is a municipality and city in Bihar. It is part of the Rohtas District. It serves as the headquarters for the Bihar Military Police. Dehri is situated on the banks of the Sone River, and for this reason is also called Dehri on Sone. It was a major industrial town until the mid 1970’s. It is a very old town and it served as a military base during the British era.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Kattankulathur. Some of them are Hotel Urvashi (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Sone Breeze (Tariff – Rs. 600), and Hotel Lakshmi International (Tariff – Rs. 790).
The official languages of Dehri are Urdu and Hindi.
The important festivals of Dehri are Chhath Puja in late October or November, Holi in March, and Dusshera and Deepavali in October and November respectively.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Dehri. Some of them are Indrapuri Barrage (9km from town), Sone View Area, and Old Anicut Dam (about 7km away).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Dehri is the Patna Airport. It is located about 123 km away from the town.
The Dehri on Sone railway station has many major trains passing through it. It connects Dehri to several parts of Bihar and India.
Dehri on Sone bus stand connect Dehri to many cities like Patna, Aurangabad, Ramgadh and Gaya. The popular travel operators are Eden Travels and Royal Travels. Opt for a Volvo bus booking through Ticketgoose.com and have a comfortable journey.