Dipnagar is a village in the Supaul district of Bihar, India. It is a part of the Pratapganj block which comes under the Kosi division. The cities nearest to Dipnagar are Supaul (42 km away), Forbesganj (32 km away) and Murliganj (52 km away). Dipnagar is situated on the border of the Sirsa and Arraria districts. The village has a largely Hindu population engaged in agriculture and industry.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Dipnagar, nearby Supaul has some good budget hotel options. These include Hotel Koshi Niwas (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) and Koshi Tourism Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above).
The official language of Dipnagar is Maithili. Hindi is also spoken here.
Some of the important festivals of Dipnagar are the festivals of Holi, Maha Shivratri and Sri Krishna Janmasthami.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Dipnagar. These are mostly places of religious interest. The Ugna Mahadeo Temple (112 km away) is a locally renowned religious pilgrimage site. It is believed that Lord Shiva himself appeared here in the form of “Ugna”, Kavi Vidyapati’s servant. The Uchhaith Temple (112 km away) is a Goddess Durga temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Dipnagar is the Bagdogra Airport. The airport is located 159 km away from the town.
Narpatganj Railway Station connects Dipnagar to the rest of Bihar and beyond.
There are daily bus services to Patna and other places. The bus operator that offers good services to passengers is Bihar Luxury. Online bus ticket booking has caught up with travelers across India.