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Gaya, India: Megacity in Bihar, India
Gaya is of historical significance and is one of the major tourist attractions in the southern part of the state of Bihar. Gaya is 116 kilometres (72 mi) south of Patna, the capital city of Bihar. It is the state's second-largest city, with a population of 470,839, and is the headquarters of Gaya district and Magadh division. The city is surrounded on three sides by small, rocky hills, with the Phalgu River on its eastern side.

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Former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi casts his vote in Gaya [Video]

Former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi casts his vote in Gaya

Former chief minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi cast his vote at a polling booth in Gaya during the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections held today. He said, "Out of 71 seats in phase-1, NDA will..

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Watch: BJP's Prem Kumar rides cycle to reach polling booth in Gaya [Video]

Watch: BJP's Prem Kumar rides cycle to reach polling booth in Gaya

Agriculture, Animal and Fisheries Resources Minister of Bihar Prem Kumar rode a cycle on his way to the polling booth to cast his vote in Gaya. Earlier, the minister offered prayers at temple to seek..

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Voting begins in Gaya for Phase 1 of Bihar polls [Video]

Voting begins in Gaya for Phase 1 of Bihar polls

Voting for the first phase of Bihar Elections commenced in Bihar's Gaya. Total of 1,066 candidates are in fray for 71 seats in Bihar. People deployed on polling duties were seen wearing masks and..

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Bihar polls: COVID-19 measures taken in all booths, informs Magadh IG [Video]

Bihar polls: COVID-19 measures taken in all booths, informs Magadh IG

Voting for the first phase of Bihar Elections commenced on October 28 under which total of 1,066 candidates are in fray for 71 seats. Speaking to ANI in Gaya, Inspector General (IG) of Magadh Range,..

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Bihar polls: First phase to see voting on 71 seats, officials leave for polling stations [Video]

Bihar polls: First phase to see voting on 71 seats, officials leave for polling stations

Citizens of Bihar are ready to choose their next state government as the assembly polls will kick start from October 28. The first phase will see 71 of the 243 seats go to polls. Polling parties in..

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'First election without my father's presence, will live up to expectations': Chirag Paswan [Video]

'First election without my father's presence, will live up to expectations': Chirag Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan visited Atri assembly constituency in Gaya, late night on October 21. While addressing a public gathering, Chirag Paswan said, "This is the first election..

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PM Modi to hold 12 election rallies in Bihar: Devendra Fadnavis [Video]

PM Modi to hold 12 election rallies in Bihar: Devendra Fadnavis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold 12 election rallies in Bihar informed party's Bihar election In-charge Devendra Fadnavis on October 16. "PM Modi to hold 12 election rallies in Bihar. In Sasaram,..

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Bihar elections: Administration organizes voter awareness walkathon in Gaya [Video]

Bihar elections: Administration organizes voter awareness walkathon in Gaya

Voter awareness walkathon was organized on October 03 in Gaya in view of upcoming Bihar elections. Gaya DM, Abishekh Singh said, "The message delivered through this walkathon was that people should get..

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Nature lover plants saplings after freedom fighters name at Gaya's Brahmayoni Hill [Video]

Nature lover plants saplings after freedom fighters name at Gaya's Brahmayoni Hill

A 54-year-old man has planted around 1 lakh saplings at Brahmayoni Hill in Bihar's Gaya. Dileep Kumar has been doing plantation since 1982. He has named the trees after freedom fighters and slain..

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RJD workers stage protest against agriculture reform bills in Bihar's Gaya [Video]

RJD workers stage protest against agriculture reform bills in Bihar's Gaya

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) staged protest against the agriculture reform bills in Bihar's Gaya. Workers of RJD called it 'black law'. "We're protesting anti-farmer laws which must be repealed by the..

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Villagers unite in Gaya, construct decades old incomplete bridge [Video]

Villagers unite in Gaya, construct decades old incomplete bridge

After decades of delay in completing bridge in Gaya's Budhaul, villagers took matter into their own hands. Together they managed to complete the bridge. Locals contributed money from their own pockets..

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'Feels like I am in new world': Naxal zonal commander surrenders in Gaya [Video]

'Feels like I am in new world': Naxal zonal commander surrenders in Gaya

Naxal zonal commander surrendered before Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Bihar's Gaya district. "It feels like I am in new world," said Naval, the zonal commander who surrendered before the CRPF..

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CAA has nothing to do with NRC, attempts to mislead the nation deplorable: Yogi Adityanath

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Nitish Kumar opposes Centre's move to close down Officers' Training Academy at Gaya

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