As of 2011 India census, Bagaha had a population of 113,012. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bagaha has an average literacy rate of 38%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 66% of the males and 34% of females literate. 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Bagaha is on the banks of the Gandak river. The area is very fertile due to its location in the terai of the Himalayas. The main crops grown here are sugarcane, wheat and rice.
Declaring Bagaha as Police District was one of major steps by Government in order to reduce crime. The road connecting to Patna is now National Highway 28B.
As per orders of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008, 4. Bagaha (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Bagaha community development block including
Bagaha nagar parishad; and Bairagi, Sonbarsha, Vairati Bariarwa, Kharhat Tribhauni, Chamawalia and Paikwalia Maryadpur of Sidhaw CD Block.
In the November 2010 state assembly elections Prabhat Ranjan Singh of JD(U) won the 4. Bagaha assembly seat, defeating his nearest rival Ram Prasad Yadav of RJD. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Purnmasi Ram of JD(U) defeated Narsingh Baitha of Congress in October 2005, and Naresh Ram of RJD in February 2005. Purnmasi Ram representing RJD defeated Kailash Baitha, Independent, in 2000. Purnamasi Ram representing JD defeated Kailash Baitha of SAP in 1995 and Kailash Baitha of BJP in 1990. Triloki Harijan of Congress defeated Purnwasi Ram of LD in 1985 and Melaha Mahto of BJP in 1980. Narsingh Baitha of Congress defeated Kanchan Baitha of Janata Party in 1977.
BAGAHA. Forest officials recovered the body of a dead fishing cat at Bagaha in West Champaran on Friday morning. The body of the feline was found on the bank of Tirhut main canal near a village of Narawal-Borawal panchayat under Bagaha-2 block, when a herdsman with his domestic animal went to the canal to graze his cattle.
Bagaha.SeniorCongress leader and former Union Minister Bhakta Charan Das today demanded stern action against erring policemen and immediate arrest of all culprits in a case of murder after gangrape of a tribal girl in Bagaha in West Champaran district on March ... On family members of the deceased at their residence in Bagaha and consoled them.
BAGAHA. The disfigured body of a 20-year-old girl, who was missing since March 14, was found dumped on the banks of a canal in Bagaha on Thursday ... The body was brought to the sub-divisional hospital at Bagaha for autopsy, where the police had to face the ire of villagers.
BAGAHA. Altogether 21 persons, including a woman mukhiya have been arrested in a clash between police and locals at Basgoan village of Mangalpur-Ausani Panchayat in Bagaha-II block under the Laukaria police station area ...SDM Bagaha Visal Raj said the situation was under control and police were camping in the village.
West Champaran. Two security personnel on Sunday were killed in a reported attack on a forest department team by alleged wood smugglers in West Champaran forest area. BagahaSuperintendent of Police, Arvind has confirmed the attack in the Gobarahiya forest area ... The district police are investigating the case. Source. ANI ... .
Bagaha. At least three people were killed and 12 others were left injured after a passenger bus collided with a truck in Bihar’s Bagaha city on Friday. The incident occurred while the bus was on its way to Bettiah from Bagaha. The injured were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital. The cause behind the accident is not yet known ...Source. ANI ... .