HISTORY OF KISHANGANJ
During Mughal Period Kishanganj District was a part of Nepal and was known as Nepalgarh. Mughal Emperor Shah Alam appointed Mohammad Raza at Surjapur for administration. Md. Raza captured the fort of Nepalgarh and got converted to Alamganj and administration got shifted to Khagada.
During the period of Khagada Nawab Mohammad Fakiruddin, one Hindu saint arrived. He was tried and wanted to rest at this place, but hearing the name of the place Alamganj having river Ramzan and the Fakiruddin was the name of the , he refused to enter Alamganj. After that the Nwab decided and announced some portion from Kishanganj Gudri to Ramazan pool Gandhi ghat as the Krishna-kunj. As the time passed by the name changed as present Kishanganj.
Kishanganj was the old and important Sub-division of Purnea. After the long and hard struggle of seventeen years by the people of Kishanganj including social workers, Politician, Journalist, Businessmen, Farmers and a lots the Kishanganj District came into existence on 14th January, 1990 and the Civil Court Kishanganj came into exitence on 30th March , 2015.
Kishanganj is a town and district head- quarter of Kishanganj District in Purnea Division of Bihar state. It is the part of ‘Chicken Neck’ of Indian map.It is the only tea producing district in Bihar. It’s one of the most sensitive districts of India, as the borders of this district are very near to Bangladesh, touching Neoal in southeast and northeast and north to Uttar Dinajpur and Darjeeling district of West Bengal respectively.
Kishanganj is a part of the ‘Chicken Neck’ in Indian map. It connects seven sisters’ of north eastern state such as Assam, Tripura , Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim and others.