Bihar was separated from the Bengal Presidency in 1912. This year, the state is celebrating 110th Bihar Day with the theme 'Water, Life, Hariyali'.
March 22, 1912, marks the formation of the state of Bihar, when the British government first separated the region from Bengal and made it an independent state.
In 2012, the state song of Bihar was prepared - 'Mere Bharat Ke Kanthahar, Tumko Shat-Shat Vandan Bihar'. This song, which is composed by poet Satyanarayana, will start Bihar Day celebrations this time too.
CM Nitish Kumar started the tradition of celebrating Bihar Day on 22 March. Its main objective is to brand the state's specialties worldwide and to take pride in being Bihari.
Bihar Divas celebrations began in 2008 as a one-day celebration at the Shri Krishna Memorial Hall.
Bihar Day 2022: From 22 March to 24 March, the program of Bihar Diwas 2022 is organized at Gandhi Maidan and Shri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna.
On March 22, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will inaugurate the Bihar Day program. On March 24, the Governor will conclude the program.
On Bihar Diwas 2022, 500 drones will present a grand and attractive light show for 9 minutes at an altitude of 120 meters at Gandhi Maidan.
Bihar Day is being celebrated again after three years. In the last years, the event could not be held due to Corona.