Giridih

Giridih (Hindi: गिरिडीह, Bengali: গিরিডি) is headquarters of the Giridih district of Jharkhand state, India. The literal meaning of Giridih is the land of hills & hillocks - giri, a Hindi word, means hills and dih, another word of the local dialect, indicates upland. Before 1972 Giridih was part of Hazaribagh district.

Giridih is a centre of the prestigious Indian Statistical Institute (ISI). Giridih is also one of the six Data Processing Centres of Data Processing Division (DPD) of National Sample Survey Office (NSSO).

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... Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose spent his last days in Giridih and the Sir J.C ... He died in Giridih ... Rabindranath Tagore also spent some time in Giridih ...
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