Nawada (Bih)

नवादा navādā ‘New Town’ [Eliot Bazaar] From Skt: nava, ‘new’; vāṭa, ‘district’, ‘town’; or Urd: ābād, ‘city’, ‘settlement’ Eliot Bazaar was named after John Eliot, Collector of Gaya, in the late 19th century. Nawada dates back to the Magadha Empire and has had...