Unknown facts of Sahara’s Subroto Roy and his ancestral home
Bhaskar News | Apr 28, 2013, 09:03AM IST
Patna/ Arariya: In the days of the British Raj, the area in which the homes of British officers was located was the residential or ‘R area’. Later, the two words were joined and the place came to be known as Arariya. In 1990 Arariya was separated from Purnea and declared a separate district.
Very few in Arariya today are aware of the origins of the name of the place. However, many remember incidents related to Subroto Roy. Yes, you guessed it. We are talking here about the owner of the Sahara empire- Subroto Roy.
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