About Bettiah

Bettiah  is the headquarters of West Champaran district in the state of Bihar, near the Indo-Nepal border, 205 Kilometres north-west of Patna. Bettiah, pronounced as 'Betiya', derived its name from 'baint' (A special type of plant which is similar to cane; used for furniture making and also finds its application during festivities). It was grown here extensively in the past but not at present