Feb. 26, 2020

A nearly 4,000-year-old urban settlement has been unearthed by a team of surveyors from the Banaras Hindu University, which experts say could be one of
Babhaniyav is a Village in Arajiline Block in Varanasi District of Uttar Pradesh State, India. It belongs to Varanasi Division . It is located 19 KM towards west from District head quarters Varanasi. 7 KM from Arajiline. 308 KM from State capital Lucknow

  • The university's Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, did the preliminary survey of the site in Babhaniyav village, 13 kilometres away from Varanasi.

  • It found remnants of one of the settlements mentioned in ancient literature about the holy city.

  • The survey found a temple dating back to the 5th century through 8th century, potteries which are 4,000-year-old and walls which are 2,000-year-old. 

Babhaniyav Pin code is 221311 and postal head office is Rajatalab .

Kanthipur ( 1 KM ) , Bhawanipur ( 2 KM ) , Paniyara ( 2 KM ) , Burapur ( 2 KM ) , Narsara ( 2 KM ) are the nearby Villages to Babhaniyav. Babhaniyav is surrounded by Shikhar Block towards South , Kashi Vidyapeeth Block towards East , Majhawa Block towards west , Narainpur Block towards East .

Varanasi , Mirzapur , Saidpur, Ghazipur , Shahganj are the near by Cities to Babhaniyav.

This Place is in the border of the Varanasi District and Mirzapur District. Mirzapur District Majhawa is west towards this place .
Babhaniyav 2011 Census Details
Babhaniyav Local Language is Hindi. Babhaniyav Village Total population is 1914 and number of houses are 226. Female Population is 46.7%. Village literacy rate is 70.4% and the Female Literacy rate is 28.7%.
Babhaniyav is a village in rajatalab, Varanasi. It is a good village and the people who live there, are so funny and sometime moody also. A temple of lord shiva is in this village where all women and girls as well as men, almost all people of babhaniyav and other villages are come here to worship on festivals and the invoronment of there are so cool all people sit here in morning and evening.

Source : The Hindu