A village in the Bettiah sub-division about 24kms north-west of Bettiah contains some of the most interesting remains the Lion pillar of Ashoka and some ancient sepulchural mounds.
The pillar shaft is formed of a single block of strands less than half a km to the east of the village in given polished sand stone 32 ft and 9ft ½ inches in height with a diameter at base of 35.5 inches and of 26.2 inches at top. The capital which in 6ft 10 inches in height in boll shaped with a circular abacus supporting the statue of a lion. The abacus is ornamented with a roof. The column has a light and elegant appearance.