Dehri is a city in the Indian state of Bihar. It is located in the Rohtas district. It is also known by the name "Sone." River Sone passes through Dehri and the beautiful Indrapuri Dam stands on it. The Kaimur mountains surround the city. Dehri has a population of more than 1.3 lakh people who speak in Hindi, Urdu, Bhojpuri and Magadhi. Dehri has a very rich heritage. The famous Sundial Clock at Dehri, known as Dhup Ghadi, was made in 1871 and is situated near the sone river. Indias second longest railway bridge, which is over the Sone River and more than 3 kilometers long, is situated in Dehri and links the city to Sone Nagar. There is a motor bridge on NH2 with similar length.
The J&K Bank is a private sector banking and financial services company based in Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir. J&K Bank established on October 1, 1938, was the first bank in the country to emerge as a state-owned bank. On 1 October 1938, the Jammu and Kashmir Bank was founded by Maharaja Hari Singh (the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir). The eminent investors were invited by the Maharaja to become the founding directors and shareholders of the bank. The most notable investors were Abdul Aziz Mantoo, Pesten jee, Pandit Sriniwas Magotra, and the Bhagat Family, all of whom acquired a significant holding in bank shares. On 4 July 1939, the bank commenced the operations, and it was declared as the first semi-state-owned bank of with participation in capital by State and the public under the control of State Government. The bank had achieved the status of a scheduled bank In the year 1971 and was recognized as an "A" Class bank by the Reserve Bank of India in 1976. The bank had to face severe difficulties during independence time as out of its ten branches two branches of Muzaffarabad, Rawalakot, and Mirpur fell to the other side of the line of control (now Pakistan administered Kashmir) along with cash and other assets. As per the regulations of Indian Companies Act 1956, the bank was declared as a government company following the extension of Central laws to the state of Jammu & Kashmir.