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Patna: Metropolis and state capital of Bihar, India
Patna, historically known as Pataliputra, is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India. According to the United Nations, as of 2018, Patna had a population of 2.35 million, making it the 19th largest city in India. Covering 250 square kilometres (97 sq mi) and over 2.5 million people, its urban agglomeration is the 15th largest in India. Patna also serves as the seat of Patna High Court. The Buddhist, Hindu and Jain pilgrimage centres of Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bodh Gaya and Pawapuri are nearby and Patna City is a sacred city for Sikhs as the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh was born here. The modern city of Patna is mainly on the southern bank of the river Ganges. The city also straddles the rivers Son, Gandak and Punpun. The city is approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) in length and 16 to 18 kilometres wide.

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LS Results 2024: Tejashwi Yadav on Whether INDIA Is Trying To Form Alliance Govt At The Centre [Video]

LS Results 2024: Tejashwi Yadav on Whether INDIA Is Trying To Form Alliance Govt At The Centre

In a recent statement in Patna, Bihar, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav addressed questions about the prospect of establishing an INDIA alliance government at the Centre. He affirmed their commitment to this..

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