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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 18th largest in India. Patna 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 Sone, Gandak and Punpun. The city is approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) in length and 16 to 18 kilometres wide.

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s 5 family members killed in road accident in Bihar | Oneindia News [Video]

Sushant Singh Rajput’s 5 family members killed in road accident in Bihar | Oneindia News

Five Members of Sushant Singh Rajput’s extended family were killed in a road accident in Bihar’s Lakhisarai district. The family members were returning from Patna. #SushantSinghRajput #Bihar..

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Gandhi Maidan blasts case: 4 get death penalty, 2 awarded life term | Oneindia News [Video]

Gandhi Maidan blasts case: 4 get death penalty, 2 awarded life term | Oneindia News

The special National Investigation Agency court on November 1st handed out deaths entence to 4 convicts in the 2013 Patna’s Gandhi Maidan serial bomb blasts case in which six people died and 80 were..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:32Published

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