Patna

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Patna, also known as Pataliputra, is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India.wikipedia
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History of Patna

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Ancient Patna, known as Patliputra, was the capital of the Magadh Empire under the Haryanka, Nanda, Mauryan, Shunga, Gupta and Pala empires.
Patna, the capital of Bihar state, India, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world and the History of Patna spans at least three millennia.

Magadha

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Ancient Patna, known as Patliputra, was the capital of the Magadh Empire under the Haryanka, Nanda, Mauryan, Shunga, Gupta and Pala empires.
The kingdom of the Magadh, before its expansion, corresponded to the modern districts of Patna, Jehanabad, Nalanda, Aurangabad, Arwal Nawada and Gaya in southern Bihar.

Patna High Court

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Patna also serves as the seat of Patna High Court.
The court is headquartered in Patna, the administrative capital of the state.

East India

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Patna is the second-largest city in Eastern India after Kolkata.
Sher Shah Suri, who became king of India after defeating Humayun, founded the city of Patna on the ruins of ancient Pataliputra.

Bihar

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Patna, also known as Pataliputra, is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India.
It had its capital at Pataliputra (modern Patna).

Aryabhata

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Patliputra was home to many astronomers and scholars including Aryabhata, Vātsyāyana and Chanakya.
Aryabhata called himself a native of Kusumapura or Pataliputra (present day Patna, Bihar).

Nalanda

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The Buddhist, Hindu and Jain pilgrimage centres of Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bodh Gaya and Pawapuri are nearby and Patna City is also a sacred city for Sikhs as the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh was born here.
The site is located about 95 km southeast of Patna near the city of Bihar Sharif, and was an important centre of learning from the fifth century CE to c.

Patna City

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The Buddhist, Hindu and Jain pilgrimage centres of Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bodh Gaya and Pawapuri are nearby and Patna City is also a sacred city for Sikhs as the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh was born here.
Patna City, popularly known as Patna Saheb or Patna Sahib, is a neighbourhood in Patna, Bihar, India.

Patan Devi

Patan Devi, also called Maa Patneshwari, is the oldest and one of the most sacred temples of Patna.

Haryanka dynasty

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Ancient Patna, known as Patliputra, was the capital of the Magadh Empire under the Haryanka, Nanda, Mauryan, Shunga, Gupta and Pala empires.
Later, it was shifted to Pataliputra, near the present day Patna in India.

Pataliputra

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Ancient Patna, known as Patliputra, was the capital of the Magadh Empire under the Haryanka, Nanda, Mauryan, Shunga, Gupta and Pala empires.
Pataliputra, IAST: ), adjacent to modern-day Patna, was a city in ancient India, originally built by Magadha ruler Udayin in 490 BCE as a small fort near the Ganges river.

Azimabad

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Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb acceded to the request of his favourite grandson, Prince Muhammad Azim, to rename Patna as Azimabad, in 1704 while Azim was in Patna as the subedar.
Azimabad (अज़ीमाबाद, undefined) was the name of modern-day Patna during the eighteenth century, prior to the British Raj.

Son River

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The city also straddles the rivers Sone, Gandak and Punpun.
The Sone parallels the Kaimur hills, flowing east-northeast through Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar states to join the Ganges just west of Patna.

List of state and union territory capitals in India

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Patna, also known as Pataliputra, is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India.

Guru Gobind Singh

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The Buddhist, Hindu and Jain pilgrimage centres of Vaishali, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bodh Gaya and Pawapuri are nearby and Patna City is also a sacred city for Sikhs as the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh was born here.
He was born in Patna, Bihar in the Sodhi Khatri family

List of oldest continuously inhabited cities

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One of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world, Patna was founded in 490 BCE by the king of Magadha.

Nanda Empire

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Ancient Patna, known as Patliputra, was the capital of the Magadh Empire under the Haryanka, Nanda, Mauryan, Shunga, Gupta and Pala empires.
The Nanda capital was located at Pataliputra (near present-day Patna) in the Magadha region of eastern India.

2013 Patna bombings

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On 27 October 2013, six people were killed and 85 others were injured in a series of co-ordinated bombings at an election rally for BJP candidate Narendra Modi.
On 27 October 2013, a series of bomb blasts rocked the Indian city of Patna, Bihar at a massive election rally for BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Patna district

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After Nalanda district was carved out of Patna district in 1976, Patna was purged of all hilly regions.
Patna, the capital of Bihar state is the district headquarters.

Danapur

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and Patna West (Consists Danapur, New Capital, Pataliputra, Gardanibagh, Dak Bungalow divisions).
Danapur (also known as Dinapur Nizamat or Dinapur) is a satellite town of Patna in Bihar state of India.

Sher Shah Suri

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The most remarkable period during the Middle Ages was under the Pathan emperor Sher Shah Suri, who revived Patna in the middle of the 16th century.
Suri further developed Humayun's Dina-panah city and named it Shergarh and revived the historical city of Pataliputra, which had been in decline since the 7th century CE, as Patna.

Sahajanand Saraswati

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National leaders who came from the city include Swami Sahajanand Saraswati; the first President of the Constituent Assembly of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad; Bihar Vibhuti (Anugrah Narayan Sinha); Basawon Singh (Sinha);
He had set up an ashram at Bihta, near Patna and carried out most of his work in the later part of his life from there.

Pataliputra Housing Colony

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and Patna West (Consists Danapur, New Capital, Pataliputra, Gardanibagh, Dak Bungalow divisions).
Patliputra colony (officially Pataliputra Housing colony) is a housing cooperative society in Patna, the capital city of Bihar.

Gandaki River

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The city also straddles the rivers Sone, Gandak and Punpun.
It joins the Ganges near Patna just downstream of Hajipur at Sonpur (also known as Harihar Kshetra).

Basawon Singh (Sinha)

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National leaders who came from the city include Swami Sahajanand Saraswati; the first President of the Constituent Assembly of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad; Bihar Vibhuti (Anugrah Narayan Sinha); Basawon Singh (Sinha);
He was subsequently involved with Bihar Vidyapeeth at Sadakat Ashram in Patna, where he undertook intensive military training with a small group of youths.