Patna is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India. Patna also serves as seat of Patna High Court. The second largest city in eastern India, had an estimated population of 1,683,200 in 2011, making it the 19th largest city in India. It's Urban-agglomeration is 18th largest in... MORE
Patna is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India. Patna also serves as seat of Patna High Court. The second largest city in eastern India, had an estimated population of 1,683,200 in 2011, making it the 19th largest city in India. It's Urban-agglomeration is 18th largest in India with over 2 million people. One of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world. Patna was founded in 490 BCE by the king of Magadha. Ancient Patna, known as Pataliputra, was the capital of the Magadha Empire under the Haryanka, Nanda, Mauryan, Sunga, Gupta and Pala. Pataliputra was a seat of learning and fine arts. Its population during the Maurya period was about 400,000. The modern city of Patna is situated on the southern bank of the Ganges. The city also straddles the rivers Sone, Gandak and Punpun. The city is approximately 35 km long and 16 km to 18 km wide. In June 2009, the World Bank ranked Patna second in India for ease of starting a business. As of 2010-2011, Patna had the highest per capita gross district domestic product in Bihar, at 57,843. LESS
The Aam Aadmi Party selected Parveen Amanullah of Patna Sahib in Bihar Wednesday to run against BJP's Shatrughan Sinha. The party named 19 more candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Sinha, the actor-turned-politician, is the sitting member of parliament from Patna Sahib. Of the 19 named candidates, seven represent Jharkhand and five represent Bihar. The party declared two candidates each for Jammu, Kashmir, and Kerala and Maharashtra while one was named for Madhya Pradesh. With Wednesday's announcement, the AAP party's tally of candidates for the general elections has reached 287.
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