Gandhi Maidan Marg

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Gandhi Maidan Marg
गाँधी मैदान मार्ग
Gandhi Maidan
Neighbourhood
Skyline near Gandhi Maidan
Skyline near Gandhi Maidan
Gandhi Maidan Marg is located in Patna
Gandhi Maidan Marg
Gandhi Maidan Marg
Location in Patna, India
Coordinates: 25°37′2″N 85°8′42″E / 25.61722°N 85.14500°E / 25.61722; 85.14500Coordinates: 25°37′2″N 85°8′42″E / 25.61722°N 85.14500°E / 25.61722; 85.14500
Country  India
State Bihar
Metro Patna
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 800001
Planning agency Patna Regional Development Authority
Civic agency Patna Municipal Corporation

Gandhi Maidan or Gandhi Maidan Marg is one of the most important thoroughfares in Patna, India. It is a historical place and is considered as a landmark of the city. Gandhi Maidan is the main market and commercial area of Patna with Ashok Rajpath which starts from Gandhi Maidan and Dak Bungalow Crossing and Bailey Road besides Frazer Road, Exhibition Road, Boring Road, and Boring Canal Road.[1] There are many important institutes that have developed around the area of Gandhi Maidan.

Landmarks around Gandhi Maidan[edit]

The Gandhi Maidan lies in the hub of the city of Patna. There are many places around the sprawling grounds that one can visit. Within a distance of half a kilometer lies the granary of Golghar that was built in 1786 by the British. The Golghar Falls is also located there. The Patna Sahib Gurudwara is 11 km away from Gandhi Maidan. There are many educational institutes that developed in this region. Some of the schools and colleges near Gandhi Maidan are:

  • A. N. Sinha Institute for Social Studies
  • St. Xavier's High School
  • Women's Training College affiliated under the Patna University
  • Magadh Mahila College

Owing to the central location of the grounds, many hotels and office buildings are stationed around it. One of the most important office building is the Biscoman Bhavan which houses offices of the Nalanda Open University and the East Central Railway of Patna.

The Gandhi Maidan is an important landmark of Patna and has its own historical, economic and political value.[2]

North[edit]

East[edit]

National Institute of Fashion Technology, Patna

West[edit]

Fully decorated with coloured electric bulbs, St Xavier's School celebrated Christmas in Patna on 24 December 2012.

South[edit]

South-East[edit]

Maurya lok and twin towers, South Gandhi Maidan Marg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Category: City (2010-01-09). "City Info". PatnaDaily.Com. Archived from the original on 20 February 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  2. ^ Gandhi Maidan Maps of India