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Patna City

Coordinates: 25°35′10″N 85°11′4″E / 25.58611°N 85.18444°E / 25.58611; 85.18444
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Patna City
Patna Saheb (Patna Sahib)
Patna City is located in Patna
Patna City
Patna City
Location in Patna, India
Coordinates: 25°35′10″N 85°11′4″E / 25.58611°N 85.18444°E / 25.58611; 85.18444
Country India
 • BodyPatna Municipal Corporation
 • SpokenHindi, English (main official), Angika, Maithili, Magahi, Bhojpuri, Urdu and Punjabi (liturgical)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
800009, 800008, 800007[1]
Planning agencyPatna Regional Development Authority
Civic agencyPatna Municipal Corporation
Lok SabhaPatna Sahib (Lok Sabha constituency)
Vidhan SabhaPatna Sahib (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Patna City, popularly known as Patna Saheb or Patna Sahib, is a city and one of the 6 Sub-divisions (Tehsil) in Patna district, Bihar, India. Patna City is an old area of Patna. Patna City history belongs to Patliputra. It is regarded as very sacred by the Sikhs in India.[2] The tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh was born there. The Patna Saheb Gurudwara is considered to be one of the holiest of the five "Takhts" or seat of authority of the Sikhs. The place is named Harminder Takht though the Sikhs respectfully call it Patna Sahib. The famous Guru Gobind Sahib Gurudwara is an important shrine for Sikhs from all over the world.[3] Ashok Rajpath (road) connects Patna City to Patna.



Bengali Colony, Jhauganj, Lodi Katra, Rambagh, Kali Asthan, Nehru Tola, Marufganj, Harmandir Gali, Machratta, Hajiganj, Mirchai Gali, Bihar Mills Colony are major areas of Patna City. The main Guru Gobind road connects Patna Sahib Gurudwara and Patna City Chowk. Mangal Talab is a water body located here. Patna City has all sorts of facilities like schools, hospitals for its residents. Other than Sikh Religious center it has a number of Hindu Temples and Mosques. It has a number of Boarding and Lodging facilities around religious centers. Patna Ghat is the Ganga side Ghat flowing in north of Patna City. Today, Patna City is also a major trading centre.[4]

Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, Patna Saheb



The Patna City sub-division (Tehsil) is headed by an IAS or state Civil service officer of the rank of Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM).



The Patna City Tehsil is divided into 3 Blocks, each headed by a Block Development Officer (BDO). List of Blocks is as follows:

  1. Fatuha
  2. Daniyawaan
  3. Khusrupur


  • Sanwaliya Ji Mandir, Hajiganj.
  • Shri Jalla Mahavir Mandir[5][6][7]
  • Rani Sati Dadi Mandir, Mirchai Gali
  • Shri Shyam Mandir, Raja Ram Lane
  • Shri Kale Hanuman Mandir
  • Bal Leela Gurudwara, Maini Sangat
  • Bahari Begumpur (a historic place)
  • Khanqah Emadia Qalandaria, Mangal Talab
  • Khanqah Munamia Hasania, Teeksaal Darguah
  • Railway Quarter, Patna City
  • Mangal Talab (talab means tank[8]), named after the donor Shri Mangal Lal, a local landlord.
  • Kashmiri Bagh (graveyard)
  • Old Cemetery, Patna City
  • Jalla Area (Hanuman Mandir, Shani mandir)
  • Manoj Kamaliya Stadium, a small outdoor stadium at Mangal Talab.
  • Takht Sri Harimandir Sahib Ji
  • Gurudwara Shri Guru Ka Bagh
  • Paschim Darwaza, a historical monument of Mauryan period [9]



The Patna City is part of the Patna Sahib Assembly constituency under the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency.[10]




  • Arora International School, Patna city[11]
  • Guru Gobind Singh Boys School (Government aided)
  • Guru Gobind Singh Girls School (Government aided)
  • Infant Jesus School[12]
  • Jesus and Marry Academy, Patna city[13]
  • Little Flower High School
  • Marwari High School, Patna City (Government aided)
  • Narayani Kanya Vidyalaya (Government aided)
  • Patna City Central School
  • Patna City High School (Government aided)
  • ST. Annes High School[14]
  • St. Paul High School, Patna city
  • Sudarshan Central School











It has its own railway station, known as Patna Sahib railway station. It is connected to many metropolitan cities of India by the Howrah-Delhi Main Line.



The Bus service was started in 2018 by BSRTC 15 buses has been operational on these routes connecting 17 different locations between Gandhi Maidan and Patna City, three major railway stations, including the Patna Junction, Rajendra Nagar Terminal and Patna Sahib station, will be covered under the new route called ‘555’. The route has been named ‘555’ as a sign of respect for Panj Pyare — the five beloved ones of Sikh Guru Gobind Singh.[17]

State government is also planning to upgrade current three-wheelers (autos) which are emitting carbon dioxide on higher level due to petrol based engine to CNG operated autos, they will be upgraded on government subsidy PPP partnership either exchanged or made petrol to CNG emission adaptable by installing P2G CNG kits. Currently electronic operated rickshaws (tuktuks) can be easily seen on the roads of Patna City.[18]

Police Stations


The following Police Stations of Patna Police serve this area:

  • Chowk Police Station
  • Deedarganj Police Station[19]
  • Khajekalan Police Station

Notable People



  1. ^ Details of Post Office PATNA CITY, PATNA pincode.net.in
  2. ^ Patna Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine thesikhencyclopedia
  4. ^ Patna Archived 3 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine traveladvisorindia
  5. ^ "जल्ला महावीर मंदिर के पदाधिकारियों की घोषणा". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 26 November 2018. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Jalla Hanuman Mandir, Begampur, Patna City". Trell. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  7. ^ "न पत्थर, न धातु, यहां भभूत से बने हैं हनुमान". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 13 March 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  8. ^ Sengupta, Nirmal (1 January 2007). Economic Studies of Indigenous and Traditional Knowledge. Academic Foundation. p. 129. ISBN 978-81-7188-586-2. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
  9. ^ "The lost glory of Paschim Darwaza". times of india. 30 August 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  10. ^ "Rural voters to help EC create awareness in towns".
  11. ^ "Arora International School". www.cbseaff.nic.in. Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  12. ^ "Infant Jesus School Patna city". www.learningpoint.net. Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  13. ^ "Jesus and Mary academy Patna city". www.eduvidya.com. Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  14. ^ "St Annes school patna city". www.stannespatnacity.in. Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  15. ^ "oriental college patna city". www.orientalcollege.in. Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  16. ^ "Library will be developed". Prabhat Khabhar. 24 November 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  17. ^ "15 new buses from Gandhi Maiden to Patna City now". Times of India. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  18. ^ "पटना में सभी ऑटो सीएनजी से चलेंगे". livehindustan.com (in Hindi). 14 July 2019. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  19. ^ "News in Brief". Calcutta Telegraph. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2011.