This train served historically as second alternative to visit North India after 2721UP/2722Dn Dakshin Express and 2723UP/2724DN Andhra Pradesh Express along with other trains like 2590UP/2589DN Gorakhpur Secunderabad Express and Bangalore Express.
The modern city of Patna is situated on the southern bank of river Ganges. The city also straddles the rivers Sone, Gandak and Punpun. The city is approximately 35 kilometres (22mi) in length and 16 to 18 kilometres (9.9 to 11.2mi) wide. In June 2009, the World Bank ranked Patna second in India (after Delhi) for ease of starting a business. As of 2011-12, Patna had the highest per capita gross district domestic product in Bihar, at ₹63,063. Using figures for assumed average annual growth, Patna is the 21st fastest growing city in the world and 5th fastest growing city in India according to a study by the City Mayors' Foundation. Patna registered an average annual growth of 3.72% during 2006-2010.
Area of this constituency include Patna block, Saharpada block, 10 GPs (Asanpat, Khuntapada, Badadumuria, Badaneuli, Baria, Dhanurjayapur, Gundunia, Tukudiha, Ukhunda and Chauthia GPs of Jhumpura block and 6 GPs of (Jajaposi, Jally, Sadangi, Jyotipur, Bhuinpur and Parsala) of Champua blcok.
PATNA. Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expressed "delight" over the announcement of as the 's presidential poll candidate ... This time, he had made it clear that he will support the candidate of the NDA ... .
As Bihar limps back to normalcy after four days of violent protests and incidents of arson across the state against the Centre’s Agnipath scheme, one question has baffled many ... “We are part of the government in Bihar ... They took to the streets ... (Abhay Kumar is a senior journalist based in Patna) ... The views expressed above are the author's own ... Sign Up.
Ranchi-Bhagalpur Express, Hatia-Islampur Express, Hatia-Patna Express, Godda-Ranchi Express and Hatia-Gorakhpur Maurya Express were cancelled on Sunday while several other trains passing through the division were also cancelled.
Patna. Following massive violence in Patna on Friday, district administration has arrested 86 people for their alleged involvement in arson at Danapur railway station ... The agitated youth set FarakkaExpress train on fire at Danapur railway station on Friday and also blazed a car adjoining a fuel station.