Gandhi Maidan, Patna
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Gandhi Maidan, previously known as the Patna Lawns, is a historic ground at Patna near the banks of Ganges River, in Bihar, India. The Golghar falls to its west.HistorySeveral movements were launched on the Patna Lawns during the Indian freedom struggle, the most important being the Champaran movement and the Quit India movement of 1942. Many prominent leaders of the Indian Independence Movement, such as Mohandas K. Gandhi, Rajendra Prasad,Anugrah Narayan Sinha, Sardar Patel, Maulana Azad, Jawaharlal Nehru, Jaya Prakash Narayan and Sri Krishna Sinha addressed their rallies from here. It was said that a leader had not arrived until he had addressed a rally at the Patna Lawns.The successful opposition movement to Indira Gandhi was also launched from this historic ground.This ground was considered as hotspot for freedom movement rallies and major activists from the Indian freedom struggle namely Mohandas K. Gandhi, Rajendra Prasad, Sardar Patel,, Maulana Azad, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi have made memorable speeches here. Presently, this ground is being utilised for several commercial purposes like private parties, mass prayers and trade fairsA visit to Gandhi Maidan represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Patna vacation trip planner to plot your vacation.
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this is a large Maidan in the middle of this very congested,over crowded city, PATNA. I feel very good at this place as it is maintained properly. The most impressive and attractive part of this Maida... read more »
very big ground for playing and for many things.Leaders are also used it for speeches.I visited here many times.It placed at centre of patna just a few km away from patna railway station.
It's a popular place for walking/jogging. Also many fairs, rallies are held in this place situated about 2 km. from Patna railway station
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