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Gandhi Maidan, Patna

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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 fairs
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  • This place is very big. We can come here with children and play sports. Located at the centre of the city. 
  • Witness of many historic event and political rallies, this has been one of the favourite hangout zone in Patna. During recent celebration held at Patna it again witnessed a large amount of people and ...  more »
  • Near the river this big ground is one major place to host events at the city. One good place for walking and jogging.