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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, Anugrah Narayan Sinha, 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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  • A very good place to relax in patna. Sit below the big statue of Mahatma Gandhi and let the cool breeze make you feel free. Visit in evening.  more »
  • Gandhi maidan is located in the heart of Patna and has got it's piece of history. A huge statue of Mahatma Gandhi has been placed lately. Though the ground is big it's in dire need of maintenance and ...  more »
  • The Gandhi Maidan is a very large Maidan or ground used for various activities. It is of great historical significance as the Champaran movement and the Quit India movement was launched from here. Sin...  more »
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  • Well there are lots of unused frustrated vehicles out there consuming a lot of space and deminising the beauty of police station, should be treated very fast
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  • Police is friendly at this place. Will help you random facts about the city.
  • SI Gopal singh is very helpfull and nice police officer ...5 star for him
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