"The oxford of East India is the tag what it used to be called as, this Patna college", said the Chancellor of Universities of Bihar and Governor of Bihar, Mr. Devanand Konwar. Inaugurating the celebration function of completing 150 glorious years the Governor alongwith vice-chancellor of Patna University Shambhu Nath addressed a crowd mix of Retired VCs, Principals,Teachers, Staffs and the alumni too.
The CPI called for Patna City bandh against the hooch tragedy in Patna on Monday. It is well known that 11 people were dead after taking country-made liquour in Patna city on 3rd january. The earlier toll in another similar accident that took place in Ara, Bhojppur went to 23.
The statue of "Father of the Nation", Mahatma Gandhi that is planned to be erected at the north-west corner of the gandhi maidan has reached Patna by truck in multiple pieces.
The 40 foot tall, and 30 tonne of weigh cost almost 5 crore rupees. There is a speacial pedestal being made to bear the load of the weighty statue.
The statue is made of pure copper. The Noida based artisan, who also made the statue of the mauritian leader "Ramgulam" were given the assignment.