Patna was the second Indian city, after , which offered free WiFi connectivity to its citizens in February this year. Patna however continued as a trading centre. He also took care to strengthen the navy. Commodities were affordable and all round prosperity ensured that their requirements were met easily. As the capital of Bihar, Patna plays a major role not only in state politics but in central politics as well. Patna is the capital and largest city of the state of Bihar in India.
The inept ministers and administrative heads also followed suit. © This article uses material from Wikipedia ® and is licensed under the and under the. He also refers to the high quality of numerous strains of rice grown in Patna, famous as in Europe. The rulers lacked the capabilities of the earlier emperors to rule over such a large kingdom. He chose the site on the bank of the Ganges and fortified the area. Radio Taxi services are also available within city limit as well as outskirts.
A characteristic feature of the geography of Patna is at the confluence of rivers. Kautilya goes on to describe an exhausting schedule in which the king has roughly four and half hours to sleep and the rest of the time is almost entirely involved in running the kingdom. After the decisive of 1764, as per the treaty of Allahabad was given the right to collect tax of this former Mughal province by the Mughal emperor. Religion Gupta kings knew that the well-being of the empire lie in maintaining a cordial relationship between the various communities. He rescued Dhruvadevi and assassinated the Scythian king. The Ganges flows by the city.
On top of this, the kings remained more occupied with self-indulgence than in preparing to meet with the challenges of their enemies. Among the city's other festivals, are , , , , Vishwakarma Puja, , and. License Written by , published on 30 October 2015 under the following license:. The modern city of Patna is situated on the southern bank of river. The and are historic public libraries of Patna. It is an alluvial, flat expanse of land. As per the Greek diplomat, traveler and historian , during the Mauryan Empire c.
The mansions of the Maharaja of dominated the Patna river front in 1811—12. Genius mathematician and astronomer Aryabhata wrote Siddhanta which covered several aspects of geometry, trigonometry and cosmology. Practicing vocal music, dance and seven types of musical instruments including veena an Indian musical stringed instrument , flute and mridangam drum were a norm rather than exception. Give contextual explanation and translation from your sites! The invasion had a catalytic effect in inspiring an Indian prince, Chandragupta Maurya, to form the first empire on the subcontinent. During the Maurya period see below , it became one of the. Though parts of the city have been excavated, much of it still lies buried beneath modern.
The table below details historical monthly averages for climate variables. Some of the greatest scholars of the day including the navaratna nine gems graced his court. License Written by , published on 06 April 2014 under the following license:. Situated at the confluence of the and rivers, Pataliputra soon came to dominate the riverine trade of the during Magadha's early imperial period. The city of Pataliputra was formed by fortification of a village by ruler , son of. There are five other which are related to different ; these are , , , and. The territorial heads ruling over various parts of India could not counter the superior armed forces of Chandragupta I and had to surrender before him.
Source : In Jainism General definition in Jainism There was on this earth a city named Pātaliputra, which was like the city of the gods and was the dwelling place of wise men. Diplomacy and including military tactics are the two points treated in most detail but the work also includes recommendations on , prisons, taxation, irrigation, , mining, fortifications, , manufacturing, , administrations, diplomacy, and spies. Like other fast-growing cities in the developing world, Patna suffers from major problems including unemployment, poor public health and poor civic and educational standards for a large section of the population. His courageous pursuits earned him the title of Vikramaditya. Notably, after the defeat and capture of Mihirakula, one of the most important Hephthalite emperors of the time, Gupta King Baladitya set him free on the advice of his ministers. Its wooden walls were pierced by 64 gates.
Youth, Arts and Culture Department, Government of Bihar. Water Resources Information System Govt. Article 8, Volume 6, Issue 19, Summer 2014, Page 149-174. It was revived again in the 17th century by the British as a centre of international trade. Another foreigner, a Chinese Buddhist pilgrim named Fa Xian Fahsien who traveled widely in India between 405 and 411 c. Archived from on 17 February 2015. They were continuously plagued by the attacks of the Huns and other foreign powers.