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A city of northeast India on the Ganges River northwest of Kolkata. The capital of Asoka's empire in the 3rd century bc, it is now the capital of the state of Bihar.
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(Placename) a city in NE India, capital of Bihar state, on the River Ganges: founded in the 5th century bc; university (1917); centre of a rice-growing region. Pop: 1 376 950 (2001)
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(ˈpʌt nə, ˈpæt-, ˈpʌtˈnɑ)

the capital of Bihar state, in NE India, on the Ganges. 917,243.
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The roadshow was aimed at strengthening the party's prospects in two prestigious seats - Patna Sahib and Patliputra - going to the polls in the seventh and last phase of voting next week.
On Monday, the police registered a case against another Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) running in Patliputra locality of Patna for alleged brutal torture of girl lodged there.
This is a laboratory based observational study conducted in Patliputra Medical College Hospital (Department of Microbiology and Pathology), Dhanbad, Jharkhand.
"Zinda rahen chahe jn jye/ vote Misa ko dein jo km ye ( Stay alive or lose your life/ vote for Misa in your interest)" reads a poster put up in Patliputra by the supporters of jailed gangster Ritlal Yadav.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], Jan 4 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tej Pratap Yadav on Thursday announced that his sister Misa Bharti will contest from Patliputra's Lok Sabha seat.
However, all eyes would be fixed on Bangalore South, Patliputra, Barmer and Darjeeling seats for different reasons.
Two candidates have filed nominations from Patliputra to seek justice for their slain kin
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], Feb 1 (ANI): Three people were killed in a Natural Dairy factory in Patna's Patliputra due to gas leakage on Thursday.
Wednesday was the last day to file nomination papers for candidature from the neighbouring seats of Patna Sahib and Patliputra. Reena arrived at the office of the returning officer ( RO) five minutes past the 3pm deadline, and was thus not allowed to file her papers.
Byline: RJD leader to contest Patliputra as well since he is not sure if he can win home base Saran
NOTHING IS out of bounds for RJD chief Lalu Yadav when it comes to ensuring the victory of daughter Misa Bharti from the prestigious Patliputra Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar.