Bihar Elections 2019: Patna is missing a whole generation of millennials
- Bihar’s capital is safer but the transformation hasn’t led to opportunities for private investment and job creation
- Anyone who has a chance to move out, does so. The only ones who stay are preparing for civil services or bank exams or run family businesses
There’s no occasion, but Patna is all decked up. Under the Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Mission, the Patna Municipal Corporation has decorated the city’s walls with Madhubani paintings, depicting the state’s rich heritage. Irrespective of whether people are alighting at Rajendra Nagar Railway Terminal or strolling around Gandhi Maidan and AN College, they cannot miss the attempts at social messaging—the need for cleanliness and women’s education, besides themes such as Chhath and Krishna worship.
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