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Patna’s Glorious Past Is Being Erased As Heritage Buildings Face Demolition

Bulldozers are ramming through the vibrant and rich architectural heritage of the city, which was at the centre of international trade during the 17th century.

Patna’s Glorious Past Is Being Erased As Heritage Buildings Face Demolition
River route The under-construction expressway on the Ganga Photographs: Umesh Kumar Ray

“The bulldozer and not the atomic bomb may turn out to be the most destructive invention of the 20th century.”

—Philip Shabecoff, author and environment journalist

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