GANDHISETU, GAIGHAT , GURUDWARA PATNA 25: 36’::85:8’
GANDHI SETU BRIDGE
Location On Satellite Imagery_Near path N.104 and row N54of IRC IC Satellite
Approach__Patna the state capital of Bihar is connected by Road, rail and airways from other important cities of India
Language__Hindi,Magahi.Bhojpuri.Maithali. Partly and occasionally English in literate society, Bengali and Urdu in pocket
STAY—High, middle and low class hotels ,rest houses, lodges dakbunglow, dharamsala ,youth hostels etc are available of ones own choice at moderately affordable charges .
FOOD_Hindustani ,specially Bihari rice,pulse, litti , chatni, cho kha , dosa , idli alongwith fast food and variety of sweets and puddings etc are available. Non-veg food can be had in plenty. Local special non veg dish is Bagery Harial, Titar, Bater etc are available in central Patna.
DRINK_ Sweet drinking water is available in plenty. Besides, it soft and hard both can also be had easily.
Local Transport__ Services of luxury tourist buses, auto rickshaw, cycle rickshaw, town bus,tam tam, can be available and enjoyed .Besides private rented cars and pre paid taxis are also available
About the site - A recently constructed bridge over the river Ganges connecting north and south side population of India a special facilitation of people of north Bihar and south Bibar for daily to and fro movement .It is one among the longest bridges of Asia. The length of the bridge
It is also also called Gai ghat bridge. Because from very old days, people of both sides of the Ganges used to ferry their cattle to and fro for various purposes. The reason may be low depth profile of the river at this place. It is also called Gai ghat Tirth because Ram along with Lakshman and his teacher saint Vishwamitra to go to Janakpur in mithila and married Sita, Krishna crossed the Ganges at this very place while traveling from Kurukhetra along with Bhim and Arjun and went to Rajgir via Gorathgiri now Brabarhill and got victory over Jarasandh by Bhim in wrestling.
Gautam Budh also crossed the holy river at this place,after staying one night at town hall of Patliputra and proceeding to Chapra for Mahaparinirwan through a reception gate now Pachim Darwaja, Guru Teg Bahadur also organized his first Sangat in the vicinity of this place now GAI GHAT GURUDWARA after coming from the Punjab and crossing the ganges over here
At present it is earmarked ghat on the South bank of the Ganges below the Gandhi setu. Now it houses headquarter of River Marine Transport Cargo and Shipping establishment and School of Marine Institute .Shiv Mandir, Durga Mandir and Gaighat gurudwara are little southward .