Yeah ! you heard it correct. How many of you know that there is a city named Patna in Scotland also. Patna is a village in East Aryshire, Scotland, straddling the traditional districts of Carrick and Kyle. While most of us might not have any idea about the Patna in Scotland, everyone in this beautiful place is aware of its Indian connection. And you'll be pleasantly surprised to know that there's actually a very emotional reason behind naming this village after Patna
In 1802, William Fullarton of Skeldon started mining coal in his estate. After houses were built for the workers, Fullarton decided to name the hamlet ‘Patna’ as his father worked for the British East India Company.
Patna is located alongside the River Doon which is very popular with anglers. Patna Golf Course is a charming 9-hole course and there are plenty of walks in the surrounding area. There’s also a library, doctors and some shops.
Patna of scoltand is a gorgeous place where you love nature at its best.Patna has a small library, a games hall, a doctor's surgery, some shops, a cake shop, a football field, access to numerous country walks, an orange lodge and a golf club. The River Doon is popular with local anglers. There are two bridges within the village which are used as vehicle and pedestrian crossing points over the River Doon. These bridges are known locally as the 'ol brig' and 'new brig
Unlike India's Patna, which is large in size and densely populated, the Patna in Scotland is a rather peaceful place with few primary and secondary schools, a small library, a games hall, a doctor's surgery, some shops, a cake shop, and a football field . Just 57% of Patna's population is employed, especially in the health and social care sectors," Ayrshire councillor John Bell told this reporter. In Scotland's spick and span Patna, there are many landmarks which bear Patna as part of their name. There's a Patna Church, a Patna Youth Group and a Patna Golf Club. There used to be a Patna railway station which has since shut