Bihar Heritage Development Society (BHDS), registered under Department of Art, Culture and Youth, Government of Bihar in collaboration with Bihar Industries Association (BIA) organized a heritage walk on the 29th of January, 2023 to create awareness amongst the locals about the heritage buildings in Patna and also to ensure attraction amongst the tourists. There were around 60 participants at the event.
The trail commenced from Wheeler Senate House situated within the premises of Patna University and then proceeded towards Patna College and ended at Darbhanga House. The walk was led by the Prof. Girish Kumar Choudhary (Vice Chancellor of Patna University), Dr Bijoy Kumar Choudhary (Executive Director, BHDS), Shri Arun Agarwal (President, BIA), and Dr. Kamini Sinha of Architecture Department of National Institute of Technology, Patna. The participants were introduced to the history and architectural style and features of each institution.
The event was graced by number of distinguished dignitaries such as Col. Kamesh Kumar (Registrar, Patna University), Dr Rajneesh Kumar (Proctor, Patna University), Prof Tarun Kumar (Principal, Patna College), Shri Narendra Kumar (Vice President, BIA), Shri Manish Kumar (Treasurer BIA), Shri K P S Kesri (Ex-President BIA), Shri Sachin Chandra (Chairman, Tourist Committee BIA), Shri Anil Kumar Sinha (Secretary, BIA) and District General Manager of State Bank of India. The entire event was successfully conducted by the officials of Bihar Heritage Development Society and other staff members