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Which of the following reasons the "Golghar" of Patna city was built?
1. For the storage of grains
2. For the stay of soldiers
3. As a fort
4. None of these

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : For the storage of grains

The correct answer is For the storage of grain.

  • It is located in the city of Patna Bihar state, which was built by Captain John Garstin Golghar in the year 1786.
  • It is a simple charming architecture built with the purpose of serving as a storehouse, Golghar is an amalgam of rich history and natural beauty.

  • According to an ancient inscription at its base, the Golghar was intended to be built just to store a huge amount of grains. In the end, however, no others like the Golghar structure ever built.
  • The granary was a vital part of general Warren Hastings's plan for the perpetual prevention of famine in these provinces.
  • The Gol Ghar used for storing grains in history, today it emerged as a famous as a tourist place and picnic spot in the city, while in the year 2017 the building of Golghar was renovated and given a new look.
  • Along with this, there is a show of light and sound in this arena that tends to help to attract more tourists to the city.

  • The current Chief Minister of Bihar is Mr. Nitish Kumar (December 2020) and the Governor is Mr. Phagu Chauhan (December 2020).

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