SC stays demolition of iconic Patna Collectorate building, issues Notice to Bihar State Government

On September 1, the Patna High Court had dismissed a plea against the demolition of the iconic 18th Century building that has featured in the Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
SC stays demolition of iconic Patna Collectorate building, issues Notice to Bihar State Government
Collectorate Building: The building was built by the Dutch East India Company in the 18th Century, as a godown for opium and saltpetre. It was later used for administrative purposes New Indian Express, Ashok Sinha

The Supreme Court today temporarily stayed the proposed demolition of Patna's Collectorate Building or the 'Afim Ka Bhandar', in response to a plea filed on the same.

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