<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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is a town and a nagar panchayat
in Durg district
in the Indian state
Patan is located at . It has an average elevation of 280 metres
, Patan had a population of 8,698. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Patan has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 59%. In Patan, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Patan was a hotbed of Indian freedom struggle. Sri M. P Sawarni, Uday Ram Verma, Uday Ram Dikoria and many others from this region were involved in freedom struggle against the British Raj
Patan High School was built sometime around 1953. The school has produced several great students, mostly the next generation Indians after freedom struggle. They were ready to conquer and to take the lead in nation building. Some of the best students of Patan High School left their mark in society with their achievements.
went on to finish his PhD and worked in US and Canada for several years before joining faculty of Metallurgical Engineeering and Materials Science at IIT Bombay.
Brigadier Vijay Kashyap joined army after engineering on the call of duty after 1971 war with Pakistan. After outstanding service in Army he became professor of... Read More