Patna state is formerly Orissa States Agency,later Chhattisgarh Agency, now in Orissa State, area of state was 6,503 KM2 ,and population of state was 5,66,924 in 1931, Privy purse of state on the time of accession (1Th January1948 ) was Rs.2,49,600.
Revenue stamps :--
Type-25, issued in 1924-28, size 23x27mm., Perf. 11
Revenue stamps , One Anna, dull red violet.