Jakkanpur in Patna is the area behind Chanakya national Law University, besides Purendarpur, Mithapur and New Jakkanpur in Gardanibagh area. It is primarily a congested residential area of Patna. B K Dutta lane is the famous by Lane of Jakkanpur. South Point Public school is a famous school in this area.


A large number of apartments have come up in Jakkanpur in recent times. These high rises have increased the pressure on the existing infrastructure. The locality is devoid of open spaces like parks and play fields. Gardanibagh the near by colony provides respite to the residents of Jakkanpur.


The retail shops and few clinics are the main components of commercial centers in Jakkanpur. These are spread along the main roads of the colony.