This building is where Nana Sahib coordinated his operations around the Cawnpore area.  Nana Sahib was the adopted heir to Baji Rao II, the ex-peshwa of the Maratha Confederacy. The East India Company had decided that the pension and honours of the lineage would not be passed on to Nana Sahib, as he was not a natural born heir. Nana Sahib had sent his envoy Dewan Azimullah Khan to London, to petition the Queen against the Company’s decision, but failed to evoke any favourable response.

The Siege of Cawnpore-1857

This building is where Nana Sahib coordinated his operations around the Cawnpore area. Nana Sahib was the adopted heir to Baji Rao II, the ex-peshwa of the Maratha Confederacy. The East India Company had decided that the pension and honours of the lineage would not be passed on to Nana Sahib, as he was not a natural born heir. Nana Sahib had sent his envoy Dewan Azimullah Khan to London, to petition the Queen against the Company’s decision, but failed to evoke any favourable response.

Theatre of Cawnpore (Kanpur), Occupied by the Nana Sahib during the Mutiny - c.1857-1858 - Old Indian Photos

Theatre of Cawnpore (Kanpur), Occupied by the Nana Sahib during the Mutiny - c.1857-1858 - Old Indian Photos

Some 300 British troops, their families and around 150 loyal sepoys were holed up in Gen Wheeler's entrenchment in Cawnpore (Kanpur) for three weeks in June 1857, were constantly bombarded by a local prince, Nana Sahib's army.

Some 300 British troops, their families and around 150 loyal sepoys were holed up in Gen Wheeler's entrenchment in Cawnpore (Kanpur) for three weeks in June 1857, were constantly bombarded by a local prince, Nana Sahib's army.

CA17107a 160th anniversary of Indian revolution (Rani of Jhansi 1828–1858, a symbol of resistance to the British Raj; Sir Henry Evelyn Wood (1838–1919), English Field Marshal during the Indian Mutiny in 1858; Nana Sahib (1824–1857), was an Indian Maratha aristocrat and fighter, who led the rebellion in Cawnpore; Arrest of Bahadur Shah II (1775–1862), the last Mughal emperor)

CA17107a 160th anniversary of Indian revolution (Rani of Jhansi 1828–1858, a symbol of resistance to the British Raj; Sir Henry Evelyn Wood (1838–1919), English Field Marshal during the Indian Mutiny in 1858; Nana Sahib (1824–1857), was an Indian Maratha aristocrat and fighter, who led the rebellion in Cawnpore; Arrest of Bahadur Shah II (1775–1862), the last Mughal emperor)

Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of 1857 - MERE PIX Indian Mutiny Rebel Leader Nana Sahib Peshwa

Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of 1857 - MERE PIX Indian Mutiny Rebel Leader Nana Sahib Peshwa

General Havelocks Attack On Nana Sahib At Futtypore 1857 Major General Henry Havelock 1795 To 1857 Britsh General From The History Of The Indian Mutiny Published 1858 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pi

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Nanasahib's palace ruins,  Bithoor, 1950s

Nanasahib's palace ruins, Bithoor, 1950s

Nana Sahib, Albumen CdV Photograph, india, independence, mutiny

Nana Sahib, Albumen CdV Photograph, india, independence, mutiny

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