The History of Nana Rao Park, Kanpur in India

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Kanpur is a historical city and is believed to have been founded by members of the Chandela dynasty and formed part of the state of Sachendi. The city's name is believed to derive from Kanhiyapur (from the Hindi meaning "town of Kanhaiya"). During the British era the name got transformed to Cawnpore, and hence the city got its current name KANPUR. As an important city in the Chandela dynasty, the city has a number of places of historical importance. The historical ruins of the places help prove the city's existence to the era of pre-13th Century. Nana Rao Park is the perfect place for nature lovers, longing to spend their time close to nature, away from the hum drum and pollution of the city. The park is named after Nana Rao Peshwa, the legendary figure who actively participated in the first War of independence or Sepoy mutiny in 1857.
The history of Nana Rao Park dates back to India’s first war of the independence, fought in 1857. This park was named after Nana Rao Peshwa who fought like a brave warrior in India’s struggle for independence.During the Siege of Cawnpore, Nana Sahib had negotiated surrender from the 300 British soldiers and their families in exchange for their safe passage to Allahabad. On the morning of June 27, a large British column led by General Wheeler made their way to the banks of the river Ganga where Nana Sahib had arranged 40 boats for their journey. Since it was the summer time, the Ganga was dry, sluggish and plagued by mud-banks which made
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