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Kachahry of Kunwar Singh at Jagdishpur & Boyle’s House at Arrah

December 31, 1856
Mirza Firuz Shah
Architectural and Building
Bahadur Shah II 1837–1857

Kachahry of Kunwar Singh at Jagdishpur & Boyle’s House at Arrah



Kachahry of Kunwar Singh at Jagdishpur When Jagdishpur was captured by Major Vincent Eyre in August 1857, its palace, temple and other buildings were destroyed. The building of Kunwar Singh’s Kachahry, which has survived, has now been acquired by the Government of Bihar. Boyle’s House at Arrah When the Danapur Sepoys entered Arrah on 27 July 1857 the European and Eurasian residents of the town took refuge in Mr. Boyle’s house which had already been put in a state of defence. The siege lasted till 3 August when Arrah was relieved by Major Vincent Eyre.


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