Heritage Commission puts up plaque to commemorate Wajid Ali Shah s arrival

  • | Friday | 14th February, 2020

Kolkata: West Bengal Heritage Commission put up a plaque at Bichali Ghat in Metiabruz to commemorate the coming of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, to the city. Senior officials of the state heritage commission, along with the descendents of the Nawab including his great great grandson Shahanshah Mirza, were present on the occasion. Many of those who had accompanied the Nawab were put up at several houses in North Kolkata. The animals were taken to other places in North Kolkata. Soon, tailors from Metiabruz came to the city and till today the place produces the finest tailors, some of whom are internationally famous.

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