In pictures: Freedom fighter Rajguru's ancestral home

Updated: Apr 02, 2016, 12:24
  • In pictures: Freedom fighter Rajguru's ancestral home
    The ancestral home of the freedom fighter Satayasheel Rajguru in Khed stands on a 60,000 sq ft plot. All pics/ Chaitraly Deshmukh
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    Rajguru's grandson Satyasheel (right) outside the house
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    The family of Rajguru, who was hanged at the age of 23 for the assassination of a British Raj police officer, says work to make his home a museum and a knowledge centre has been stuck in red tapism for several years
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    The ancestral wada 40 kilometers from Pune, is a grand, stone structure which stands on the banks of Bhima river on the Pune-Nashik Road
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    It is a ground-plus-one structure and covers an area of 3,788 sq m
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    The 60,000 sq ft plot on which it stands also includes a protective stone wall, a grand arch door (dindi darwaza), the main residential structure (thorla wada), a prayer room, the room where Rajguru was born and a Hanuman temple built by Rajguru himself
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    In 2007, Rajguru's family took the decision of surrendering the entire property and wada to the government
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The freedom fighter's family wants to convert his ancestral home into a museum. Though govt has given its nod, the money hasn't reached PWD. Here are some images of the house