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Portals of Pune Camp

Portals of Pune Camp

Stories by the doors and windows of Pune Camp Doors and windows of Pune cantonment are a clue to its cosmopolitan culture. New immigrant trader groups came to Pune in early 19 th century to cater to the British military when they set up Pune cantonment or Camp as it is now commonly called. As...

Mandai Pune

In the 18 th and 19 th century the main market in Pune was held in a large open space between Shaniwarwada the capital palace of the Peshwas. In 1886 Reay market was built by the British colonial rulers on a site between Tulsibaugh and Rameshwar temple in Shukrawar Peth on a 4 acre site.After...

A Crumbling Heritage

A Crumbling Heritage

Datur Meher Road – Pune Cantonment’s colonial heritage street As rest of Pune evolved this street seems to be frozen in time. It is a street that I pass through almost on a daily basis and it still has a mix of European and Indian architecture largely as it was in the 1910’s and 1920’s,...