Bibighar

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Siege Of Cawnpore - Bibighar Massacre
... women and children were moved from the Savada House to Bibighar ("The House of the Ladies"), a villa-type house in Cawnpore ... around 120 women and children were confined to Bibighar ... children from Fatehgarh, and some other captive European women were also confined to Bibighar ...
Siege Of Cawnpore - Recapture and Retribution By The British
... A group of British officers and soldiers set out to the Bibighar, to rescue the captives, assuming that they were still alive ... blood from the floor and walls of the Bibighar compound while being whipped ... Most of the prisoners were hanged within direct view of the well at the Bibighar and buried in shallow ditches by the roadside ...
The Great Indian Novel - Plot Summary - The Fourth Book: A Raj Quartet
... There is a rumour that Gangaji will address a rally at the Bibighar Gardens (an allusion to the "Bibighar," which figures prominently in A Jewel in the Crown) ... firing on the unarmed gathering in the Bibighar Gardens ... After the Bibighar Gardens Massacre, Colonel Rudyard is retired with a half-million pound pension ...
Tantya Tope - Role in The 1857 Uprising
... The surviving British women and children were moved from the Savada House to Bibighar "the House of the Ladies", a villa-type house in Kanpur ... attempts had failed, an order was given to murder the women and children imprisoned at Bibighar, on July 15 ... Begum Hussaini Khanum, in charge of Bibighar, termed the sepoys' act as cowardice, and asked her lover Sarvur Khan to finish the job of killing the captives ...
Nana Sahib - Role in The First War of Independence of 1857 - Bibighar Massacre
... around 120 in number, were moved from the Savada House to Bibighar ("the House of the Ladies"), a villa-type house in Cawnpore ... other captive women were also confined in Bibighar ... Some believe that the Bibighar massacre was a reaction to the news of violence being perpetrated by the advancing Company troops ...