Who was the adopted son of the last Peshwa Baji Rao II?

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*Nana Govind Dhondu Pant*

 Who was the adopted son of the last Peshwa Baji Rao II?

Nana was conceived on 19 May 1824 as Nana Govind Dhondu Pant, to Narayan Bhat and Ganga Bai.

After the Maratha crush in the Third Maratha War, the East India Company had banished Peshwa Baji Rao II to Bithoor close Cawnpore (now Kanpur), where he kept up a huge foundation paid for to some extent out of a British annuity. Nana 's father, a knowledgeable Deccani Brahmin, had gone with his family from the Western Ghats to wind up a court authority of the previous Peshwa at BNana Sahib (19 May 1824 – 1859), conceived as Dhondu Pant, was an Indian Peshwa of Maratha domain, privileged person and warrior, who drove the disobedience in Cawnpore (Kanpur) amid the 1857 uprising. As the embraced child of the banished Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao II, Nana Sahib trusted that he was qualified for an annuity from the English East India Company, yet the fundamental authoritative issues are somewhat dim. The Company's refusal to proceed with the annuity after his dad's passing, and also what he saw as overbearing approaches, constrained him to revolt and look for freedom from organization control in India. He constrained the British battalion in Kanpur to surrender, at that point executed the survivors, picking up control of Cawnpore for a couple of days. He later vanished, after his powers were vanquished by a British power that recovered Cawnpore. He was directed to the Nepal Hills in 1859, where he is thought to have died.ithoor. Lacking children, Baji Rao embraced Nana Sahib and his more youthful sibling in 1827. The mother of the two kids was a sister of one of the Peshwa's wives. Nana Sahib's youth partners included Tantya Tope, Azimullah Khan and Manikarnika Tambe who later ended up well known as Rani Lakshmibai. Tantya Tope was the child of Pandurang Rao Tope, an essential respectable at the court of the Peshwa Baji Rao II. After Baji Rao II was banished to Bithoor, Pandurang Rao and his family likewise moved there. Tantya Tope was the fencing expert to Nana Sahib.