Who Led the Revolt of 1857 in Kanpur?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : July 27th, 2022

In Kanpur, Nana Saheb led a revolt along with his administrator Tantia Tope and secretary Azimullah Khan because he was denied his benefits by the British. He was the adopted child of Peshwa Baji Rao II.


Who Led the Revolt of 1857 in Kanpur?

Nana Saheb started the struggle for Independence at Kanpur from the British. In 1857 Nana Saheb was defeated by Britisher and fled towards Nepal, where he probably died whereas his general, Tantia Tope, escaped to Kalpi.

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