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Warren Hastings and Chait (AKA Chet) Singh in Varanasi

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Varanasi, the timeless centre of the Hindu universe, has much written about it. One of the intriguing stories about this ancient city is that of Maharajah Chait (Chet) Singh and the first Governor General of British India, Warren Hastings. Jeremy Bernstein … Continue reading

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