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Lal Kothi MP : Visitors in Pre-independent India

Lal kothi : Visiting foreign dignitaries





  • The first British national was Col. C.H.E. Ward, advisor and Chief Minister to Shahjahan Begum
  • Sir Hugh Daily, resident, central India visited Lal Kothi. He emphasized that only the Union Jack should fly on the Lal Kothi.
  • Sir Lepel Griffin, Agent to the Governor-General in central India visited the Lal Kothi in 1881
  • Lord Frederick Roberts visited on 25th Feb 1889. He was Commander-in-Chief of British army in India.
  • British Viceroy Marquess of Lansdowne came on 20th Nov 1891
  • Earl of Elgin, the Viceroy came on 4th Nov 1895
  • Lord Marquess Curzon came in 1899


  • lord curzon at bhopal railway station 1899
    Lord Curzon at Bhopal Railway Station - 1899


  • Lord and Earl of Minto arrived on 12 Nov 1909
  • Viceroy Lord Hardinge of Penhurst and Lady Hardinge visited in 1911.
  • Sir Henry Mc Mahon, Chief Secretary to British foreign office came in 1911.
  • Lord Creacher, Sir Gromorey and Montgomery visited in 1912.
  • Prince of Wales on 4th Feb 1922.
  • Lord Irwin came here in 1927.




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