Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III

The Maharaja’s daring act of anti-colonial dissent

Here’s a fascinating insight into an extraordinary but largely forgotten act of dissent against colonial rule by Sayajirao III where he bowed improperly when presenting himself before the British monarch, then turned his back disrespectfully and walked away.

 

A film on the same to be screened on the 11th of March in the city