Nadiad ni haveli
|Nadiad ni haveli|
|Location||Nadiad, Gujarat, India|
Nadiad ni haveli, also called Bhausaheb Desai ni Haveli, is a house in Nadiad, Gujarat, India. Building 1783, and it has 249 rooms with wooden carvings, rain water harvesting, dozens of courtyards and balconies covered with bronze sheets.
Rao Bhahudur Viharidas Desai, popularly known as Bhausaheb had inheritated desaigiri (Landlordship) from his forefathers who had been tax collectors from the Mughals. Later on the same arrangement continued during the British period even as Bhausaheb's two sons Haridas Viharidas Desai and Bechardas Viharidas Desai took over as Diwansahebs to erstwhile Junagadh state.
It is said that this Haveli comes Second in India after Rasthrapati Bhavan In terms Of rooms
- "Nadiad haveli that has 249 rooms - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-06-12.
- Letters of Swami Vivekananda, Swami Vivekananda, Published by Vedanta Press and Catalogue
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