Raja Tikait Rai
Famine of 1784-85
Nawab Asif-ud-daula along with his prime minister Mirza Hasan Raza Khan and deewan Raja Tikait Rai, established a charitable institution (Rifah-e-Aam) which provided relief to thousands. Asif-ud-daula distributed salaries to the people with finance minister Raja Jhau Lal and deewan Raja Tikait Rai .
He also constructed many temples, mosques, bridges and dug tanks all over the state, which can still be seen. He also built imambaras to house alams. In Tehsil Bithur, Kanpur there is a Baradari and a bathing quay built of red stone on the banks of Ganges known as Patthar ghat, built by Raja Tikait Rai.
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