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Massacre Ghat


Satti Chaura Ghat / Massacre Ghat is a ghat in Kanpur city, the industrial hub of Uttar Pradesh in North India. It is located on the bank of River Ganges in Kanpur before Jajmau. The ghat is located on the southern bank of River Ganges and marks the northern boundary of Kanpur city.

During the beginning of the colonial annexation of Awadh, the ghat had earlier been nicknamed as Massacre Ghat, by the East India Company officials after the historical events of the 1857 Indian Mutiny at Cawnpore.

It was at this location that the initial momentous events of Indian Rebellion of 1857, named as Siege of Cawnpore in British colonial records, took place.