Poona

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A town in Maharashtra. After having been the main capital of the Peshwas, under the British it became a mere district headquarters, but it still rated a detailed description from the Imperial Gazetteer. In this Gazetteer map, it can be seen to the southeast of Bombay.

Professor Rachel McDermott describes the dispute between Ambedkar and Gandhi over the Poona Pact and Communal Award of 1932.