Skip to content

Topic - Yerwada Central Jail

Yerwada Central Jail is a prominent jail in Yerwada, Pune (now in Maharashtra), (India). This is the largest jail in the State of Maharashtra. Many famous personalities like Mahatma Gandhi have been jailed here.==History==Mahatma Gandhi spent several years in Yerwada Jail during India's freedom struggle. During one of his stays, he went on a indefinite fast to protest against the Communal Award on September 20, 1932, as a result he the famous Poona Pact was passed which he signed in this jail on 24 September 1932. - Source: Wikipedia

Related Stories

No Stories Found