Faizabad developed as a township nearly 220 years ago, during the reign of Safdar Jang the second Nawab of Avadh (1739-54), who laid it foundation by making it his military headquarters. Suja-ud-Daula built a fort known as chhota Calcutta, now in ruin. In 1765 he built the chowk and tirpaulia and subsequently laid out the […]