A roadside grave is said to be that of Miran, the son of the erstwhile Nawab of Bengal, Mir Jaffar, who plotted against Siraj-ud-daulah. Its simplicity is unusual in that era of large elaborate tombs and mausoleums. This tomb is situated in Mahajantoli of Rajmahal with pin code 816109. This Tomb is on the verge of extinction with encroachment being the major problem.
Another important tomb is a few kilometers away in Begampur. In need of restoration like so many of the other structures in the area, this 17th century tomb is said to be the first octagonal tomb in Bengal.
Also worth seeing in Begumpur, is the Sirsi mosque and Shah Shuja’s pleasure retreat.
Beyond the western wall of the Jami Mosque is a small temple and a well.
Half a kilometer from Jami Masjid, near the Akbari Mosque, there is an old ruined hammam, said to have been part of Raja Man Singh’s Palace.
A fine octagonal 17th cent…