Rampur is a historical city known for its captivating grandeur. Khusro Bagh Palace, popularly known as Nawab’s Summer Palace, is presently housing the Government Raza Postgraduate College, Rampur, the oldest government seat of higher education in Uttar Pradesh. It stands in tranquil surroundings and is one of the most elegant monuments of Indo-European architecture in north India.
The last ruling Nawab of Rampur State, Sir Syed Raza Ali Khan, the founder of this college, donated the entire building and campus of Khusro Bagh Palace to the college and the quality furniture of the dissolved Rampur State Constituent Assembly was transferred to it. Thus, college came into existence on 16th July 1949 at the state expense and maiden academic session started on 2nd September 1949. The postgraduate classes started here during the year 1968-69.
Dr. P.K. Varshney