The Aga Khan Palace
, Pune, is a national monument of India’s freedom movement. Following the launch of the Quit India Movement
in 1942, Gandhiji
, his wife Kasturba
and his secretary Mahadevbhai Desai
were interned at the palace from August 9, 1942 to May 6, 1944. Mahadevbhai and Kasturba passed away while in captivity at the Aga Khan palace and their samadhis
are located on the campus. Situated near the River Mula, the palace is a simple memorial to Gandhi and his life.
The palace was also featured in the 1982 movie
on the life of Gandhi.