In 1803, Yashwant Amrut Rao Holkar invaded Pune and deposed his adoptive brother Peshwa Baji Amrut Rao II.
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Subsequently, Amrut Rao signed a treaty with the British, agreeing to give up all claims over the Peshwa's office in return for a pension and an estate in Bundelkhand.
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Amrut Rao was adopted by Raghunath Rao, the Maratha Peshwa who allied with the British East India Company in 1775.
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Raghunath Amrut Rao died a year later in 1783, and his family was kept in confinement by the Peshwa's minister Nana Fadnavis.
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Amrut Rao set up his camp on the banks of the Mula river, near the Khadki bridge.
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Scindia's father-in-law and general Sarji Amrut Rao Ghatge led two battalions to the riverside, on the pretext of maintaining order at the local Muharram procession.
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Amrut Rao arrived in Pune with his son Vinayak Rao, who had been adopted by Yasoda Bai, the widow of Baji Rao II's predecessor Peshwa Madhav Rao II.
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Amrut Rao attempted to give a legal status to his new government at Pune by appointing Vinayak Rao as the new Peshwa.
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Meanwhile, Baji Amrut Rao II had fled to Vasai, and had sought assistance from the British.
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Yashwant Rao Holkar and Amrut Rao unsuccessfully tried to obtain British support for their government.
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Amrut Rao had joined Holkar reluctantly, and saw little sense in fighting against the British.
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Amrut Rao agreed to abandon all claims over the Peshwa's office and to remain friendly with the British.
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Amrut Rao once freed all the persons imprisoned in Benares for debt, by paying off their debts.
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The revolt was crushed: Narayan Amrut Rao died a prisoner, while Madho Amrut Rao was allowed to remain a landlord in consideration of his young age at the time of the uprising.
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