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Marquis Dupleix statue

Dupleix Park Goubert Ave, Street, Duppuypet, Puducherry, 605005, India

Sculpture

The statue of Joseph Francois Dupleix is situated in the children's park on the beach road. Dupleix was one of the most popular French governors to Pondicherry. He tried to prevent British supremacy by forming alliances with local princes. With the defeat of French in the Second Carnatic War, Dupleix resigned his governorship and returned to France.

Location of Marquis Dupleix statue