Bajiriao Pesava constructed this ghat in c. 1735, that is how it is called after him, and additionally a palace. Havell has defined the circumstance as: " Before the basement were raised many feet, the brilliant weight of the large masonry triggered a landslip, which made the whole material topple over, so that the paintings needed to be deserted. The unfinished facade and the ghat steps nonetheless continue to be". In truth the whole structure sunk several metres into the earth considering the fact that its erection.
Later in 1830 queen Baijabai of Gwalior get it repaired and rebuilt; she had additionally erected the colonnade across the Jananavapi nicely. In the upstream component there is a temple of Dattatreyesvara, so that this changed into referred as Dattatreya ghat. Presently this is assumed to be a part of the Scindhia ghat. This ghat refers to a sequence of steps main all the way down to a body of water, particularly a holy river. The set of stairs lead down to some thing as small as a pond or as huge as a first-rate river.