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Biographical Essay and Translation of Colossus of Kathiawar - Khan Bahadur Bejanji Mehrwanji Damri

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A biographical essay written in Gujarati about Zenobia Panthaki's great granduncle or grandfather, Colossus of Kathiawar - Khan Bahadur Bejanji Mehrwanji Damri, which describes his work as a contractor for the British Raj from 1820 onwards. In her oral history interview, Zenobia shares the historical connections of her family in relation to pre-partition India and the roles Parsi Zoroastrians like her ancestors played within their localities.

An English translation by Zenobia and her husband, Brigadier Behram Panthaki, of a biographical essay written in Gujarati about Zenobia's great granduncle.

Subject(s): Zenobia Panthaki
Type: Text
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Sharmeen Mehri
Contributor: Zenobia Panthaki

Collection: Sharmeen Mehri Fellowship Project
Donor: Zenobia Panthaki
Item History: 2022-07-14 (created); 2022-07-19 (modified)

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