Lot 289India Sumati Morarjee Felicitation Volume Book this book...

Auction Date: 13/08/2015 at 01:30 pm



India Sumati Morarjee Felicitation Volume Book this book 250pages shows a picture of Mahatma Gandhi convalescing at the Residence of Morarjee at Palm Bun 1944. Sumati Morarjee, also known as the first woman of Indian shipping, is credited to have become the first woman in the world to head an organization of ship owners - Indian National Steamship Owners Association (later renamed Indian National Ship Owners Association) which has been traditionally a male bastion. She has been awarded the second highest civilian honour of India in 1971 for her civil services. She was a staunch Gandhian, with DJ, some wear

Guide Price: £500.00 - £600.00

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