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Maharaja of Nawanagar, Digvijaysinhji Ranjitsinhji Jadeja, was the patron of Polish children at Balachadi, a village in Jamnagar of the erstwhile princely state of Nawanagar in British india.(PHOTO courtesy: Wieslaw Stypula)

A good king of Gujarat

Hindustan Times | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 05:13 PM IST
World War 2 turned lakhs of Polish children into orphans. Between 1942 and 1946, a thousand of them were given shelter by the Nawanagar maharaja. On the 100th year of Poland’s independence, many of them returned to relive their childhood years in Gujarat.
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