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Dina Wadia, Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s only child, dies in New York

Dina Wadia is survived by her son and Wadia group chairman Nusli N Wadia.

world Updated: Nov 03, 2017 09:04 IST
IANS, Mumbai
Mohammad Ali Jinnah,Dina Wadia,Pakistan
Mohammed Ali Jinnah with his sister Fatima and daughter Dina (right).(File Photo)

Dina Wadia, daughter of Pakistan’s founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, passed away peacefully at her home in New York on Thursday, family sources said in Mumbai. She was 98.

Further details were not immediately available.

Dina, who had married Bombay-based Parsi businessman Neville Wadia over her father’s objection and stayed back in India after Partition, is survived by her daughter Diana N Wadia, son Nusli N Wadia, her grandsons Ness and Jeh Wadia and two great grandchildren Jah and Ella Wadia.

First Published: Nov 02, 2017 21:17 IST