Posted on | December 15, 2009 | 1 Comment
Navsari also boasts of a big Parsi-Zoroastrian community. Dadabhai Naoroji, the ‘Grand Old Man of India’, who was the South Asian to be elected to the British Parliament; and Jamshetji Tata, founder of the Tata group of companies, were both born in Navsari. J. N. Tata’s birth place is still preserved as a memorial. Husband of Indira Gandhi, Feroz Gandhi belongs to Navsari. Statue of Naoroji in Mumbai Dadabhai Naoroji (6 September 1825 â€“ 30 June 1917) was a Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political leader. … Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata (March 3, 1839- May 19, 1904) was a Parsi Zoroastrian and a pioneer in the field of modern industry.