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Masonry in india

Presidents of india

1.    Dr. Rajendra Prasad – Freedom fighter 

2.    Dr. S. Radhakrishnan – Freedom fighter

3.    Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed.

Kings of india 

1.     Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner.

2.     Maharaja Duleep Singh of Punjab.

3.     Maharaja Randheer Singh of Punjab.

4.     Maharaja Digvijay Singhji of Nawanagar.

5.     Maharaja Mahinder Bhupinder Singh of Patiala.

6.     Maharaja Yadvinder Singh of Patiala.

7.     Maharaja Sir Bhawani Singh of Jhalawar.

8.     Maharaja N.N. Bhup of Coochbehar.

9.     Maharaja J.N. Bhup of Coochbehar.

10.    Maharaja R.J. Bhup of Coochbehar.

11.    Maharaja Viziaram Raj – Maharaja of Vizianagaram.

12.    Maharaja Chhatarsinghji of Rajpipla.

13.    Maharaja Mayurdhwaj Jaladhip of Dhrangadhara.

14.    Thakursaheb Daulatsinhji – Prince of Limdi.

15.    Sir Gangadharrrao Patwardhan – Prince of Miraj.

16.    Shrimant Shankarrao Patwardhan – Ruler of Jamkhandi.

17.    Balasaheb Pant – Aundh Pratinidhi of Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj.

18.    Pantbahadur Raghunathrao Shankarrao – Chief of Bhor.

19.    H.H. Maj. General Sir Syed Reza Ali Khan – The Nawab of Rampur.

20.    H.H. Maj. General Sir Syed Ahmed Ali Khan – The Nawab of Rampur, The First Grand Master of the Grand

         Lodge of India, when it was formed in November 1961.

21.    H.H. Sahebzada Abu Samad Khan – Royal family of Rampur

22.    H.H. Ibrahim Khan – Nawab of Sachin.

23.    H.H. Mirza Husain Yawar Khan – Nawab of Cambay.

24.    Sheikh Abdul Khaliq, heir apparent of Magrol.

25.    Maharajkumar Mohammad Amir Hyder Khan of Mahmudabad.

26.    Khan Mohammed Tolay - Nawabzada of Palanpur.

27.    Syed Hussam Bilgrami – Nawabzada Utmullah Bahadur of Hyderabad State.

28.    Nawab Jung Nawab Hyder, Hyderabad State.

29.    Nawab Sir Amin Jung Jung Bahadur,  Hyderabad State.

30.   Chintamanrao Patwardhan – Chief of Sangli (Royal family of Miraj).(1921-1980)

31.    Sampatrao Gaikwad, of Baroda State.

32.    Shrimant Bhau Ramrao Venkatrao of Ramdurg State.

33.    Diwan Suryashankar Mehta of Bhuj.

34.    Maharaja Jaya Chamaraja Wadeyar of Mysore

35.    Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar         

36.    H. H. Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan

37.    The Nawab Of Pataudi Mansur Ali Khan         

38.    Lt.Gen.H.H.Maharaja Jivaji Rao Scindia , Maharaja of Scindia

39.    Mr Madhav Rao Scindia , Maharaja of Scindia

40.    Maharaja of Bobbili

41.    Maharaja Amrinder Singh of Patiala.

42.    Maharajkumar Mohammad Amir Hyder Khan 

43.    Nawabzada Khan Mohammed Tolay             

44.    Nawabzada Syed Hussam Bilgrami                       

45.    Nawab Jung Nawab Hyder                          

46.    Nawab Sir Amin Jung Jung Bahadur              

47.    Sampatrao Gaikwad                                   

48.    Shrimant Bhau Ramrao Venkatrao       

49.    Sir C.P. Ramaswamy Iyer – Divan of Travancore.

50.    H. H. Marthanda Varma of State of Travancore.

 Governers

1.     Dr C Gopalachari 1st Governor General Of India

2.     Dr. P.V. Cherian – Governor of Maharashtra.

3.      Immunidin Nawab of Laharu Governer of Hiachal Pradesh & Haryana

Industrialsts of india 

1.     Sir dorabji jamshedji tata – industrialist.

2.     j.r.d. Tata – Chairman of the House of Tatas,  India’s leading Industrial House. jrd was a french mason.

3.     goculdas narottam morarjee – Owner of the Morarjee Goculdas Spinning Mills.

4.     Ebrahim Currimbhoy – Mill Owner.

5.     Ramesh Mafatlal – Mafatlal Industries

6.     Dr Gaur Hari Singhania – Singhania Industries

7.     Sitaram Jaipuria  -

8.     Rai Bahadur Kundan Lal – Dalmia Industries

9.     Dwarkadas Narainji – Merchant Prince.

10.    Purshottamdas Thakurdas – Textile merchant and mill owner.

11.    T.G. Khaitan – Mill Owner.

12.    Dharamsey Morarjee – Mill Owner.

13.    Narsingir Pratapgir – Mill Owner.

14.    Mohammadbhoy Currimbhoy Ebrahim – Merchant Prince.

15.    Sir Purushotamdas Thakurdas. Industrialist - Cotton magnate of Mumbai

16.    Ebrahim Rahimtulla Currimbhoy – Merchant.

17.    S.V. Sista – Advertising.

18.    Ayaz Peerbhoy - Advertising.

19.    G. L. Raheja. Well known Builder

20.    Jamshed nusser wanji guzder a prominent figure in the business and industrial life of Mumbai.

21.    Cav.Dr.g.k Devarajulu. Industrialist.  Textile industry

22.   Ardaseer Cursetjee Wadia first Indian to be elected a fellow of the Royal Society; 

he was the first to introduce lighting by gas in Bombay. The picture of the First day Cover issued by thePost and telegraphs department depicts the gas lamps installed by him in one of the streets in Bombay. he was the first to build an ocean going steam vessel in India.

23.    V N Sharma, Vaidyanath Ayurvedic.

24.    Rai Saheb Devi Dass Mehra. Railway Contractor

 Political leaders

1.     W.C. Bannerjee - A founder member of the Indian National Congress.

2.     Pandit Motilal Nehru – Freedom fighter and father of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru,

3.     Dr. B.G. Kher - First Chief Minister of Bombay State after Independence.

4.     Dr. Badruddin Tyabji – President, Bombay Presidency Association. member Bombay   Legislative Council.

President, Indian National Congress, Madras, 1887. Appointed Judge of the Bombay High Court, 1895.

5.     Sir Sayyad Ahmad Khan Dahlavi – President of the Bombay Legislative Assembly.

6.     Sardar Sir R.J. Vakil – Minister, Governor’s Council of Bombay.

7.     Dadabhai  naoroji:- Appointed dewan of Baroda 1874, nominated Bombay Legislative Council 1885.

President, Indian National Congress, Calcutta 1886. Lahore,1892 and, Calcutta 1906. Elected to Parliament from Central Finsbury 1892.

8.     Sir. rash behari ghosh  

Member, Bengal Legislative Council 1889 Member of the Imperial Legislative Council 1891 and 1893. President of the Faculty of Law, Calcutta University 1893-1895. President, Indian National Congress Surat, 1907 and Madras 1908. Member of the Congress delegation to England 1917.

9.     Sir. Phirozeshah Mehta :- 

Founder President of the Bombay Presidency Association. Member, Bombay Legislative Council, 1886. President Indian National Congress, Calcutta 1890. Elected to the Imperial Legislative Council 1893. Knighted 1902. Vice-Chancellor of the Bombay University. In 1911, started Central Bank of India. Founded the Bombay Chronicle in 1913.

 Legal Luminaires of india 

1.     Justice D.P. Madon

2.     Justice Prakash Narain.

3.     Justice P.N.Khanna

4.     Justice G Ramanujam

5.     Justice S.S.Ali

6.     Justice R Bhattacharya

7.     Justice V Ramaswamy

8.     Justice S Natarajan

9.     Chief Justice A.B.Saharya

10.    Justice S Padmanabhan

11     Justice V Ratnam

12     Justice B.S.Sinha

13     Chief Justice Devinder Gupta

14     Justice U Sinha

15     Justice A. R. Lakshmanan (S.C.)

16     Justice S Jagadeesan

17     Justice K Veeraswami

18     Justice T Ramprasad Rao

19     Justice N. S. Ramaswamy

20     Chief Justice R N Mittal

21     Chief Justice D S Sinha

22     Justice S K Mahajan

23     Justice D D Sood

24     Bhulabhai Desai – Advocate.

25     Sir Justice N.G. Chandavarkar 

26     P.M. Kanga – Solicitor. 

27     Justice J.B. Kanga

28     Justice D.D. Davar

29     Sir Chimanlal Setalvad

30.    Justice Dr. Badruddin Tyabji

 

Religous Personalities of india

1.     Swami Vivekananda - Philosopher and theologian known all over the world.

2.     Keshub Chunder Sen  (1838-1884) was a leading light of the Brahma samaj for several decades. In later

life, he established a syncretic school of spiritualism, called the Nabo Bidhan or 'New Dispensation', which he intended to amalgamate the best principles of Christianity and Hinduism.

 

Social Reformers & philanthropists

1.     Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy – Philanthropist and social reformer.

2.     Dadabhoy Nowroji Tata  - Known as the grandfather of India, social reformer and first Indian to be elected 

to the British house of Commons in the 19th century.

3.     D.L. Vaidya – Solicitor, Philanthropist and social reformer.

 

Medical practitioners

1.     Sir Bhalchandra K. Pradhan – Medical Practitioner, after whom the  Sir Bhalchandra Road, Dadar, Mumbai

is named.

2.     Dr. Sir Tehmuiji Nariman – Medical Practitioner.

3.     Dr. r.n. Cooper – Medical practitioner after whom Dr. R.N. Cooper Muncipal General Hospital is named.

4.     Dr. d.r. Bhandarkar – Indologist after whom the Bhandarkar Institute of Indology, Pune is named.

5.     Dr. Shantilal J. Mehta,- who translated Seth Lokoomal Chanrai's vision into reality. Founder Jaslok Hospital.


ENtertainers / Artists

1.     Tagore, Gaganendranath (1867-1938) painter and art connoisseur

2.     Parikshit Sahni – film actor and son of legendary actor Balraj Sahaney.

3.     David Abraham – Film actor.

4.     Ashok Kumar Ganguly.

 

Educationists

1.     M.R. Jayakar – Vice Chancellor Poona University.

2.     Prof M S Thacker.

3.     Sir Reginald Spence founder of Barnes School, Nashik.

4.     Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Bahadur. commonly known as Sir Syed, who pioneered modern education for the

Muslims in India by founding Muhammedan Anglo Oriental College later renamed as Aligarh Muslim University


Servicemen

1.     C.A.Ramakrishnan, i.c.s. 

2.     Romesh Chandra Dutt started of his administrative career in the year 1871, as an Assistant Magistrate,

Alipore. he was the District Magistrate of Bankura, Balasore,Bakerganj, Pabna, Mymensingh, Burdwan, Midnapur etc. He was the Division Commissioner of Orissa, the highest position reached by any Indian ever. He retired in the year 1897.

3.     D.r. Pradhan – chief Secretary, govt. of maharashtra.

4.     R.k. Saiyad – Director of Postal Services.

5.     Lt. Gen. Kalwant Singh goc-in-c,  western commond.

6.     Sorab m. Bharucha – district collector of  thane district.

and many othres