Friday, February 22, 2008

Kutch's royal family member passes away
Bhuj | Friday, Feb 22 2008 IST

Himmatsinhji Vijayrajji Jadeja, younger brother of former Kutch king Madansinhji Jadeja, died here this morning.

He was 80 and is survived by his daughter.

Himmatsinhji was elected as a Swatantra Party Member of Parliament from 1962-67.

He was known for his deep knowledge of Kutch's birds, history, ecology and geography. He was also the managing trustee of well known temple Ashapura Mata Madh Mandir located near Narayan Sarovar, about 50 km from here.

Courtesy UNI.

Indiavikalp salutes the resolve of Himmatsinhji Vijayrajji Jadeja and his contributions to the cause of freedom.

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