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"Narendra Modi recalls Jamsaheb of Jamnagar had given shelter to 6,000 Jews women and children during Second World War"

Gandhinagar, Monday: Recollecting Gujarat’s old connection with Jews, Chief Minister Narendra Modi recalled that erstwhile prince Jamsaheb of Jamnagar had given shelter with dignity to nearly 6,000 women and children belonging to Jew community from Poland, who had fled Siberia during Second World War.

Talking to American Jews Committee (AJC) expert and Director of Asia Pacific Institute Ms Patricia Marcus here, Mr. Modi said the Jews in Gujarat are emotionally attached to the people of Gujarat for long.

While AJC is engaged in ensuring human rights and democratic privileges of Jews residing across the globe.

They discussed a wide range of topics related to Israel’s cooperation and relation with India and particularly Gujarat’s development and its contribution to India and Asia’s growth, changing global economic scenario and energy security, besides Gujarat bridging relations with America. Gujarat has special relation with Israel in water management, agriculture and energy.

Others present on the occasion included AJC active alumni Dr Bharatbhai Barai, Jews Synagogue’s Benjamin and Chief Minister’s Additional Chief Secretary K. Kailashnathan.

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On the auspicious occasion of Mahashivratri (24th February 2017) the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will take part in the programme to mark the unveiling of a 112 feet statue of Adiyogi- the Shiva at the Isha Yoga Center, Velliangiri Foothills in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The Prime Minister and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev will interact with the audience.

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