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Commemorative coins to be released on India’s Tata Group founder Jamsetji.

India’s Tata Group Jamsetji Nussserwanji Tata who is regarded as the father of modern industry in India will be honoured tomorrow on his 175th birth when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release commemorative coins on him. The of the coins will be Rs 100 and Rs 5. Earlier he was honoured twice, one in 1958 and another in 1965 by release of stamps. But this is the first time that this legendary is being honoured by release coins. He is also the first industrialist to be honoured by the government of India in such a prestigious manner.

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maxeen wrote on January 6, 2015, 3:15 PM

A wonderful man who's equally wonderful nephew Shapurji Saklatvala went into Englsh Parliament as an MP. He was highly thought of..

k2705 wrote on January 6, 2015, 3:55 PM

A lovely way to commemorate someone, I think we have a few sets of these types of coins somewhere.

scheng1 wrote on January 7, 2015, 8:53 AM

If you have the money for it, you may collect it and give to your grandson 50 years later.