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Jamsetji Doranji Naegamwalla

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Jamsetji Doranji Naegamwalla (1804-1882), successful Indian railway contractor.[1]

1804 Born in Surat

Contracts for the Great Indian Peninsular Railway

1855 James John Berkley stated that he was 'the foremost native railway contractor in India'

1882 Died in Bombay

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Sources of Information

  1. Building the Railways of the Raj 1850-1900 by Ian J. kerr. p59