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13 – Culturally from Mangalore, they adapted to Maharashtra with ease

My great-grandparents Tavadappa Talwar with his wife Laxmibai Talwar. Bombay, Maharashtra. Circa 1900's

Image and Text Contributed by Manorath Palan, Mumbai

My great-grand parents Mr Tavadappa Talwar and Mrs Laxmibai Talwar migrated to Bombay from Mangalore, Karnataka in the early 1900’s. Cultures like the Marathas were unheard of for a native of Mangalore, yet my Great Grandparents adopted the native Maharashtrian attire and culture without any compulsion or threat from the locals as opposed to the present situation in Mumbai.This picture was taken weeks into their moving to Bombay, sometime in the early 1900s.

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Responses (4)

  1. mahek says:

    Hi
    It would be great if you could give us more about their lives in Mumbai and the way they adapted to the life here.

  2. George E. Mergulhao says:

    “THANK YOU” FOR PRESERVING A PART OF OUR HISTORY , TO BE GIVEN TO OUR CHILDREN”

  3. N DEEPAK TALWAR says:

    thanks for preserving this copy and sharing it on the net N DEEPAK TALWAR MANGALORE

  4. AM says:

    i thought it was a lovely, graceful photo..

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