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Goans in Allahabad

My grandparents Ahilya & Pandurang Karapurkar with their eldest daughter Vijayalakshmi. Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, 1942

Image and Narrative contributed by Madhav Pai, Mumbai

My grandfather Pandurang Karapurkar was a banker. They belonged to Goa but emigrated to Allahabad, UP in the 1940s. The little girl in the picture is my aunt (mother’s elder sister) and she retired a few years ago after serving as a high court judge.


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  1. It was great to read about a Goan , I am a Goan staying in Mumbai
    Would love to know more about your grandparents and their life in Allahabad.

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