Dina Wadia passes away at 98



Dina Wadia, the daughter and only child of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Ruttie (née Petit) passed away in London on Thursday, Express Tribune News of Pakistan reported, quoting ‘family sources’. She was 98. She was the mother of industrialist Nusli Wadia and wife of Neville Wadia. 

Dina was born on the night between August 14 and 15 in 1919 and according to historian Stanely Wolpert, "she made a dramatic entry into the world, announcing her arrival when her parents were enjoying a movie at a local theatre in London.”

After marrying the Parsi businessman she stayed in India and subsequently moved to the United Kingdom. 

Dina Wadia photo courtesy Express Tribune