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Architect until age 99

Until the day he died on April 25, 2020, at the age of 99, architect Framroze Bejanji K. Sethna (pictured) knew not what retirement was. He remained a government servant drawing a salary (not pension) from the Gujarat government’s planning account as consultant to the Gandhidham Development Authority (GDA) serving the township of Gandhidham, Adipur and its surrounding villages, as per information received from his son Adil. Sethna had 74 years’ working experience as an architect, starting in 1945. For the first 10 years, until 1955, he was employed by the well-known British firm of architects Gregson Batley and King in......

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