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Rescuing the Duke

Industrialist J. R. D. Tata once "saved the life” of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II when the royal was on a visit to Jamshedpur in 1959. Tata Group stalwart and author Russi Lala recalled the incident narrated by Tata in Joy of Achievement: A conversation with J. R. D. Tata. The Duke passed away in the UK at age 99 on April 9, 2021. Lala quotes Tata as saying: "When (the Duke) came to Jamshedpur I received him at the airport with (senior Tata executive) Sumant Moolgaokar and (another). The whole town of Jamshedpur had......

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