“Contribution as vast as her compassion”

Bonhomie and an all-pervading veneration for the endower Jerbai Wadia marked the closing of the 100th year celebrations of Rustom Baug
Text: Farrokh Jijina  Photos: Rehan Daruwalla

While no audiovisual could do full justice to the munificence and vision of Jerbai Wadia, the 15-minute presentation and the accompanying sound-and-light show on December 22, 2023 reflected the gratitude of the approximately 320 families that call the 100-year-old Rustom Baug (RB) home. A gala evening and dinner was the finale of the year-long celebration of Byculla’s iconic stone structured housing colony. Enacted by the colony children, with Wadia being played by Maisha Bhesania and Myrah Doodhwala to depict the benefactress at different stages of her life, the show had a few aha moments, not the least those that illustrated......

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