“With such a light...”

The J. B. Vachha High School in Dadar is celebrating its centennial year
Armin Wandrewala

The year was 1924. Education, especially formal education for the girl child, was almost unheard of, and definitely not encouraged. Mancherji Edulji Joshi strode onto the scene like a colossus and with his foresight and his vision brightened the lives of several girls, bestowing on them the gift of education.    Lady Hirabai Cowasjee Jehangir Memorial Building of the J. B. Vachha School   Bust of Lady Hirabai The J. B. Vachha (JBV) High School for Parsi Girls and the Cowasjee Jehangir Primary & Infant School came into existence 100 years ago on June 24, 1924 under the auspices of the Parsi Central......

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