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“Settlers in Simla - I”

I was born in Simla in 1941 during the British Raj. We used to spend six months in Simla as it was the summer capital of the country. Naturally I read with great interest the article "Settlers in Simla – I” by Rusi Sorabji (Parsiana, August 7, 2019), and was happy to find a reference to my family. However, I would like to set right some facts.  My parents’ names are Shavax and Coomi Lal. They had three, not two daughters, me being the youngest and (therefore?) omitted. Naturally, I am upset at being left out. My eldest sister, Shirin, has......

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