Mehta Pherozashah


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Pherozshah Mehta was born in 4 augest 1845 in Mumbai. Indian Political leader, planner of the Mumbai's Municipal charter. He is also founder of English-language news paper Mumbai Chronical in 1913. He was kinghted in 1904. The son of the middle-class Parsi foreign trader, Sir Pherozshah studied law in England for four years, was call to the bar in 1868, and then returned to home. During a legal defence of a mumbai commissioners, Arthur crawford , he noted the need foe municipal government reforms and later drew up the Municipal Act of 1872 for which he was called the father of the municipal government imn Mumbai. He becomes a commissioner himself in the 1873. In the 1890, he presided over the sixth session of indian National Congress. After the trip to England in 1910, Mehta was appointed a vice chacellor of the University of Mumbai.


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