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Dina Wadia (15 August 1919 – 2 November 2017) was the daughter and only child of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah and his wife Rattanbai Petit. Her mother was a member of two of the elite class families of Bombay, the Petit–Tata family. In 1938, she married industrialist Neville Wadia, a member of the prominent Wadia family. However, the marriage did not last long and she split from Neville shortly after
Dina Wadia, born August 15, 1919, the only child of Quaid-e-Azam visited Pakistan in 2004, which was the second time she visited the country. Wadia first came to Pakistan after her fathers passing in 1948.
During her second visit to the country, she paid her respects at her father’s mausoleum where she wrote in the guest register: “This has been very sad and wonderful for me. May his dream for Pakistan come true.”
Here are a few of memorable photos of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s daughter Dina Wadia from her visit to Pakistan in 2004.
Dina passed away in New York on Thursday. She was 98 years old.
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s daughter Dina Wadia breathed her last today as she passed away at the age of 98.
She is survived by her son Indian industrialist Nusli Wadia.
According to sources within her family, Dina Wadia died today and her funeral activities will soon be taken care of. She was born in London on August 15, 1919.
Dina was the only child of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Rattanbai Petit – who was known as Maryam Jinnah after marriage.
Her mother died in 1929 of cancer. The daughter-father relationship never deepened after Dina s marriage. It is worth mentioning that Jinnah never issued any legal notice to disown her daughter. She never traveled to Pakistan until her father s funeral in Karachi in September 1948.
In 2004, she was invited to watch a cricket match between India and Pakistan in Lahore. She accepted the offer and supported cricket diplomacy .
In 2007, Dina filed a petition in Mumbai High Court and demanded the authorities to hand over Jinnah’s Mumbai mansion to her. She said that the property cannot be classified as “evacuee property”, as her father had died without leaving behind a will. Quaid-e-Azam’s residence in Mumbai is situated in Malabar Hill. Jinnah mainly lived in his Bombay mansion before the independence and moved to Karachi later on. Jinnah House was built in 1936 and it was vacated by Quaid in 1947.
In March, a lawmaker belonging from BJP demanded that the residence of Pakistan’s founder should be demolished. He recommended building a cultural centre in place of the ico thenic Jinnah House.
Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Mangal Prabhat Lodha expressed his rage in the Indian legislative assembly. While addressing the issue of budget of Public Works Department, he called Jinnah House “the place from where the conspiracy of partition started”.
Her grandson Ness Wadia and Jehangir Wadia are both renowned Indian businessmen. Ness Wadia is part of board of directors of several companies and also owns shares in IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab.
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