Hari B. Gandhi:

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He was son of Bhagwandas Khanchand who was a leading advocate, and President of Shikarpur Municipality. After completing his education he joined the British India General Insurance Co., Ltd., as the Assistant Manager of Karachi Branch.While in Shikarpur College, D. J. Sind College or the Law College he invariably represented in the Sindh Inter Collegiate Sports and enjoyed record number of posts during his College Career as Secretary of Tennis, Badminton, Ping Pong, Hockey, Dramatic Society, Literary and Debating Society ; besides being at one time General Secretary and Editor of the College Magazine. In 1938 and 1939 he captained Tennis Team of D. J. Sind College and Law College respectively which played at the Government House against His Excellency and his team. In 1934 He won Shikarpur open doubles Tennis Tournament with his brother Mr. Gianchand Bhagwandas who was a Police Officer. In the same year he became College Champion in sports organized in celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Late His Majesty King George V and was also awarded the 1st prize in the Darbar by the Collector of Sukkur District for the best essay written during the Jubilee Celebrations. In 1935 he won Shikarpur Club Tennis Doubles Championship with his brother Mr. Sadhuram Bhagwandas a leading advocate of that place. He maintained the same interest in sports after leaving the college. He was elected Joint Secretary of D. K. Aswani Sindhi Gymkhana. He was appointed as a special Magistrate during the last Sukkur riots. (Source: ‘The Colorful Personalities of Sindh’, by M.U.Abbasi)

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