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Duleepsinhji will always be remembered as one of the outstanding personalities during his period in first-class Cricket.
As Maharaja of Navanagar (Jamnagar) he took lot of interest in the well being of his subjects and the State governing. He mixed with state subjects freely.
The photo shows one of his routine visits to a village near Junagadh in Saurashtra State to see the condition of living of the local people. He is being given the traditional welcome by the villagers by drum beating, pipe music etc.
He also visited the first and the only public utility Thermal Power Station in that State, at that time located at Shapur, near a village Vanthly (near Junagadh). As this power station was using crushed coal as fuel for boilers and chlorination for the cooling water system, which normally polluted the local atmosphere, he wanted to see personally the working conditions and the amenities provided for the villagers housing and the recreation facilities.
The Duleep Trophy is named in his honour.
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