Homi J.H. Taleyarkhan
Taleyarkhan served as the second Governor of Sikkim from January 9, 1981 to June 17, 1984. As governor, he persuaded the then Chief Minister Nar Bahadur Bhandari to merge his Sikkim Janata Parishad with the Indian National Congress but their relationship later soured.
A member of the Parsi community, he served a member of the National Minorities Commission of India after his gubernatorial assignment from 1985 - 1990. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1991. He was a prolific writer, especially on Gandhi and Gandhism. Some of his books include From Warfare to Welfare: The Ideal of National Integration and the Splendor of Sikkim.
Homi J.H. Taleyarkhan: a man of devotion, dedication, and commitment is his biography by Sheshrao Chavan. He was married to Thrity Homi Taleyarkhan, a social activist and a former president of the Maharashtra State Women’s Council. The Homi J. H. Taleyarkhan Memorial Hospital and the Homi J. H. Taleyarkhan Memorial Hall in Mumbai have been named in his honour.
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