Bombay Citizens' Committee

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Bombay Citizens' Committee was an advocacy group which lobbied to keep Bombay city out of Maharashtra during the state reorganisation. The group was headed by a leading cotton industrialist Purshottamdas Thakurdas J.R.D. Tata was one of the members and the committee was composed mostly of Gujaratis. The group submitted a 200-page application to States reorganisation committee in year 1954.[1]

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