N. R. Malkani

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Narayandas Malkani (1890-1974) was a noted social worker and freedom fighter from Rajasthan state in India. He was an academic by profession. He was the eldest brother of K R Malkani. They hailed from Sindh. He was conferred the Padma Bhushan award in 1973 by the Government of India.[1] He was a member of Rajya Sabha for two terms.

Malkani left teaching, joined Mahatma Gandhi and became his close confidant. He later took up constructive work in Sindh. He helped influence Allah Bux in favor of Congress and introduced Congress to Pir Pagaro of the Hurs.

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  1. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 

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