Purshottamdas Thakurdas

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Sir Purshottamdas Thakurdas was a Gujarati cotton trader, businessman and industrialist from Mumbai, India.[1][2][3][4] He was one of the signatory of Bombay Plan which was set of proposals for the post-independence economy of the India.[5] He along with GD Birla established Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry in 1927 on the advice of Mahatma Gandhi.[6][7][8][9]


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