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With Holi, the Hindu festival of spring, being celebrated on March 27, it is appropriate to pay homage to the DJ Science College, which is named after Diwan Deyawan Jethmal, a prominent Hindu philanthropist of his time.
From arts to science… The DJ Science College was established as the Sind Arts College. Its campus was initially located on MA Jinnah Road, and was opened on January 17, 1887 by Lord Reay, the Governor of Bombay. The college had been funded by a several prominent Hindus including Jethmal, and after he passed away, it was renamed after him. Continue reading