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to Rotary Club of Rajkot
Charter 4894, 9-12-1938, Club No. 15190 RI District: 3060

RI President                                     Dist. Governor
RTN.  WILLIAM B. BOYD                   RTN. BIPIN T. VADHAR

The Early Days

The Rotary Club of Rajkot was founded in the year 1938 and is the oldest Club in the Saurashtra region and the third oldest in R.I. District 306. The first meeting was organised on 10th August, 1938 and the Club admitted to the Rotary fold on 9th December of the same year. Formal presenta­tion of Charter No. 4894 was made on 22nd January, 1939. The late Dr. D.H. Variava was the founder President leading a team of sixteen founder members including three Englishmen. Late PDG. Dr. A.P. Mehta was also a founder member.

In the first few years the Club held fortnightly meetings' at members' places, the Rajkumar college and the Dharmendrasinhji College. Since 1943 the venue for club meetings has been the Masonic Hall. Weekly meeting started from the year 1947 in terms of a resolution adopted at the District Conference and by Rotary Internetional.

Rajkot was the seat of the then Kathiawar Agency and could boast of a citizenship comprising of able adminis­trators, lawyers and professional men. Since its inception the Club has been blessed with a membership comprising of individuals making significant contributions to the life of Rotary.

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  • IS IT THE TRUTH?

  • IS IT FAIR TO ALL CONCERNED

  • WILL IT BUILD GOODWILL AND BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?

  • WILL IT BE BENEFICIAL TO ALL CONCERNED?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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