On February 6th 2014, Kamala Stewart pesented an informal lunchtime lecture "Dr Jainti Dass Saggar: From Deharru to Dundee" to the Friends of the Dundee City Archives. This book contains the material that Kamala presented at the talk along with her narrative.
The materials were collected by Kamala and her husband, John. The book was compiled by their daughter, Rosemary, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Dr Saggar's death.
Kamala Stewart (nee Saggar) is the younger daughter of the late Dr Jainti Dass Saggar, and lives in Dunblane, Scotland with her husband Dr John Stewart. Dr Rosemary McKnight (nee Stewart) is the daughter of Kamala and John Stewart and the youngest grandchild of Jainti Saggar. Rosemary lives in Boulder, Colorado, USA.
It is 100 years since the 21-year old Jainti Dass Saggar arrived in Dundee from Deharru, Punjab! He has recently been honoured by the Univerisity of Dundee.
University launches scholarship in honour of Dr Jainti Dass Saggar
And from The Scotsman newspaper:
He was the student who started life in the Punjab more than 120 years ago and ended up having a street in Dundee named in his honour after serving as a town councillor in the city.
Now Jainti Dass Saggar of Saggar Street fame is to have a new scholarship launched in his memory.
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