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INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915.

Gupta.

carry on fishery investigation, 1907; nominated to the India Council, 1907; is one of the two Indians who were for the first time appointed to that office; called to Bar (Middle Temple). Address: India Office, Whitehall, S.W. Clubs: National Liberal; Calcutta.

Gupta, Balkrishna Atmaram, Rai Bahadur, F.Z.S., Govt. Anthropologist., b, 1851; educ: at Thana, Bombay, and London; Has been Deputy Minister and Member of Council, Indore State; was Official Delegate of the Bombay Govt. at the Indian and Colonial Exhibition, London; was Assistant Director of Ethnography and Assistant Secretary, Victoria Memorial Trustees; travelled the whole of India including Burma and Baluchistan; visited Great Britain; Honorary Member, Bombay Fine Arts Society; Member, Royal Agricultural Society, London. Publications: “Industrial Arts of Poona, Nasik and Thana”, “Agricultural Chemistry and Geology”, “Deshi Sunnar”, “Position of Women in India”, “Modi Script”, etc. Address: Thana, near Bombay; also Indian Museum Calcutta, India.

Gurbaksh Singh, Medi, C.I.E. (1911), Rawalpindi, Punjab; b, 1862; educ; privately: Honarary Assistant Commissioner, Honorary Assistant Magistrate; Member, Legislative Council, Punjab; Fellow, Punjab University; President, Hindu University Deputation Committee, Punjab; Address: Kallar, Rawalpindi Dt, Punjab, India.

Gurdon, Maj.-Gen. Evelyn Pulteney, Indian Army, b. 1833; e.s. of late Rev. Philip Gurdon, M.A., J.P., of Cranworth, Norfolk; m, Mary 2nd d. of late Maj.-Gen. R. T. Candeman, 1858; joined service in the Army, 1852; served Indian Mutiny, 1857 (despatches, medal); Maj-General, 1892; served in the Punjab Com mission till 1890; was Commissioner and Divisional Judge. Address: 12, Norton Road, Hove, Brighton. Clubs: East India United Service; Hove.

Gurdon, Lt. Col. Phillip Richard Thornhagh, G.S.I. (1911). Commissioner, E.B, and Assam b. 1863; entered Army, 1882; Major, 1901, Assistant Commissioner, 1886 , Deputy Commissioner, 1889; Commissioner 1909. Address: Shillong, Assam, India.

Gursarai, (see Bal Kishen Rao).

Gwalior, Maharaja of; Major General H.H. Sushtar-ul-mulk, Azim-ul-Iktidar Rafl-ush-Khan Wala Shikoh Sustashaini-i-Dauran Umdat-ul-Umara Maharaj Adhiraj Alijah Hisam-us-Caltanat Maharaja Sir Madho Rao Mindhia Bahadur Mrinath Mansula-izaman Fidwi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Muaz-Zama-i-Rafl-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, G.C.S.I., (1895), G.C.V.O. (190-2). LL.D. (Cantab), b, 1876; succeeded to title as a minor, 1886; invested with full powers, 1894; an enlightened ruler, keenly interested in, and having a comprehensive grasp of, the work done in every branch of the administration; established an Irrigation Department, by the efforts of which thousands of acres of land formerly lying barren, have been brought under cultivation; organised Customs Department and improved the Maramat or Public Works Department; Constructed the Victoria College and Memorial Hospital at Lashkar, the Madhava

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