RIP! Dina Wadia has passed awayShe was born on 15th August, 1919 in London. Her father was Mohammad Ali Jinnah, who later created Pakistan. Her mother was from two very famous Parsi families, Petit and Tata. Her mother, Rati (Rattanbai) Petit married Jinnah against the wish of her family. Rati Petit didn't survive long after the unhappy marriage but gave birth to a daughter.
The daughter of Jinnah, after growing up, married in the very famous Wadia family of Bombay (now Mumbai), against the wish of her father, Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Her son is Nusli Wadia, the famous industrialist. The daughter of the founder of Pakistan never visited that country after her father's death except in 2004 during India-Pakistan Friendship Cricket Series.
The only daughter of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Dina Wadia, passed away in London (her place of birth) yesterday at an age of 98.
An era has ended!