Bunder Kassim

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Bunder Kassim
Town of birth
  • Lakhapur, Kutch
Country of birth
  • India
Place of longest stay
  • Kutch
Profession or occupation carriedout for the longest period in life
  • Business
Where-City or Country
  • Kutch

Born in Lakhapur, Kutch

Bunder Kassim, a successful merchant whose trade ploughed between Arabia and Somalia.

He was so highly regarded that a Somalian coastline bears his name.

Originally a Hindu, Bunder embraced the Muslim faith and adopted the Islamic name “Kassim”