The settlement at Balachadi, was provided for the Polish orphans rescued from USSR. It was built in 1942 near Jamnagar, in a location offered by Maharaja Digvijaysinhji in the duchy of Nawanagar, which was under his rule. Through 1942, approximately 650 children (aged 2 to 15) arrived in the settlement.


  • Title: Handiwork lesson
  • Date: 1942/1946
  • Location: Balachadi
  • Contributor: The Polish History Museum in Warsaw
  • Original Source: Wiesław Stypuła collection
  • Credit: Wiesław Stypuła
  • Collection: World War II. Poles in India

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