This pocket watch belonged to Pt. Devi Dass of Nowshera, now in Pakistan. He got separated from his family and for weeks they had no news of him. One day, an acquaintance of Devi Dass, Kishori Lal was helping with the mass cremation of unclaimed bodies when he recognized the body of Devi Dass. He removed the watch from his pocket and later advertised in a daily newspaper, asking any surviving family members to collect the watch from him. The family thus came to know he was no more. Generously donated by Sudershana Kumari


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