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Golden Jubilee of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah in Nairobi

Monday, 1937, March 1
Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah weighed in gold amounting to 23,000 pounds sterling   1937-03-01
Aga Khan III (H.H. Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah

The Golden Jubilee of the assumption of the gadi of Imamat by Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was celebrated in Nairobi in March 1, 1937 when Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was weighed against gold valued at British pounds 23,000 for the second time. Here is a colour plate of that historic scene which attracted over 18,000 people from different countries. Mr. A.C. Wade, the Governor of Kenya (seen in blue suit) performed the weighing ceremony

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