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Abbas Shamsuddin Tyabji

Birthplace: Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Death: June 09, 1936 (82)
Mussorie, Uttarakhand, India (Old Age)
Place of Burial: Mussorie, Uttarakhand, India
Immediate Family:

Son of Shamsuddin Tyabji and Amina bu binte Anwar Ali
Husband of Ashrafunnisa Tyabji and Amina Tyabji
Father of Shamsuddin Tyabji; Shujauddin Tyabji; Sharifa Ali; Dr. Salahuddin Tyabji; Raihana Tyabji and 1 other
Brother of Zeenuth Moizuddin Abdul Ali

Occupation: Chief Justice of Baroda High Court, Freedom Fighter
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About Abbas Tyabji

  • Chief Justice of Baroda High Court
  • Mahatma Gandhi's right-hand at the Salt March at Dandi, Gujarat in 1930 AD.
  • Wilaadat (Birth): 4th Jamaadil Awwal 1270 AH (1st February 1854 AD)
  • Wafaat (Death): 20th Rabi' ul-Awwal 1355 AH (9th June 1936 AD)

Abbas Tyabji (died June 9th, 1936) was an Indian freedom fighter from Gujarat, who had served as the Chief Justice of the Baroda High Court. He was a key ally and supporter of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel during the 1918 Kheda Satyagraha, and the 1928 Bardoli Satyagraha. He was also a close supporter of Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian National Congress. In 1919-20, Abbas Tyabji was one of the members of the Committee appointed by the Indian National Congress to review the charges against General Reginald Dyer for the Amritsar Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, which occurred during the fight for independence from the British. Tyabji became the national leader after leading major protests against the arrest of Mohandas Gandhi in May 1930. He died in Mussoorie (now in Uttaranchal) on June 9, 1936.

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Abbas Tyabji's Timeline

February 1, 1854
Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Age 21
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age 25
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age 28
Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Age 30
Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Age 46
Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Age 53
Vadodara, Gujarat, India
June 9, 1936
Age 82
Mussorie, Uttarakhand, India