Category Archives: Bohra Men

Khansaheb Abdulhusein and Brothers – An Enduring Legacy

Hafiz Khanbhoy hailed from a town called Kapadwanj in Gujarat where he along with his brothers plied modest ventures to make a living. Around the 1890s, Hafiz and his brothers decided to explore the markets of the Arab world, particularly Basra, Iraq, which was renowned for its pearls. In those days, pearl-diving was a coveted…

Mohammed Dadabhai, chairman of the Dadabhai Group

The Dadabhai Group began its journey as a modest trading house more than fifty years ago in the Kingdom of Bahrain. As economic opportunities began surfacing in the region, the Dadabhais were quick to spot them and realise their true potential in an array of sectors. The fifties was an era of transition and Bahrain was at…