Kolhapur: Danuta, a 93-year old Polish lady had a warm and emotional reunion with her childhood hockey playmates B. S. Shinde, 87, and D. B. Jadhav, 88 at a ceremony where a Memorial Pillar was unveiled by Poland???s Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz to remember the thousands of persecuted Polish refugees who escaped to India during World War II and were given shelter in erstwhile kingdoms of Kolhapur and Jamnagar in the then Bombay Province; in Maharashtra's Kolhapur on Sep 14, 2019.

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A Memorial Pillar unveiled by Poland???s Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz to remember the thousands of persecuted Polish refugees who escaped to India during World War II and were given shelter in erstwhile kingdoms of Kolhapur and Jamnagar in the then Bombay Province; in Maharashtra's Kolhapur on Sep 14, 2019.

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Several surviving Polish refugees, sporting the traditional Maharashtrian 'Pheta' attended the unveiling of the "Memorial Pillar" and the site for the proposed 'Memorial Museum' in memory of their stay in Valivade, during the World War II; in Maharashtra's Kolhapur on Sep 14, 2019.

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