Nairobi Mandal

Nairobi Mandal History

Shri Sorathia Prajapati Gnati Mandal Nairobi Kenya
Established in the year 1930: Short History

The settlement of the Shri Sorathia Prajapati Community goes back before World War 1 of 1914. The British Government invited Indian labours to build railway in Kenya from Nairobi to Mombasa.

Many people made the journey to East Africa (1) By invitation of British Government, (2) To earn a living. Mainly, people worked to build railway. It was a difficult task. Some were killed by lions. Such a way our Prajapati brothers established in Kenya. By the time gone, the members of our community spreaded over Uganda and Tanzania. In Nairobi, Kenya, our brothers thought unification of out community and in the year of 1930, founded "Shri Sorathia Prajapati Gnati Mandal, Nairobi

The elected office bearers are listed below by the year and names of the President and Secretary

Year President Secretary
1930 Karsan Sura Pankhania Meraman Jutha Shingadia
1939 Laxaman Jeram Gohil Hirji Jesha Gohil
1941 Laxaman Jeram Gohil Haribhai Velji Chhaya