THREAD: Heard about "cultural backwardness" of Gujarat throughout the day. Let's share some interesting facts.
When world was facing WWII, there was Gujarati king Maharaja Digvijaysinhji who gave refuge to 300 Polish kids in his palace of Balachadi. (1/n)
He treated them well and taught them for free. He hired Christian priest to give religious education.
On the honour of Maharaj, Warsaw, Poland has square namely "Good Maharaja square".