Kaushal Inamdar singing

This is a video of Kaushal Inamdar singing at the Fairfield Marriott in Belgaon, at the Sangeet ceremony of his first cousin’s daughter, Nitya Gudi, who married Aditya Bhat.

Besides being a brilliant music composer, Kaushal is also a poet, singer and author and has made his mark in both Hindi and Marathi movies.

(Video by Nita Jatar Kulkarni)

Nitya Gudi and Aditya Bhat wedding

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photo by Ravi Jatar at the reception

Nitya, the daughter of Prasad and Nandini Gudi and the grand-daughter of Sulabha Gudi (nee Inamdar) married Aditya in a lavish ceremony at Belgaon’s Fairfield Marriott. Nitya has a brother, Amogh, who lives in the US.

 

A Sangeet programme took place on the 25th of June 2019. The wedding was on the next day, the 26th of June, 2019. The reception was on the 29th of June at the Sheraton in Pune.

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(Photo by NJ Kulkarni at Belgaon)

Sulabha Gudi (the grandmother of Nitya, and the mother of Prasad Gudi) is the daughter of Sarojini Inamdar nee Jatar (Banutai). Banutai was the daughter of Kashinath Jatar (Bapurao), the eldest son of Shriram Jatar.

Sulabha Gudi has the Jatar bloodline from both her parents. Her mother, Sarojini Jatar, (Banutai) married her cousin, an Inamdar. Shriram Jatar’s daughter,  Godutai (Bapurao’s sister) who was married to Laxman Inamdar (popularly known as Babasaheb) had a son called Narsinha who married Banutai.

This is Godutai’s family tree, prepared by Vinita Chitale.

 

MK Mangalmurti’s 80th birthday celebration

Madhav Mangalmurti (known to family and friends as Bhaiyya) celebrated his 80th birthday at PYC club in Pune with family and friends on the 24th of November 2018. He became a part of the clan when he married Anjani. She is the grand-daughter of Abasaheb, and the daughter of Vimal Paranjpye nee Jatar. Abasaheb (Vishnu Shriram Jatar) was the son of Shriram Jatar.

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Photograph by Nita Jatar Kulkarni

From left to right standing: Madhuri Bhuptakar, Madhav Mangalmurti, Neelima Raddi, Mohini Kirtane, Anjani Mangalmurti, Neelima Bhupatkar, Lata Chinchankar, Vaishali Inamdar, Lalkari Inamdar and Maneesha Jatar. Sitting: Sarala Jatar.

Madhav Keshav Mangalmurti was born on the 4th of May 1938. He completed his MSc in Mathematics in 1958 and joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1961 and had a very successful career. He was posted in Indian missions abroad in several countries and was Ambassador to Cuba, Switzerland and was High Commissioner to South Africa. He retired in 1996.

Madhav Mangalmurti’s father was Justice K T Mangalmurti who had worked with Bapurao Jatar (the eldest son of Shriram Jatar and the elder brother of Abasaheb) in Amrawati. They knew each other well. Here is a link to Shriram Jatar’s family tree.

Birthday Speeches

On 21st January 2018, five cousins celebrated their august years, and their loved ones made speeches. The five cousins are the descendants of four Jatar brothers (Kashinath (Bapurao), Rangnath (Balasaheb), Nilkanth (Bhausaheb), and Vishnu (Abasaheb).  The birthday people are Bal Borgaonkar (descendant of Balasaheb), Chandu Jatar (descendant of Bapurao), Brig. R.V. Jatar (descendant of Abasaheb), Maj. Gen. S.C.N. Jatar and his elder sister, 90 year old Dr. Usha Thakar (descendants of Bhausaheb).

Here are a series of videos (all made by Niharika Jatar) which show the loved ones talking about their elders. The first one despicts Ranjit Jatar, the son of Brig. R.V. Jatar, Ravi (Nilkanth) Jatar, the son of Maj. Gen. S.C.N Jatar, and Kumud Dudhbhate, the wife of Uday Dudhbhate, the nephew of Bal Borgaonkar. Continue reading “Birthday Speeches”

Uma Jatar playing the violin with the Bombay Sapper Jazz Band

On the 21st of January 2018, five cousins celebrated their 85th and 90th years –  the descendants of four Jatar brothers, the sons of Shriram Jatar – Kashinath (Bapurao), Rangnath (Balasaheb), Nilkanth (Bhausaheb) and Vishnu (Abasaheb).

On this day the Bombay Sapper Jazz Band was playing at RSI Khadki. Uma Jatar, wife of Yashodhan Jatar, the grand-daughter-in-law of Abasaheb, and the daughter-in-law of Prabhakar Jatar, played the violin. Here are two videos of her playing. Both taken by Yashodhan Jatar. Continue reading “Uma Jatar playing the violin with the Bombay Sapper Jazz Band”

85th and 90th Birthday Party of 5 cousins

On the 21st of January the descendants of four Jatar brothers (Kashinath (Bapurao), Rangnath (Balasaheb), Nilkanth (Bhausaheb), and Vishnu (Abasaheb) came together to celebrate their birthday.

The birthday people are Bal Borgaonkar (descendant of Balasaheb), Chandu Jatar (descendant of Bapurao), Brig. R.V. Jatar (descendant of Abasaheb), Maj. Gen. S.C.N. Jatar and his elder sister, Dr. Usha Thakar (descendants of Bhausaheb) who is 90 years old.

Here is a slideshow (photos by Ranjit Jatar) of the birthday boys eating cake. Continue reading “85th and 90th Birthday Party of 5 cousins”

A group photo of the older generation

This is a photograph of some Jatars, and others who had a female Jatar ancestor. This photograph was taken on the seventy-fifth birthday celebrations. These men are more or less the same age although some are cousins, and others children of cousins. You can check out if you see any resemblance between them!

All of the woman in this photograph are the spouses, and not of Jatar ancestry.

The people standing from left to right are Chandu Jatar, Maj Gen. SCN (Sudhir) Jatar, Bal Borgaokar, Ashok Bhajekar, Brig. Raghunath Jatar and Jayanta Jatar.

The women sitting are Sarla Jatar (nee Purandare), wife of Sudhir Jatar, Manda Borgaokar (nee Purandare), wife of Bal Borgaokar, Sunila Bhajekar (nee Ganorkar) and Nilakshi Jatar (nee Bal), wife of Raghunath Jatar.

1) Chandu Jatar is the son of  Babukaka who was the son of Bapurao Jatar, who was the eldest son of Shriram Jatar. Chandu is the same age as Sudhir, because of the age difference between the two brothers – Bapurao and Bhausaheb.
2) Maj. Gen. SCN Jatar  is the son of Lt. Col. Sir Nilkanth Shriram Jatar, who was the younger brother of Bapurao.
3) Bal Borgaokar’s mother was a Jatar and her name was Kumudini Jatar, and she was the daughter of Balasaheb (brother to Bapurao and Bhausaheb), son of Shriram Jatar. Kumudini’s husband was Shankarao Borgaokar.
4) Ashok Bhajekar is the son of Indirabai Bhajekar, who was the eldest child of Lt. Col. Sir Nilkanth Shriram Jatar
5) Brig. Raghunath Jatar is the son of Abbasaheb, who was also known as Vishnu Shriram Jatar, another one of Shriram’s sons, and brother to Bapurao, and Bhausaheb.
6) Jayanta (Dattatrya) Jatar, is the son of Appasaheb, who was the son of Bapurao. Due to the fact that Bapurao was many years older than Bhausaheb, Jayanta is the same age as Sudhir. He is married to Sheila Pandit, but she is not in the photograph.

(Photo provided by Sudhir Jatar and written by Nita Jatar Kulkarni)