In his work Poverty and UnBritish rule in India Dadabhai condemned British policies and explained how India was losing all its wealth and possessions. Naoroji set off for England on June 27,1855 to be a part of the production firm of the mercantile Cama family. Naoroji tried to inform and teach the British public about their tasks and duties. He tried to illuminate the British citizens about the torture and cruelty of the British Raj.To fight for the rights of Indians, he formed the East India Association. Naoroji helped in establishing the Indian National Congress and became its President thrice. In 1883 he was re- elected to the Bombay Municipal Council. An example of his modesty was that he refused the title of "Sir" given to Dadabhai by the British. The Shah of Iran wanted to honor him but he refused. In 1916 he returned to England but fell sick. He started suffering from bronchitis. He was looked after by his granddaughters Mrs. Nargis and Gosi Captain .He returned to India in October. Dr. Mehrbanoo took charge of his health. Dadabhai Naoroji left for his heavenly abode on June 30, 1917.
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