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Sir Homi Modi was the member of the Constituent assembly of India
Homi Modi was born on 23rd September, 1881. He graduated from the prestigious St. Xavier`s College in Bombay.
Homi Modi also obtained M A and a degree in Law. He was the member of legislative Assembly from 1929 to1943. In 1929, he was selected as the member of First Round Table Conference in 1929. Homi Modi represented India in the International Labour Conference in Geneva in 1937.
Homi Modi was appointed as the member for Supply in the Viceroy`s Executive Council. Homi Modi was also selected as the member of Constituent Assembly of India. After independence, he served as the Governor of Bombay and Uttar Pradesh.
Homi Modi was also involved with a number of company and association including Tata Group of Hydro-Electric Company, Indian Institute of Art-in Industry, Indian Hotel`s Company Limited, Associated Cement Companys Limited, Indian Banks Association.
Homi Modi served, as the chairman of the Central Bank of India Limited. He became the President of Indo-American Society and the Indian Council of World Affairs, Bombay Branch.
Homi Modi passed away in the year 1969.He received honorary LL.D. and D. LITT.