Devanshi Sanghvi (pictured left with her parents, and right), 8, has given up all her material possessions – and her heirship to the US$61 million Sanghvi and Sons jewellery business in Surat, India – to become a nun in the Jain religion. Photos: Handout
Devanshi Sanghvi (pictured left with her parents, and right), 8, has given up all her material possessions – and her heirship to the US$61 million Sanghvi and Sons jewellery business in Surat, India – to become a nun in the Jain religion. Photos: Handout
India

Indian diamond heiress, 8, becomes nun and gives up fortune

  • Devanshi Sanghvi was known among the Jain community for her piousness from a tender age, and is one of the youngest people to enter the monkhood
  • Her family owns the US$61 million Sanghvi and Sons jewellery business in Surat, known locally as ‘Diamond City’

Devanshi Sanghvi (pictured left with her parents, and right), 8, has given up all her material possessions – and her heirship to the US$61 million Sanghvi and Sons jewellery business in Surat, India – to become a nun in the Jain religion. Photos: Handout
Devanshi Sanghvi (pictured left with her parents, and right), 8, has given up all her material possessions – and her heirship to the US$61 million Sanghvi and Sons jewellery business in Surat, India – to become a nun in the Jain religion. Photos: Handout
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