Pondicherry. Studied there for 3 months. This is from the french part of the town, the area I lived in. Big contrasts between the nice houses and the poor digging in the garbage cans outside. As in all of India.
Rani of Mandi 1924 by Lafayette died in a concentration camp in WWII after being arested by the Gestapo for an attempt to rescue "a signicant number of French Jewish intellectuals" I received a comment from her granddaughter that she died after the war of cancer.