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The status quo order on all property matters of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet will continue till November 12, the next date of hearing of the appeal by four BPP trustees to suspend/oust BPP chairman Dinshaw Mehta. The police visited the office of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet on October 9 to inquire from the trustees regarding the Rs 21.30 lakh cash and jewellery found in the BPP cupboards. BPP trustees Dinshaw Mehta and Khojeste Mistree reportedly exchanged heated words on the occasion. The Bilimora Parsi Zoroastrian Anjuman Trust Funds is hosting a West Zone B meet of the Federation of the Parsi Zoroastrian Anjumans of India (FPZAI) on October 19 to felicitate Valsad anjuman managing trustee Sam Chothia on his election as FPZAI Vice President. BPP trustees Khojeste Mistree and Yazdi Desai are special invitees. High drama marked the beginning of the Iranian Zoroastrian Anjuman general committee elections on September 28 as the police initially stopped the casting of votes and then relented. Five openings for the Bombay constituency were bagged by Khordad Irani (117), Sarosh Irani (114), Gaiv Irani (111), Behram Irani (108) and Hemavand Namdarian (98). The next date for the Goolrookh Gupta vs Valsad Parsi Anjuman case before the Supreme Court of India is November 25, 2014.
 
 

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In the 1970s as more formal Zoroastrian associations sprung up in North America (NA), the notion of having centers of their own was highly improbable. Most of the immigrants were professionals who found their way to the West as students. They were beginning to buy homes, pay mortgages, raise money to see their children through college. As Lovji Cama, who came to the USA in 1960 with the help of a Tata scholarship and completed a doctorate in chemistry from Columbia University, noted in an article...


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