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All seven Bombay Parsi Punchayet trustees have filed a police complaint regarding the Rs 22,30,000 cash and jewellery found in the office cupboards. According to one report after ascertaining from the trustees that the goods belonged to the BPP the police inspector inquired what was there for him to inquire into! No formal discussion took place on proposed changes at the Delhi Parsi Anjuman annual general meeting on September 21, 2014. The status quo remains as far as the rules of the association are concerned. A group is to be formed to examine any future changes in the rules and regulations, stated DPA trustee and honorary secretary Adil Nargolwala. The Federation of the Parsi Zoroastrian Anjumans of India passed a resolution requesting the Delhi Parsi Anjuman to turn down the proposed changes in its rules to permit non-Parsi spouses to have their bodies/ashes interred in their aramgah The World Alliance of Parsi Irani Zarthushtis has captured three of the five vice presidents seats on the Federation of the Parsi Zoroastrian Anjumans of India on September 13, 2014. Sam Chothia of Valsad is Vice President West Zone B. Mancher Mubarakai West Zone A and Tehmton Anklesaria the North Zone. The South Zones Vice President is Mani Clubwalla. No nominations have apparently been received for the East. WAPIZ candidates elected to the posts of honorary secretary and treasurer. The next date for the Goolrookh Gupta vs Valsad Parsi Anjuman case before the Supreme Court of India is October 14, 2014. The matter was not listed for hearing on September 9, 2014. The "status quo" order by the Charity Commissioner on all BPP properties will continue till October 8, 2014, the next date for hearing the dispute between four trustees of the BPP and BPP chairman Dinshaw Mehta
 
 

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After almost a 10-year tussle, the World Alliance of Parsi Irani Zarthoshtis      (WAPIZ) has now captured the crucial seats on the Federation of the Parsi Zoroastrian Anjumans of India (FPZAI). The traditionalist body flexed their muscle at the West Zone B meeting in Bardoli on August 31, 2014 when they managed to get their candidate nominated for the Zone’s vice presidency. Two weeks later at the FPZAI annual general meeting in Bombay on September 13 they swept most of the offices, barring the East Zone...


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Tehnaz and Darius Bahadurji
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