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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 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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  • Pervez Mehta and Homi Pithawalla at Bardoli meet
  • Jahangir Anklesaria and Sam Chothia (both standing) at Bardoli meet
  • Sorab Katpitia at Bardoli meet
  • Marzban Baria and Sam Chothia at Bardoli meet
  • Bardoli bungli
  • Bardoli dakhma
  • Entrance to Bardoli dakhma
 

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