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The Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) trustees Khojeste Mistree and Yazdi Desai reportedly intend to seek re election when their seven year term expires this October. Over 120 flats belonging to the BPP are reportedly lying vacant and unallocated due to the "status quo" order by the Charity Commissioner on all BPP properties. The year old status quo order continues till the next date of hearing of the appeal by four BPP trustees to suspend/oust BPP chairman Dinshaw Mehta. The next date for the Goolrookh Gupta vs Valsad Parsi Anjuman case before the Supreme Court of India has still to be set.
 
 

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When the first Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) trusteeship elections under Universal Adult Franchise (UAF) were held in September 2008 there was no oral or written code of conduct to govern the electioneering. Seven years later as the community prepares for elections this September for five trusteeship seats, efforts are under way to curb the excesses of the past. With the intention "to provide a level playing field to all individuals contesting future BPP trustee elections," seven former trustees and other "concerned Zoroastrians" have suggested...


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  • (From left) Yazdi Tantra, Cawas Panthaky and Dr Anahita Pundole at Jiyo Parsi meet
  • (From left) Nadir Godrej, Maneck  Davar, Dinshaw Mehta and Arvind Mayaram at Jiyo Parsi meet
  • Dr Shernaz Cama, Dr Armaity Desai and Minoo Shroff at Jiyo Parsi meet on November 20, 2014 in BPP boardroom
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