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June 7 to 20 Parsiana issue uploaded. Printed copies will be posted on June 10.
 
 
Tehnaz and Darius Bahadurji
 

Editorial Viewpoint

Parsis have a long life expectancy. The average life expectancy at birth for Parsis in Bombay in 2019 was 83 years. In 2020 it dropped to 80 years and in the first quarter of 2021 to 79.3 probably due to the lives lost on account of Covid. (These are tentative figures.) In 1995 when we first started collating statistics for our Telling Figures section, the average life expectancy for Bombay Parsis was 74 years. Over the course of the intervening 27 years average life...


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Parsiana Book Club

  • THE WHITE PUGREE - MY STORY
    THE WHITE PUGREE - MY STORY
    Author:Yezad Sam Kapadia
    List Price: Rs.  350(+postage)
  • MARVELS IN THE LIFE OF PROPHET ZARATHUSHTRA
    MARVELS IN THE LIFE OF PROPHET ZARATHUSHTRA
    Author:Ramiyar P Karanjia
    List Price: Rs.  399(+postage)
  • PIONEERING PARSIS OF CALCUTTA
    PIONEERING PARSIS OF CALCUTTA
    Author:Prochy N Mehta
    List Price: Rs.  495(+postage)
  • ONCE UPON A CITY - Making The Little Stories of Mumbai Matter.
    ONCE UPON A CITY - Making The Little Stories of Mumbai Matter.
    Author:Meher Marfatia
    List Price: Rs.  1000(+postage)
  • HOME ON THE HILL - A Parsi Girlhood
    HOME ON THE HILL - A Parsi Girlhood
    Author:Whabiz Merchant
    List Price: Rs.  300(+postage)
  • THE BAWAJI - Chronicles Of A Vanishing Community
    THE BAWAJI - Chronicles Of A Vanishing Community
    Author:Berjis Desai
    List Price: Rs.  299(+postage)
  • THE RISE, DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ACHAEMENID EMPIRE
    THE RISE, DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ACHAEMENID EMPIRE
    Author:Farokh E Udwadia
    List Price: Rs.  300(+postage)
  • OH ! THOSE PARSIS - A to Z of The Parsi Way of Life
    OH ! THOSE PARSIS - A to Z of The Parsi Way of Life
    Author:Berjis Desai
    List Price: Rs.  500(+postage)
  • J R B JEEJEEBHOY'S BOMBAY VIGNETTES - Explorations in the History of Bombay
    J R B JEEJEEBHOY'S BOMBAY VIGNETTES - Explorations in the History of Bombay
    Author:Murali Ranganathan
    List Price: Rs.  950(+postage)
  • FROM THE IRANIAN PLATEAU TO THE SHORES OF GUJARAT
    FROM THE IRANIAN PLATEAU TO THE SHORES OF GUJARAT
    Author:Mani Kamerkar and Soonu Dhunjisha
    List Price: Rs.  1100(+postage)
 
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