The Cercuz

The ’70s was the decade in which an unusual pair controlled the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP). Boman K. Boman-Behram (BKB), rent control lawyer, career politician, the only independent to be elected mayor of Bombay, mercurial, bachelor, controversial. Dr Nelie Noble, a dour doctor, ultraorthodox, spinster, not to be shunted while loose, avowed Pundolite (Minocher Pundole was a minor guru of orthodox hues; he was said to have miraculously produced the exact number of cutlets for his stunned red capped disciples from the refrigerator of an Udvada hotel, and preached vegetarianism though he himself reportedly ate meat due to the purportedly......

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