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The endless wait

While the Maharashtra state government lifts the lockdown restrictions, three out of five Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) majority trustees want to do the opposite. For the third time they intend to delay the long overdue trusteeship elections for two seats (see "Embarrassing but true," pg 20). The latest excuse cited is a clause in a state government notification dated August 2, 2021 stating that "in order to avoid crowding restrictions imposed on birthday parties, political, social and cultural events, elections, election campaigning rallies, protest marches to continue." This is nothing new and cannot be grounds for continuously deferring the......

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