M Pallonji

Avesta again?

The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has recommended that Bombay University restart its postgraduation and doctoral studies in Avesta and Pahlavi via a distance education scheme, notesd an announcement in the Hindi newspaper Dainik Bhaskar (bhaskarhindi.com). Zoroastrian representative on NCM Kersi Deboo (pictured) told the paper that "Avesta-Pahlavi is similar to Sanskrit…earlier these languages were taught at the University…and now stopped due to paucity of students.” Deboo shared the news item with Parsiana. ...

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