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Leadership lacunae

The 340-year-old Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) is going through a crisis of leadership. In earlier years it had been governed by trustees referred to as akabars, but since 2008 we have adopted a democratic system of electing the trustees through adult franchise which, contrary to expectations, has created problems, chaos and conflicts in the community. A code of conduct for the election has not yet been introduced; the voluntary code of conduct is a mockery as it lacks the power to punish lawbreakers or debar candidates using unlawful practices. When the trustees do not see eye to eye, how can......

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Excellent letter, Ms Jokhi!!
- Sunnu Golwalla
- 08-Jan-2021


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