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Beleaguered ultras going berserk

The ultraorthodox have of late been feeling as devastated as the Gaza Strip. A former chairman of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) has just been cremated. Behdin Pasbaans (laity trained to perform priestly duties) are performing the boi ceremony, the five times a day service of consecrated fires in fire temples. Interfaith married persons, alias heretic scum, have the temerity to lecture at religious occasions. This has convinced the ultraorthodox that the much predicted doomsday (by their in-house seers) is near. More bad news for them may be in the offing. The Supreme Court may soon restore gender parity for the......

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