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Udvada’s deputy sarpanch

After a gap of nearly 45 years, a Parsi, Sarosh Irani, has been elected unopposed to the Udvada Gram Panchayat (UGP) as deputy sarpanch. Ajay Vashi, a prominent citizen, addressed the gathering to felicitate the new deputy sarpanch at the Panchayat office, saying that the town’s past experience with Parsis has been positive. The last Parsi to hold the post was Sheroo Udwadia. When Vashi’s father was the sarpanch, Udwadia had been his deputy. Several accolades were offered to Irani who has lived in Udvada since 1990 and runs a poultry farm there, which has now expanded to Pardi. The citizens of Udvada wish to make......

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