Parsiana sources information for the Milestones column from various anjumans, hospitals, individuals, newsletters and publications. While much of the material is sketchy, the Bombay marriages and death lists are quite exhaustive. Data on marriages within the community in Bombay is culled four times in a year from the office of the Registrar of Marriages at the Bombay High Court and on interfaith unions from the Registrar of Marriages offices at Fort and Khar. There may be an inadvertent repetition of names in the marriage list when a civil marriage precedes a religious ceremony. The list of the deceased and causes......

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During the first nine months of 2019 110 marriages took place around 50% of the number was inter faith. Considering that the children of interfaith marriages in India will not end up becoming Zoroastrians the day when the Parsi and Zoroastrian population will be reduced to less than a few thousand in coming years is becoming a reality.
- Shapour B Badri
- 19-Oct-2019