Mudslinging and manifestoes

Six candidates announce their strengths and priorities ahead of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet trusteeship elections
Parinaz Gandhi

With eight candidates in the fray for the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) trusteeship elections to be held on March 14, 2021, social media is abuzz with attacks and counter-attacks. The front runners as of today are Anahita Desai and Berjis Desai. How many of the other hopefuls — Tehmtan Dumasia, Dr Zuleika Homavazir, Adil Irani, Farhanaz Irani, Kaikhushroo Irani, Kersi Sethna —  mount an effective campaign is uncertain. Of the eight candidates Parsiana approached, requesting a copy of their manifesto and photo, six complied. In the case of the remaining two, one said he did not wish to make false promises......

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