Navsari’s numbers

The Parsi population of Navsari has shown a drop of eight percent in the 44-year period between 1974, when their last directory was published, and 2018. In the same period, the percentage of those over 50 years of age increased from 39% to 46% as the town’s flagging population received a boost following the construction of Avan Baug and other housing projects such as the one initiated by the WZO (World Zoroastrian Organisation) Trust Funds. Parsis from the surrounding towns were drawn to Navsari. The current directory (pictured) released on January 20, 2019 listed 2,136 members (see "Felicitations in Navsari,”......

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