Steadfast in Surat

Surat Parsi Panchayat trustees jointly endeavor to provide facilities and opportunities to their young and senior members
Parinaz Gandhi

A decorative yellow ribbon tied to the three cricket stumps was snipped by Dr Homi Doodhwala. Bat in hand, the 70-year-old president of the Surat Parsi Panchayat (SPP) as also Surat’s Zoroastrian Club then proceeded to stand at the crease while his 86-year-old co-trustee Yazdi Karanjia bowled him a delivery. The presence of the two community stalwarts was heartening for the sports enthusiasts from the city as also from Nagpur, Jamshedpur, Calcutta and Secunderabad who had come to participate in the 35th Jiji Irani Challenge Cricket Cup Tournament in mid November 2023. The prior month, when Parsiana went to Surat to......

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