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Extinction vs change

Almost every issue of Parsiana mentions several fire temples in different parts of the country which are hardly visited because of paucity of the local Parsi population. Useful suggestions to overcome this problem, including those by a high priest, have been subjected to ridicule. Donations are sought for the restoration of such places of worship. Surely this amounts to squandering of scarce resources. If one takes a drive through towns in North India where once thriving Parsi populations lived, one will be saddened to see one burial ground after another lying uncared for and fallow. There are reports from several parts......

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