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Improving the quality of life for Parsi villagers in Gujarat is one of The WZO Trusts Funds’ major thrusts
Farrokh Jijina

   Till a few years ago, agriculturist Dinshaw Wadia lived with his family in a hut made from bamboo and cow dung just off the highway that leads to Dapada. The village, near Silvassa, the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH), a union territory in western India, had a population of 5,713 as per the 2011 census. His wife Shirin and he now live in a simple but permanent house where he welcomed Parsiana, unable to get up from the chair he sat in on the otla (verandah) of his house, due to severe rheumatism. Neatly dressed in a bush......



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