The Cercuz - II

Long-winded explanations about the legalities of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) election scheme, delivered in clipped accents by well-meaning but some of the most dreadfully boring speakers to tired Parsis in colonies across Bombay, were cutting no ice. On the other hand, the Committee of United Zoroastrians (CUZ) speakers, all sons of the soil, speaking in Parsi Gujarati, were managing to whip up sentiment against the dangerous reformists of the Committee for Electoral Rights (CER). The dependable Jam-e-Jamshed was backing them. Something had to be done. The army of CER followers took control of the movement. The Nariman Mehta of......

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