Favoring formalization

Inputs from representatives for formation of a structured global body of Zoroastrians are due by February 28
Text: Parinaz M. Gandhi  Photos: Jasmine D. Driver

Nineteen out of 20 representatives from India, USA, UK and Dubai in attendance at the Global Working Group (GWG) meeting at the Palamkote Hall on December 21, 2018 agreed in principle that the world body needed a formalized structure. The lone representative to express his dissent was Yazdi Desai, president of the Federation of the Parsi Zoroastrian Anjumans of India (FPZAI), who claimed that he was acting on the basis of "the last authorization I had in 2012.” A donation of over one crore rupees from a Hong Kong based non-Parsi corporate has been procured by GWG non-executive chairman Neville Shroff......

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