Cornerstone of Calicut

Highly spirited Darius Marshall was committed to diverse causes
Nazneen Gazder

As managing trustee of the Wadiaji Parsi Anjuman Baug and patriarch of the only Parsi family that now remains in Calicut (a coastal province nestled at the foot of the Western Ghats in Kerala), Darius Phiroze Marshall took care of the 150-year-old fire temple and the burial ground that catered to Parsis not just in Kerala but also parts of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka until his demise on March 23, 2023 at the age of 90. Believing in and practicing the fundamental tenets of Zoroastrianism — Humata, Huktha, Hvarshta — Marshall, who was the vice president (south zone) of The......

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