Maneck Engineer: An Interview


April 3, 2009

Shernaaz Engineer interviews Maneck Engineer, one of the front runners in the election for the lone seat left vacant by the passing away of BPP Trustee Rustom Tirandaz

Today the community is split ideologically. In a nutshell, what do you stand for?

I stand for change, without infringing upon our traditions and culture. The world is changing and we have to accept some changes. We don’t dress today the way we did 100 years ago – but that hasn’t affected our traditions.

Have you abandoned the AFP banner this time – or is it the other way around?

The AFP was only a temporary arrangement. We came together to fight the October election so that a group of seven like-minded people could get elected and work harmoniously. Unfortunately, only one person got through.

Continue reading the entire interview on Shernaaz’s blog.