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Results of 2015 Bombay Parsi Punchayet Trustee Elections

Results of 2015 Bombay Parsi Punchayet Trustee Elections

The Bombay Parsi Punchayet Trustee’s Election 2015 Results The Bombay Parsi Punchayet Trustee’s Election 2015 were held on 18-10-2015 at the following venues: Sir Shapoorji Bharucha Baug, Andheri (West) Cusrow Baug, Colaba Khareghat Memorial Hall, Khareghat Colony Dadar Parsi Gymkhana, Dadar Rustom Baug, Byculla In all there were 23 candidates. Candidates secured votes as follows: …

Parsis skipped their Sunday dhansak to vote

Parsis skipped their Sunday dhansak to vote

Punchayet Elections Witness Lower-Than-Expected Turnout Article by Nergish Sunavala | Times of India Serpentine queues marked the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) elections on Sunday , but for once they were a source of jubilation. “I never knew there were so many Parsis,“ said Villoo Shroff, a member of the community that numbers just 40,000 in…

After poll drive on WhatsApp, Parsis all set to vote today

After poll drive on WhatsApp, Parsis all set to vote today

There’s a picture of a spacious flat doing the rounds on Par si Whatsapp gro ups. The floor is li ned with gold bars, stashes of 1000-rupee notes and silver trays. A drooling Alsatian can be spied in the background. “The cleanup will start only after the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) election is over,“ reads…

Why we should all care about the Bombay Parsi Punchayet elections

Why we should all care about the Bombay Parsi Punchayet elections

The administrative body controls a vast corpus of funds as well as significant property: a chunk of the prosperity of contemporary Mumbai. Article by Dinyar Patel |Scroll In a matter of days, one of the smallest elections in India will take place. Members of the Parsi community in Mumbai will head to the polls on…

Finding Men of Honor

An Op-Ed by Maneck Davar Dear Humdins, As the BPP election draws to a close, I am left with mixed feelings of desolation and hope. Desolation, because of the plight of our humdins I have met, especially the poor. The worst affected appear to be residents of BPP colonies, with Panthaky Baug and Nirlon at…

Daara Patel: In Conversation

Daara B. Patel is one of the candidates standing for the Bombay Parsi Panchayet 2015 elections. Below are three video messages he sent us to share with our readers.

Electronic Voting Machines, 500 officials for big, fat Parsi polls in Mumbai

Electronic Voting Machines, 500 officials for big, fat Parsi polls in Mumbai

With just a week to go for the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) elections, aspiring trustees have been giving stump speeches at colonies across Mumbai. On Wednesday, three candidates, who are canvassing together as “The Tremendous Three” were speaking at Colaba’s Cusrow Baug — a citadel of lemon yellow buildings, green lawns and vintage Fiats. With…

Ads galore for Bombay Parsi Punchayet elections

Ads galore for Bombay Parsi Punchayet elections

BATTLE FOR VOTES: For better recall value, Parsis are being peppered with advertisements by candidates putting a question mark over the code of conduct They may not be throwing lavish dinner parties or distributing gifts to induce voters, but this does no mean the Bombay Parsi Punchayet elections are a dull affair. Article by Ashutosh…