Housing Articles

Sale to non-Parsi stokes society’s 25-yr legal battle to expel member

A cooperative housing society formed exclusively for Parsi community members in Sanjan town of south Gujarat has been fighting a legal battle for more than 25 years to expel a member. The main grouse against the member, fellow Parsi E E Sabawala,...

The Parsi baugs of Mumbai

Kaizad Bhamgara takes a closer look at some of the popular Zoroastrian settlements in the city and discovers that they are a lot more than just places to live for this closely-knit community. With...

Nowroz Baug may turn into luxury towers

Over a century ago, his great-grandmother JerbaiWadia built the first of Parsibaugs for middle-income and weaker sections of her community. On Sunday, industrialist NusliWadia, along with son Ness,...

‘Flat’ lure for Parsi youths to marry

Now, this is one reality bait that realty-savvy Parsis will not be able to ignore! Surat Parsi Panchayat has neatly packaged its ulterior designs of encouraging young Parsis to get hitched in a ‘get...

3,215 new flats for Parsis on anvil

Resourceful minority communities in the city are doing all they can to keep their flock together. Close on the heels of Dawoodi Bohra spiritual leader Syedna Mohammad Burhanuddin’s initiative to...