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Controversial Renovations at Iranshah in Udvada

We have received a note from Geve Eruch Narielwalla regarding the recent renovations at the Iranshah Atashbehram in Udvada.

Geve has put up a website about the same issue

The most sacred Zoroastrian Iranshah Fire Temple building, “makaan,” has ornamental additions made, in very poor imitation, inaccurate, with synthetic materials, of Zoroastrian symbols. This is a request, an urgent appeal to the Temple authorities to dismantle these, or redo, in white stone, marble, granite or bronze, so these not look like cheap imitations, but fitting for Zoroastrianism’s holiest site. – UdvadaRenovation

Below are photographs that were forwarded to Parsi Khabar that show the recent renovations. Personally I have not had a chance to see the renovations for myself as yet. However if you have, I would like to know your comments.

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