THE BOMBAY PARSEE ASSOCIATION PAYS HOMAGE TO SIR HORMUSJI COWASJEE DINSHAW (ADENWALLA) ON HIS 165th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
The Bombay Parsee Association paid homage to Sir Hormusji Cowasjee Dinshaw (Adenwalla) on his 165th Birth Anniversary on April 4,2022 at 9. a.m. President Xerxes Vispi Dastur, garlanded the statue of Sir Hormusji at Veer Nariman Road (Near Bhikha Behram well) on behalf of The B.P.A. Others who garlanded the statue were, great grandson Jehangir Patel, great grandson Saroosh Dinshaw, great great grandson Hirji Adi Jehangir, Commodore Aspi Marker, great grandson Homi Patel, Marazban Wadia and Adi Mehta.
Bombay Parsee Association President Emeritus, Mr. Vispi Shapur Dastur mentioned the highlights of Hormusji’s life and achievements. Hormusji was the Founder Patron of the Bombay Parsee Association and Founder President of the Iran League. His great grandson Jehangir (Editor of Parsiana) mentioned how the family had established and developed the business and helped the poor and the needy. Others who also spoke included Commodore Aspi Marker, Adi Mehta, President FOZAWAC.
Floral tributes were also paid on behalf of the Bombay Parsee Association, Iran League, Cowasjee Dinshaw Trust, Navsari Parsee Association, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, etc.
Others present included members of the Adenwalla family,
Aloo Shroff, Pervin Sidhwa, Tehmina Peer, Rusi Bhumgara, Jamshed Keki Mistry etc. Snacks boxes were provided courtesy Commodore Marker. Around 25 persons joined in paying homage to this great son of India and the Parsee community.
Xerxes Vispi Dastur
Bombay Parsee Association