‘Jiyo Parsi’: Govt Encourages The Community Members To Get Married And ‘Restore’ Population


July 19, 2022

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The Minority Affairs Ministry has developed a plan to “restore” the Parsi population in India, which apparently has been seen to be dwindling because of little interest in marriage among the eligible bachelors.

By Gursharan Bhalla | India Times

In light of this, the ministry devised the “Jiyo Parsi” programme, which promotes Parsi men and women to engage in “online dating” and marriage counselling. Notably, according to statistics, about 30 per cent of eligible adults are unmarried in the Parsi community, PTI reported.