253rd Salgreh Celebrations Of Navsari Atash Behram

The Navsari Atash Behram celebrated its 253rd salgreh on 2nd October, 2018, with a ‘Jaher Jashan’ led by performed by Er. Homi Antia and Er. Freddy Palia and performed by twenty mobeds, under the guidance of Vada Dasturji Meherji Rana and Er. Dr. Pervez Bajan, at 9:30 am. The evening celebrations witnessed Trustee Er. Khurshed Desai welcoming the gathering, followed by felicitations of Er. Dr. Pervez Bajan; WZO Trust Funds, Chairman, Dinshaw Tamboly; Malesar Bedin Anjuman Trustee, Dara Deboo; Parsi Social Activist, Hormuz Awari; Former Principal of JJ School, Navsari, Doly Desai; Trustee of various Parsi Trusts in Navsari, Kersi Deboo and the staff of Navsari Atash Behram. The highlight of the evening was the felicitation of Landscape Expert, Behram Asundaria and his team from Navsari Taluka, who carried out the renovations of the Atash Behram’s Garden completely on gratis. Behram Asundaria addressed the gathering, followed by Er. Parvez Bajan elucidating upon the great Parsi exodus and the hardships they faced, the promises we made, the need for the community to stick together, and finally concluding with an appeal to the Navsari Parsi community and their leaders to support the campaign against the Mumbai Metro Project and discourage the wrongful, baseless WhatsApp circulations. The evening celebrations concluded with an Abhar Vidhi by Secretary of Atash Behram, Mehrnosh Madan, followed by singing ‘Chahiye Hame Jarthosti’, the National Anthem and ending with a sumptuous dinner catered by Khushru Kasad.
– Courtesy Ruzbeh Umrigar

Leave a Reply