The DMGCT (Dhunjishaw and Manijeh Gamir Charitable Trust) Ahmedabad, celebrated India’s 72nd Republic day on 26th January, 2021, at the Parsi Sanitorium compound at Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, for the seventh year, with great gusto and joy and good food.
This year, in keeping with the restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic, the event was organized with a modest number of people including Parsis engaged with different Charitable Trusts and Board members of the Ahmedabad Parsi Panchayat. The Flag Hoisting event was conducted by Harvez Bharucha, and attended by eminent members of the Parsi community, who had served in the Army, Airforce, Homeguard, etc, including Aspy Unwala – Trustee DMGCT, Brig (Retd) Jehangir Anklesaria – President of Ahmedabad Parsi Panchayat – Harvez Bharucha, Kety Daruwala, Trustee of Ahmedabad Parsi Panchayat and Aspy Bharucha – Trustee DMGCT. This was followed by lunch.
The occasion marked people meeting and greeting each other after a gap of over ten months and everyone hoped that the next year would be celebrated with more people and greater togetherness. The event ended with coffee and snacks.