In March 2021, historian and author, Marzban Jamshedji Giara launched his latest book titled, ‘Prominent Parsis of Navsari’ for the benefit of the community’s understanding of some of the most prominent members of our community hailing from Navsari. As per the author, the contribution of Parsis to the growth of Navsari has not been well […]
“All great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.” – John Kenneth Galbraith Politics today is a dirty word. Almost six and a half centuries ago Plato philosophized, “Mankind […]
The 4th of September marked the Birth Anniversary of one of our Community’s greatest legends – Dadabhai Naoroji (born on 4 September, 1825). Having earned the title of the ‘Grand Old Man of India’, Dadabhai Naoroji was perhaps one of the greatest leaders of our nation, having known to have influenced among many others, Mahatma […]
India Post dedicated a stamp to Dadabhai Naoroji on 29th December, 2017, on the occasion of the 100th Death Anniversary of the Independence stalwart, in Ahmedabad. The stamp was released by the Gujarat Governor, along with officials and community members in attendance.
. Dadabhai Naoroji On 4th September 1888, Gandhi sailed from Bombay to London with three letters of introduction. One of them was written by a noted Maharashtrian medical practitioner introducing the then relatively unknown Gandhi to the Grand Old Man of India. Gandhi was so much in awe of Dadabhai that he felt uncomfortable approaching […]
Parsi Times is delighted to share that another commemorative postage stamp on Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji has been designed and will soon be released by the government during his death centenary year. Speaking to Parsi Times, President of the Empire of India Philatelic Society and the Bombay Parsee Association, Vispi Dastur said, “The first stamp on […]
“The Parsis, the kind and talented lot.” That’s how we’re described in India. From Dadabhai Naoroji, to the Tatas, all the way to Field Marshall Sam Manekshaw and Supreme Court Judge, Justice Rohinton Nariman. Parsis occupy imminent positions in almost every field. We are hailed as ‘The Jewels of a Crown called India’. Growing up, […]
The Bombay Parsee Association paid a tribute to Dr. Dadabhai Naoroji on his death centenary by garlanding his statue, which was established in 1925 in South Bombay.
દાદાભાઈ નવરોજી એ ભારતનું નવલુ નઝરાણું પ્રખર રાષ્ટ્રભક્ત, ખૂબ જ ગરીબી, હાડમારીમાં ઉછરેલા નેતા હતા. વાસ્તવમાં તેઓ એક આદર્શ છે જેમણે દેશની સ્વતંત્રતા માટે શાંતિપૂર્ણ લડતમાં અનેકને જોડયા હતા. ગાંધીજી માટે પણ તેઓ એક પ્રેરકબળ હતા. કારણ કે તેમની અગાઉ એવું કોઈ નહોતું કે જે પ્રકાશપુંજ બનીને સ્વાતંત્ર્ય લડતમાં માર્ગ બતાવે. 1857નો પ્રથમ સ્વાતંત્ર્ય સંગ્રામ […]
“All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.” — John Kenneth Galbraith In his time, Dadabhai influenced among many others, Mahatma Gandhi, Mohamed Ali Jinnah, and […]
Dadabhai N Dordi was born on 4th September, 1825 in the priestly family of Manekbai and Naoroji Pallanji Dordi. He lost his father at age four and was brought up by his mother who raised him to go down in Indian history as one of the most dynamic individuals – ‘Dada’, the ‘Pita-maha’, the ‘Grand […]