NCM Holds Virtual Meeting To Address Chenoy Agiary’s Sewage Crisis

On 8th November, 2023, the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) under the Ministry of Minority Affairs, GoI, held a formal, online hearing of the complaints filed by Hyderabad’s Jehangir Bisney and Nianaaz Darabna (resident) as regards the sewage blockage crisis faced by Hyderabad’s 119-year-old Bai Maneckbai Nusserwanji Chenoy Dar-e-Meher. Hyderabad-based activist Jehangir Bisney had initiated […]

Mumbai Felicitates Vada Dasturji Khurshed For NCM Appointment

The felicitation function of Vada Dasturji Khurshed Kaikobad Dastoor, on his prestigious appointment as member to the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) representing Parsi Zoroastrians, hosted by the Mancherji Edalji Joshi Memorial Trust (MEJMT) Dadar, Mumbai, on 2nd July, 2017, witnessed an overwhelming turnout! Nearly forty trusts and associations across Mumbai, including Colaba, Byculla, Lalbaug, […]

Vada Dasturji Khurshed Dastoor Appointed Parsi Member At NCM

Udvada Iranshah Atashbehram’s Vada Dasturji Khurshed Dastoor has been appointed as the new Parsi Member on the Indian Government’s National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to represent the Indian Parsi/Irani Zoroastrian Community. Vada Dasturji Khurshed Dastoor will succeed Dadi Mistry at the NCM. The news of this appointment, which took the community by surprise, broke out […]

Yazdi Desai Withdraws Dinshaw Tamboly’s Recommendation For NCM

This week had the Parsi/Irani Zoroastrian community buried in debate yet again, as BPP Chairman Yazdi Desai announced, at the annual FPZAI (Federation of Parsi Zoroastrian Anjumans of India) meeting held last weekend, his decision to recommend the community’s distinguished, progressive philanthropist, Dinshaw Tamboly, for appointment as the Parsi Member on the National Commission for […]