NAVSARI: Parsis residing now within the Indian city were granted the choice through their neighborhood to choose burial as the tactic of disposition of the dead.
At a gathering held in Khurshed Wadi, neighborhood leaders gathered to reach a call concerning the means of burying one’s relations. The assembly had been called by Navsari Samast Parsi Zoroastrian Anjuman (NSPZA), which had got requests of beginning the burial practice from 163 neighborhood leaders.
It used to be decided that the burial ground for the Parsis can be developed round Dokhmas, where individuals from the nearby villages can come to bury their dead. within the assembly held, seven out of the 166 neighborhood leaders adversarial the decision.
“Little over 2,000 Parsis are living in Navsari, which is best number in Gujarat. a lot of Parsis also live in neighbouring villages. the choice will assist Parsis discover a appropriate location for lifeless kinfolk close to their homes and would no extra wish to come all of the method to Navsari for dokhmenishini,” Jimmy Bacha, the president in-charge, said.
“now we have each options. group members are free to practice the traditional means and those who want burial are free to undertake it. we’ve achieved the process peacefully and the bulk has supported the decision,” said Yezdi Kasad, the secretary of NSPZA.
some other community member said: “earlier a physique was once stored at Dokha for vultures to devour it. within the absence of vultures, we have been putting off the our bodies the usage of sunlight power and heat. It takes a variety of time to do away with a physique and therefore community participants needed us to undertake burial as every other mode.”