Parsi Punchayet ban on priests quashed

The Bombay High Court on Friday quashed a ban on two priests imposed by the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP). The High Court held that the Trust did not have powers to ban any ordained Parsi Zoroastrian priest from performing religious rites and ceremonies at the Towers of Silence and agiaries (fire temples). Allowing such wide rights (of excluding priests) would result in “a grave affront to basic human rights and dignity”.

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Kanga v BPP-HC Judgement- 11-3-11

Courtesy : Jehangir Bisney

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  • Congratulations to all the public spirited persons who successfully fought the high handedness of the Trustees of the Bombay Parsi Punchayat.

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