“On the auspicious occasion of Navroz, I convey my greetings and good wishes to all my Parsi brothers and sisters. May this festival reinforce our commitment to synthesis, harmony and goodwill towards all.”
- Greetings from the President of India, Smt. Pratibha Patil
“I have great pleasure in extending my heartiest greetings to all citizens, especially my Parsi sisters and brothers on the joyous occasion of the Parsi New Year. Let us on this occasion recall the eternal message of prophet Zoroaster, namely, good thoughts, good words and good deeds”
– Greetings from the Governor of Maharashtra, K Sankaranarayanan
The year has come to an end with Pateti, and we take this opportunity to wish you and your families Navroze Mubarak – with an abundance of good health, joy and cheer in the New Year!
The Delhi Parsi Anjuman (DPA) welcomes all our Members, to join our Navroze celebrations on Thursday 19 August 2010 with family and friends.
The DPA also has the pleasure to announce that we will felicitate the Hon’ble Sarosh Kapadia for taking over as Chief Justice of India.
The Programme is as follows:
9.00 am: Jashan at the Agiary
7.00 pm: Maha Macchi at the Agiary
7.30 pm: Traditional Welcome for Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, Mr Sarosh Kapadia.
7.35 pm: Mr Adil Nargolwala, Hony Secretary, Delhi Parsi Anjuman to start proceedings
7.35 pm: Felicitation Address by the DPA President, Mr Dadi Mistry
7.40 pm: Address by Mrs Bapsy Nariman & Mr Rusi Billimoria
7.50 pm: Address by Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, Mr Sarosh Kapadia
8.00 pm: Felicitation ceremony for the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, on behalf of Delhi Parsi Anjuman
8.05 pm: Hon’ble Chief Justice to hand over Scholarships to our deserving young ones
: Vote of Thanks by Mr Adil Nargolwala, Hony Secretary, Delhi Parsi Anjuman
: Poem composed and read by Mrs Meher Dhondy
: Farohars sing “Chaiye Hame Zarathusthi”
8.25 pm: Inauguration of 6 new Rooms built in the Dharamshala, by Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, Sarosh Kapadia.
8.30 pm: Music & dancing – DJ in attendance
In addition to this, Parzor will also showcase stationary and embroidered items, and books written by Mrs Bhicoo Manekshaw, Mrs Pilloo Jungalwala, Mrs Bapsy Nariman, and Mrs Frenny Billimoria will also be on sale.