Festival showcasing Parsi culture celebrated in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Governor of Gujarat OP Kohli today attended Parsi Festival in Ahmedabad.

The Ahmedabad Parsi Panchayat in association with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is organizing first of its kind ‘Parsi fest’ which is being held at 100-year-old Nowrojee Hall in Shahibaug with Parsi delicacies, an insight into their garments, vintage car collection and books in offer.

Mehr Medora, a member of Parsi Panchayat and trustee of Ushta-te Foundation, said the festival is organized on request of Heritage cell of AMC.

The festival venue had stalls by Parsis from across the state, a talk on the contribution of Parsis in the city, Parsi textile exhibition, a tour of Nowrojee hall to delve into the life of how Sir Norojee lived, Parsi cuisine, stall where visitors can dress up like Parsis in their traditional attire and get photographs clicked with vintage cars in the background.


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