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Food, family and theatre: Here’s how Mumbaikars are bringing in Parsi New Year this year

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Updated on: 16 August,2022 09:00 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Sarasvati T | sarasvati.nagesh@mid-day.com

With plans of family gatherings and customary prayers at the agiary, scrumptious food indulgences and a visit to a nearby theatre, Parsi families in Mumbai are all set to welcome Navroz or Parsi New Year on August 16

Food, family and theatre: Here’s how Mumbaikars are bringing in Parsi New Year this year

Parsi community members greeting each other on Navroze in Mumbai. Photo Courtesy: AFP


“New Year is all about family!,” says Freyan Bhathena, founding editor of Parsi Times, who now runs Word It Well, a content specialist business in Mumbai. “During the pandemic years we avoided the big get-together, but now we can't wait to head to Pune for a family reunion lunch,” she adds.


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