A youth wing and a social networking site for them. This was the resolution of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet on Navroze, the Parsi New Year.
And the agenda is to help young men and women find their matches within the community.
“Interaction among the youngsters will be encouraged so that they find partners through the social events and networking sites, and eventually marry within the community,” said Khojestee Mistry, trustee, Bombay Parsi Punchayet.
Elders in the group will have additional responsibility of functioning as matchmakers. A networking site within the youth wing website will also be launched provide a discussion forum for youngsters.
The Punchayet launched a youth wing and a networking site to convince youngsters to take interest in the community as well. “Discussions are on about the activities to be taken up,” said Tashan Mistree (26), a member.
“We will function under the Punchayet. Social events and programmes will be organised to encourage young Zoroastrians to participate,” she said.
“The upper age limit has been extended to 40 as we will need guidance from the elders,” explained Mistree. The wing will be launched in December, and the Punchayet hopes to make this initiative a success.
“This wing is an effort towards bringing Parsi youngsters from all over the city to interact and function under one umbrella,” added Mistree.