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a member of a monotheistic sect of Zoroastrian origin

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Christian and Parsee institutions played an outstanding role during the partition and early years of Pakistan's development.
This freedom of choice, in view of the writer, might not have come in the tradition bound society of Pakistan, given that her Parsee religion and her dwindling community do not permit the marriages Parsees to a non-Parsee.
Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Jews and Parsees became part of an integrated - or rather an assimilated - pluralist community and cultural ethos.
So if the Aryans, Arabs, Afghans, Mughals, Turks and the Europeans conquered it and were in turn vanquished by its charms, it also welcomed the persecuted Jews, Christians and Parsees or Zoroastrians without fussing too much about their origins or religious beliefs.
We have reason to be proud of all significant achievements in India, whether they came from the Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, Parsees, Jews, agnostics, or atheists.
Sidhwa'sAn American Brat [13]gives a fictionalized history of the political impact of 1980s on the life of ordinary people particularly on women and minorities like Parsees. It accounts for the life of Parsee women who have been denied their freedom.
In fact, virtually everybody who could, including Christians, Hindus, Parsees, Jews, also either fasted or made sure not to eat in public.
On a lonely hill a few miles out of Nagar stands the "Tower of Silence," where the Parsees dispose of their dead.
In Britain there is no conflict between the indigenous people and the Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and Parsees, whose ancestry and appearance are roughly similar to that of the majority of Muslims.
Of the communities who drew benefit out of the facility, Hindus and Parsees were prominent but Muslims and those living as subjects in the Princely States lagged behind.
Katrak, Who Are the Parsees? (Karachi: Pakistan Herald Press, 1965), pp.
The Parsees are descended from Zoroastrians who fled from Persia in the 8th century.