Karachi, Modern-day Persian Warriors Battle.Traditional Ramazan match

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The love of volleyball passes from generation to generation in the Parsi community. Some call it a ‘bizarre Parsi ritual’. PHOTO: EXPRESS

KARACHI: Come Ramazan and Parsis in Karachi gear up for a volleyball face-off which is not just a 46-year-old sports tradition, but a highly competitive one

“Saying that the teams get competitive would be an understatement!” says Yashaan Mavalvala, who participated every year in the inter-colony volleyball tournament from 1998 till 2009, before leaving for his studies. “Every Ramazan, all the Parsis come together and almost kill each other out in the court during the tournament
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