Parsi population in india 2011


The Parsis have been in the news for the wrong reasons. The fractious case which arose from the Bombay Parsi Punchayet’s 2009 ban on two priests continues to make headlines. Earlier this month, a Harvard researcher reminded his Mumbai audience that there are only 69,601 Parsis left in India. Actually, this alarming figure belongs to the last Census; our present count is likely to be 45,000, and receding. The demographer bypassed the Big Bad Bogey of inter-marriage, and put the blame on low fertility and non-marriage.


  1. in peshawar there are afew family of parsi in near past the gai family and farmjee family some are in nowshera now there are no parsi in peshawar plz come back there garve yard is also in bad condition and it may be posiable that it become a commirical centre in a few years humayun akhund on face book


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