from Ancy D’Souza
for Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (SM)
Mumbai, Aug 18: Governor S M Krishna greeted the people on the occasion of the 'Parsi New Year' which was held here on Saturday August 18.
"The contribution of the Parsi community to the development and progress of India is immense”, said the governor speaking on the occasion.
He further said that the members of the peace-loving community were in the forefront of the nation's freedom struggle. They were the forerunners who laid the foundations for commerce and industry in the country, he added.
The nation owes so much to the small community of the Parsis in India, he said.
“The new year day provides all of us an opportunity to reflect on the immortal message of 'Good Thought, Good Word and Good Deed' , given by Prophet Zoroaster ", said the governor and concluded his speech.