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Jehangir R. Patel

Jehangir R. Patel

Jehangir R. Patel has been the editor and publisher of Parsiana magazine since 1973. From 1977 till 2019, he lectured on writing/reporting skills at the Xavier Institute of Communications. Aside from Parsiana, he has edited and published Kaiser-E-Hind, Opinion, Voyage and Signature magazines. After graduating in political science from Yale University in 1968, Patel worked with The San Francisco Examiner and The Hartford Times. He returned to India in 1970 and edited Freedom First (FF) along with the late Minoo Masani.

Session

The Parsi Story: Portrait of a Community

Pheroza J. Godrej, Jehangir R. Patel, Bachi Karkaria and Coomi Kapoor in conversation

In an engaging and intimate session of memory, history and identity, a panel of eminent Parsis explore their community’s success, contribution and foundations within the country. Exploring what it means to be Parsi in today’s India, they examine their deep roots, including the Tatas, the Mistrys, the Godrejs, the Wadias and beyond, to search the essence of their indomitable spirit and their role in all spheres of our nation’s growth.