The Indian Express journalist is the author of ‘The Tatas, Freddie Mercury & Other Bawas: An Intimate History of the Parsis’.
Coomi Kapoor, a seasoned journalist, is a contributing editor at the Indian Express. She speaks with Manisha Pande about her new book, The Tatas, Freddie Mercury & Other Bawas: An Intimate History of the Parsis.
Coomi, herself a Parsi, talks about how a lot of “forward thinking people” in the Parsi community gained prominence because they were immigrants “not bound by the caste system”.
She elaborates on why their low population in the country has been worrying the Parsis no end. And she shares her views on the politics surrounding and including the community.
Text by Ruchi Shahagadkar.
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