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About Us

Khareghat Colony, a Parsi colony built in 1912 to shelter lesser-privileged Parsis, 320 families by Parsee Punchayet. Soon, its Alpaiwalla Museum, home to Parsi arts and antiquities, will open to the public (it is temporarily closed for renovation). A chronological record detailing the contribution and preparedness of the Parsi community during the Second World War can be seen at the War Memorials at Khareghat Colony - A list of Parsis who died during World War II, Indo Pakistan Wars and Indo China War of 1962.

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Multifarious Activities of the Parsee Punchayet

Provides economical housing and rent subsidies to the deserving. Manages the sacred Doongerwadi estate in Mumbai. 

Provides relief to the underprivileged members of the community. Supports the pursuit of education at all levels in India and abroad. 

Extends financial support towards medical expenses. To augment our population aid given for Second Child onwards. Monetary assistance for Day Care of Children. 

Holiday Programme for Youth (HPY) – BPP’s Flagship Project. BPP also runs and fully finances the full-fledged Fertility Clinic. 

Operates a Career Guidance Programme & Maintains War Memorial at Khareghat Colony as well as Memorial Column, Dharamshalla and Time Capsule at Sanjan.

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Geographical Location

Hughes Road (From the junction of Gibbs, Pedder and Gowalia Tank Roads to Chaupati Bridge). Opened in 1908 and named after Sir Walter Hughes in recognition of his services to the Improvement Trust.


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