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In India An Actor Is More Important Than A Dead Child

Ramzan Mubarak Says the Holy Saint Of Ajmer

your victuals with the poor
you must share those
homeless downtrodden
living in remorse despair
its their broken hearts
broken dreams holistically
you must repair show them
that you care be human
be compassionate a few
moments with them you
must spare ,,blessed are
the poor the meek gods
only true heir ,..cosmically
on earth caught in a
worldly snare ..gasping
for hope .. fresh air

Khada Parsi -Manockjee Cursetjee

Manockjee Cursetjee (also Manakji Kharshedji Shroff)[1] (1808–1887)[2] was a Parsi businessman and judge from Bombay, remembered as a reformer and proponent of female education.

Cursetjee was the son of Cursetjee Manockjee Shroff,[3] and had an English education, under a Mr. Mackay at Joliffe's school, near St. Thomas's Church.[4] In the 1830s, he knew John Wilson, whom he met socially in 1829.[5] He obtained a government post in the Bombay Presidency, and became a member of the Royal Asiatic Society.[6][7] In 1843 he became a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.[8]


Title page from an 1862 book by Manockjee Cursetjee, published by Emily Faithfull
Cursetjee was a noted Anglophile, and came into conflict with the local Parsi Panchayat. He began to criticise them, in the Bombay Times, in 1844–5.[3][9] He visited the United Kingdom three times. On one visit to London, he met Arthur Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington, whose father Arthur Wellesley had been entertained by his o…