Rati and Yezad Kapadia, a retired Parsi couple in New Delhi, where just 750 Parsis remain. Only one of their two children married - she lives in Hong Kong - and her husband isn’t a Parsi. Photo: Amrit Dhillon

The Parsis fighting to stop their culture dying out, and why it appears doomed

With only 100,000 Parsis left, 200 of them in Hong Kong, and four dying for every one that’s born, a quirky community known for its immense contributions to the city and to India appears bound for extinction

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Rati and Yezad Kapadia, a retired Parsi couple in New Delhi, where just 750 Parsis remain. Only one of their two children married - she lives in Hong Kong - and her husband isn’t a Parsi. Photo: Amrit Dhillon
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