Anand Mahindra says ‘P’ in Parsi stands for productive; wishes the community were ‘more reproductive’

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Published: August 17, 2016 12:53:15 PM

Anand Mahindra lauded Parsis and in a witty tweet said, "The 'P' in Parsi stands for Productive. Never have so few achieved so much. Only wish they were more reproductive..Navroz Mubarak."

Anand Mahindra, Anand Mahindra latest news, Anand Mahindra tweets, Anand Mahindra on NavrozAnand Mahindra is known for his interesting tweets and his this particular praise for the Parsi community has already been retweeted many times. (AP Photo)

On the occasion of the Parsi New Year, Anand Mahindra lauded Parsis and in a witty tweet said, “The ‘P’ in Parsi stands for Productive. Never have so few achieved so much. Only wish they were more reproductive..Navroz Mubarak.” Parsis are known for their business acumen and many famous industrialists in India are Parsis. These include Ratan Tata and Adi Godrej. Anand Mahindra is known for his interesting tweets and his this particular praise for the Parsi community has already been retweeted many times.

Mahindra was not alone in wishing the Parsi community. President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari led the nation in wishing the Parsi community on their new year by recalling their contribution in the nation’s presence. “The Parsi community of India has played a major role in the building of our nation and contributed immensely to development of our country in various spheres, including industry, commerce, trade and education,” President Mukherjee said. “The Navroz festival signifies the coming of the new and passing of the old. Let us spread goodwill on this day and work hard to make our nation united, secure and prosperous,” Mukherjee added. Vice President Ansari said Navroz reflects the spirit of fraternity and compassion. “May this auspicious occasion bring amity, prosperity and happiness in our lives,” he said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ministers also tweeted their best wishes. “Navroz Mubarak to the Parsi community. May there be an abundance of happiness, success & good health in this coming year,” PM Modi tweeted. “#NavrozMubarak to all my Parsi sisters & brothers. Wishing for a Joyous year with good health!,” said M Venkaiah Naidu. BJP President Amit Shah tweeted, “Greetings to all Parsi brothers and sisters on the occasion of Navroz. Wishing a very happy, healthy & prosperous year ahead.”

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