articles by Shweta Desai

India

As Iran braced for Covid-19 fight, how Indian Parsi community's race against time ensured aid for Yazd's critically ill

The Parsi community in India sprang into action when Sepanta Niknam, Iran’s sole Zoroastrian politician and a councillor in the city of Yazd, spread the word that people from the community were dying of the coronavirus, and there were no medicines to save them.