Friday, June 17, 2011

Bapsy Dastur writes

From: Karl Sahukar
Date: Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 2:40 AM

Bapsy Dastur, an international lawyer of repute says:

"......... Other than an irrational personal belief there is no
intellectual rationale for not permitting a husband and wife from
being trustees together.

 The criteria for election should be merit, integrity, commitment,
tradition; all of which Anahita meets with flying colours so she
should not be prevented just because of her marital status.

 For hundreds of years there has been no such prohibition in trusts,
institutions, politics, corporations, so why the BPP?

Do not be deceived.  The real reason these folks do not want Anahita
is because she is traditional and will protect the religion and defend
the poor.  If Anahita comes into the BPP, the liberals will lose their
grip to create dissent through Munchi Cama.  If you want an effective
Punchayet, which can actually make a difference, elect Anahita so that
the BPP does not become fragmented and weak.

A vote for Anahita is a vote for upholding the Tradition.  If you
don't vote for her for any reason, you are supporting the
anti-Tradition lobby."

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