FIFA Parsis : Piloo Mody
Piloo Mody was the founder of the Swatantra Party and an advocate of liberal and free politics of India. He was a member of the Lok Sabha, India's lower house of parliament. A member of the Parsee community, he was married to a Swiss national.

An architecture school and a FIDE chess tournament are named in his honour
Mody was educated at The Doon School, Dehradun and at the , and was close to Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the former Pakistani prime minister, his school and college roommateUniversity of California, Berkeley. Piloo Mody was a great friend of Zulifikar Ali Bhutto and wrote the book Zulfy my Friend ".

He was an architect by education. His brother, Russi Mody is a former chairman of Tata Iron and Steel company Limited. Piloo was arrested by Indira Gandhi government under MISA in Emergency in India in 1975.