An agiary built by Pastonji Contractor in 1923, which is the city’s first private agiary, would soon adorn a sparkling new look. The agiary’s managing trustees are planning to start the restoration work from September. In 2009 this Parsi temple will mark the celebration of 85 years of its establishment.
The last restoration work was carried out in 1999, wherein, Rs 12 lakh was spent to refurbish the shrine. This time, the trustees plan to freshly paint walls within the agiary that have blackened the Holy Fire. But, the sacred fire will be shifted to another place till the restoration work is over. Under the renovation work, the management will built a compound wall on