About Parsee Gym Khana

It was proposed to start a club or gymkhana where Parsi gentlemen of respectable position in society can obtain some healthy outdoor recreation.Parsee Gymkhana was therefore formed on Wednesday 25th February, 1885. All 15 members of the first committee were highly placed well known Parsis, with Sir Jamsetji Jijibhoy as its Founder President and Jamsetji Tata as the Chairman. On 12th January 1887, the committee drove to a large plot near Marine Lines station Thus Parsee Gymkhana found its permanent home.

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