17 August 2017 Current Affairs: Parsi New Year, Navroz is being celebrated across the world.
The festival is celebrated by follows of Zoroastrianism in Middle-East, USA and South Asian countries such as India and Pakistan.
The vibrant festival began 3,000 years back by the mighty emperor Jamshed, who introduced the new calendar in Persia.
The day is celebrated to gain health, wealth, prosperity, and productivity. Four ‘Fs’ - Fire, Fragrance, Food, and Friendship play an important role in the celebration.