Q. 34.1( 36 Votes )
The rivalry between the Parsis and the Bombay Gymkhana had happy ending for the former. What does ‘a happy ending’ refer to?
Here, the phrase ‘Happy ending’ refers to a definite victory. The Bombay Gymkhana was a colonisers’ club that played cricket in Bombay. The Parsi club and Bombay Gymkhana people often tussled over the common park for playing cricket. In 1889 the Parsi club defeated the Bombay Gymkhana in a cricket match, thus ending the rivalry.
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