On a glorious sunny Sunday 13th of September 2015, Shree Bavis Gam Patidar Samaj (UK) celebrated its 40th Anniversary at Oakington Manor Primary school, Wembley. Over 450 members of the Samaj came together to celebrate this momentous event. The event started off with Welcome from the President Shri Navinbhai Patel and followed by the events master of ceremony Jagdish Patel outlining the programme for the evening. The only surviving Founder Member Shri Rameshbhai (Vadod), talked on how the Samaj was founded, with the first meeting of Late Chandubhai Patel (Ras), himself and Late P T Patel (Vadod) at the laters' home, this was followed by the first formal meeting and formation of Committee at Rameshbhai's home on Station Grove Wembley. He also talked about the formation of Shree Bavis Gam Patidar Samaj in India and the founders. In the main he spoke of the excellent work that the Samaj did in the early years, including debate on Generation Gap, the Youth Wing, Dance Competitions,
Supporting Charities, initiating the formation of Federation of Patidar Associations etc.
Jagdish Patel spoke on the activities of the recent years and he also mentioned contributions of members in other organisations and in the public services. He took members back to what life was like and challenges faced by the newly arrived members back in the 1970's. There was also a photographic slideshow of the early years, bringing back memories.
The Directory Launch followed the presentation of the Samaj's History and the sponsors Markandbhai of Sarsa and Rakeshbhai of Vasad and their family were invited to formally launch the New Directory which was done together with Nareshbhai (Vadod), Navinbhai (Isnav) and Ashwinbhai (Rudel).
There were introductions of all the past Presidents and Trustees who were asked to come on stage, also the present committee was introduced.
All those who attended enjoyed delicious and wide variety of starters which was then followed by again delicious main course - catering by Prasangi Caterers.
On this occasion the venue was decorated and we thank Anilbhai (Rudel) of Wed In Style, the decorations transformed the venue completed. The musical entertainment was by Ajay Shah, who has been entertaining us for many years now.
The event was very well co-ordinated by the volunteers. The feedback received from members was that after many years we had such great event.
For more info Contact: Kiritbhai: 07828213772 - Surendra C: 07930753223
Surendra S: 07947686587 - Shilpaben: 02089037567
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