Rajasthan chapter of
Indian National Overseas
SUMAN GUHA MOZUMDER
Rajasthan Minister for Urban Development and Housing Shanti Dhariwal last week inaugurated the
Rajasthan chapter of Indian National
Overseas Congress (I) in Long Island, New
George Abraham, president, Indian
National Overseas Congress (I), presided
over the function. He praised the
dynamism and energy of the Rajasthani
Among others Dhariwal honored Captain
Stanley George of the New York Police
Department; Kanak Golia, a New York-
based businessman and Naveen C Shah,
chief executive officer, Navika Group of
Members of Indian National Overseas Congress,
The New York chapter of The Association of Indians in America hosted a dinner reception for India’s new Consul General in New York Dnyaneshwar Mulay at
the Vermilion restaurant in Manhattan.
Several community leaders and sponsors of AIA’s annual
Deepavali celebration at the South Street Seaport attended
This year’s Deepavali event at the South Street Seaport,
the 26th consecutive celebration, will be held October 6.
Divya Shah, vice president, events, AIA-NY, introduced
Sunil Modi, AIA-NY president, pointed out that the AIA’s
Deepavali event showcases the culture, rich heritage and
elegant customs India has offered to the world for centuries.
AIA-NY hosts reception for
Consul General Mulay
Mulay appreciated AIA’s motto — ‘Indian Heritage-
American Commitment’ — and the organization’s efforts to
fulfill this commitment.
Above, Sunil Modi, president, AIA-NY, with State Bank of India’s Praveen Kumar.
Members of the Association of Indians in America, New York chapter, with Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay.
immediate past president Ranju Batra and the organization’s other past presidents, Dr Narinder Kukkar, Dr
Nirmal Mattoo, Dr Urmilesh Arya, Santosh Khera, Smiti
Khanna, Arun Bhatia and Dr Rajendra Bansal.
Aroon Shivdasani, executive director, Indo American
Arts Council; Hesh Sarmalkar, director at the Asia Society;
Kishore Kuncham, president, India Association of Long
Island; and Kamlesh Mehta, Business & Economic
Development Director for Nassau County were among the
other guests at the event.