Sri Sri Ravishankarji has been awarded the Interanational Peace award .This function was held at Vigyan Bhawan an presided by home minister Rajnath Singh JI .Shri Yogendra ji,Vijay Jindal and shri Ram Mehrotra,Dr Aggarwal and Shri Parvesh Khanna also graced the dais .The International Goodwill Society of India and Rashtriya Nirman organised the event .
Birju Maharaj was also present on the dais and his group performed a beautiful composition .I am blessed to greet Guruji to the ceremony .
Lions Club International celebrated UNO day at Chanakyapuri on 4th of November where 18 diplomats were felicitated with Lifetime achievement award for their unparalleled work and unceasing efforts for humanity and their nation.
The spirit of the event was very high as we cherished the fruits of our hard work .
Diplomats from Uganda,Kenya,Belarus,Mongolia,Turkey ,Palestine,Cape Verde,Estonia,Dominican Republic,Bolivia,Tovalu,Algeria,Qatar and Poland were amongst the ones who were honoured.
This was followed by high tea .
I feel humbled to share the recognition bestowed upon me by the VISWA MITR PARIWAR and Lions Club Delhi Veg 321 a1 for the social work and awareness campaigns I have synergised in Delhi and NCR .
Held at India International Centre the function was chaired by the Lions club president ,Consulate General Montenegro ,Ms Janis Darbari,IAS officer Rashmi Singh ,Mr Lakhotia,Gaurav Gupta,Sandeep Goel and other dignitaries .
This was the 13th Bhumandliya Ratan Samaroh focussing on Environmental preservation and related work .
At Vigyan Bhawan ,Women excelling in various fields were awarded followed by a lunch where hundreds mingled and shared their ideas and triumph in life .It a success story unfolding on a large scale !! Seen here are many achievers with the chairperson Mamata Sharma .
On the occasion of International Day for Elimination of violence against women ,the National Women Excellence Awards were felicitated to women who contributed to the society and the country through their credible work .Diplomats,politicians,social activists,dancers,educationists and many more categories were demarcated for this prestigious award .Sharon Lowen,Sangeeta gupta (income tax commissioner),Kavita Ashok(social activist ,etiquette consultant)and women from various walks of life received this award .Speakers included Kumud Dewan ,Shovana Narayan and Rama Pandey .Seen at the event were Ratan Kaul,Laxmi singhal,vijay tiwari ,Maj R.N Maharshi,Mukesh anand,Vijay Handa and women who were recipient of Padamabhushan and Padmashris .I feel grateful to the Universe
for this honour and am inspired to work harder and smarter in 2014 !
Choosing icons from different fields was the intention of these awards.Designers,stylists,social workers,media,music ..all fields were covered by the Parwaz media group ! Daler mehndi,Maj R.N Maharshi ,shanker sahwney,kavita ashok,sonia bajaj,anamika ,richa sood ,amit talwar trekaya,varun katyal and more .I am humbled to recieve this honor for contribution to the field of social activism and building Indias cultural image with the world .
The South African Embassy and Women International Network brought alive the Universal humanity Awards .People serving the society in in their own way were awarded and appreciated .Minister Kapil Sibbal presided the function .The South African Ambassador ,Rekha Udit ,Akash Aggarwal and their team put together this event .Those awarded were Blossom Koccahr ,Kavita Ashok,Shivani Wazir ,Sumita Dass ,Jeetender from Sri Arts ,Kids from a social service unit and artists .I was supported by family ,Neeraj Maharshi,Roshni and Suhani Ashok .
What is a better moment for a mother then when her children excel ?
My older daughter Roshni Ashok ,studying International Relations at USC,California has made it to the DEANS LIST and I am so overwhelmed that her picture during one of her social awareness campaigns got published in the Wall STREET JOURNAL !
The younger one,Suhani Ashok had her maiden art exhibition on World Environment day and was awarded the artist of the month .Hindustan times and Delhi diary did great write-ups about Suhani and her multi talents.
Great moments of life to cherish .Keep up the multi talents going girls .
We applaud young INDIA !!
Padamvibhushan awardee Saroja vaidyanathan hosted a dinner for her friends and well wishers in New Delhi .The entire top art and cultural segment of the country graced the occassion .The picture which shows a huge group of people is truly Indias talent of classical music and art rolled together .Seen in the picture are Saroja vaidyanathan,suresh Goyal,sadhna srivastav,kavita ashok,rani khanam ,Promilla chabra,charu and maestros of all genres of music and dance .Kavita ashok beams with inspiration standing with Saroja ji .Inspiration to work hard and keep up our talent !