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 .
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The rains arrive with Indians celebrating another beautiful festival .Originating in UP and Rajasthan this is a celebration of love between spouses and lovers .Radha -Krishna are the epitome of love in our culture and mythology .
Swings ,hina,bangles and all Shingar and women look stunning ! There are special folk songs for this occassion .
The Rajasthan Academy Celebrated this day with a cultural programme .Dancers,musicians ,artists and lovers all thronged Dilli Haat besides the drizzle .Mr Lakhotia presided over the function .The core team comprised of Mr Gaurav Gupta and Sandeep Goel.
An elaborate celebration at the Korean Embassy .We worked hard as a team to make this festival super special .Colorful attires,beautifully decked up women ,music ,dance and a big spread of indian food made this evening truly HINDUSTANI ! Mr vijay Jolly ,Ms Pinky Anand,Mr Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma ,Vijay Goel ,Shamsher Mehndi and Ambassadors from various countries graced the occasion .
The Universe is the provider and blessed are those who can lend a hand !
The Lions Club organised an Eye camp for the poor in Faridabad on the 8th July .Around 150 people got their eye checkup done and will be provided with spectacles or surgeries .Followed by Tree plantation in the same area it was an awareness campaign and ode to nature .
The youth empowerment and motivational workshop that I took with the high school children of the community was a success only because I could read from their faces and body language that they paid attention to every word I shared with them ! These kids had the fire to make a decent life ,to succeed ! When reciprocated by the youth in this manner I truly feel it is worthwhile to work for the society and bring on a Shinning INDIA .
IT was the most beautiful manner to close the last day before my birthday .So many new beginnings !
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 .