UNIVERSAL HUMANITY AWARDS

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IMG_0726The 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 .

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY …INDIA

 

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IMG_0707PROUD AND PREVILEGED TO BE CITIZEN OF INDEPENDENT INDIA !!The Russian cultural centre celebrated our Independence day with school kids and various artists performing with joy ,rejoicing in the fragrance of a free India!Diplomats ,politicians ,bureaucrats ,social activists all soaked the spirit of freedom !Special gratitude to the Russian Embassy for this initiative .Arvind Tyagi and Poornima of the cultural centre were supported by Roshni and Suhani Ashok who hosted the event with high energy !
Everywhere one can see celebrations .I attended the celebration of K.R Mangalam World school which added a twist to the event .The school awarded scholarships and medals to the capable citizens of tomorrows INDIA ! Great effort and great spirit !
Congratulations to all on this auspicious day !

NELSON MANDELA DAY Celebration

DSC05066The Embassy of South Africa celebrated the Birthday of Nelson Mandela today with kids from different schools .On this oc

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DSC05074assion the Ambassador gave a heartwarming speech and interacted with the children.
Diplomats and children together sang ‘We shall overcome ‘and the auditorium was filled with inspiration and joy !Among the invitees were Padamshri Vikramjit Singh Sahney,Ex Ambassador of India Mr Mukherjee,Mr BhupinderSingh Suri from the Sports Authority of India,Kavita Ashok social activist and Director ICHR and Sharmishta from the Planning Commission of India.Hema and Ishwar pulled together the event supported by the staff and intern Roshni Ashok .Seen in the pictures are two young volunteers for the Cause Roshni and Suhani Ashok ,Kavita with Sharmishta,MR vikramjit sahney with Bhupinder Singh Suri and Kavita Ashok .

MOMENT OF PRIDE ..MY daughters Roshni and Suhani..

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 !!

BHARAT NIRMAN AWARD…Super Achiever Award 2013

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DSC_0190 I am honored and blessed to recieve the SUPER ACHIEVER AWARD 2013 in the field of Etiquette and Grooming .Ms Kiran Bedi did the honors and the chief guests included padamavibhushan Sonal mansingh ,Dr KK aggarwal,Astro uncle and so on .My special thanx to Barsha, Salaam Namaste 90.4 fm who came and covered the event just for me,First secretary to Pakistan embassy Saima Syed , Ratan Kaul and Aditi from my ICUNR family,Janvee sharma from Rajiv Gandhi Foundation,my father Maj R N Maharishi ,Anurag Ashok and Suhani ashok my husband and daughter !I missed my older daughter Roshni ,studying in the US on this special occassion !
Special regards to Ravinder Malhotra for this great incentive he has given me to excel more than ever by giving me this award.Also seen are in the pics Shalini Wadhwa and AAkash Aggarwal.

ART event on WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY …’JOIN”

DSC04860DSC04854Galerie Romain Rolland brought together few artists who expressed their hearts in a unique way on the theme Environment .The world environment day was celebrated in an arty way in oils,water colors,acrylic and many more mediums .
The youngest artist budding with enthusiasm and talent at the show was Suhani Ashok who brought alive birds on her canvas!Padamvibhushan Sonal Mansingh inaugrated the art event and listened with great attention to each artist !DSC04856Seen in the picture is Suhani Ashok with Sonal Mansingh .The group picture has Ratan Kaul,Suhani Ashok ,Sonal mansingh and Kavita Ashok .DSC04864

MOTHERS DAY CELEBRATION

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IMG_0294[1]ICUNR and Dhoomimal gallery jointly celebrated Mothers day with a unique photography exhibition where mothers put up pictures of their children clicked by them .It was a plethora of emotions expressed on the walls of the gallery .Shehnaz hussain was the chief guest accompanied by daughter Nilofer .I am seen here with one of my daughters ,Suhani .On Mothers day each mother is proud to be a MOTHER !It is special.I missed my daughter Roshni who is far away but for a mother the child is always in her heart !Cheers to motherhood.