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Bruhud NY Seniors celebrates Diwali
Bruhud NY Seniors celebrates Diwali

BY A STAFF WRITER

NEW YORK, NY -- Bruhud New York Seniors leader Shashikant Patel and Gopi Udeshi organized a Diwali Dinner and a Musical Night on November 3 at five-star Banquet Hall, Long Island City in New York.

Among the 500 guests were prominent leaders like Councilmember Barry Grodenchik, Consul L. Krishnamurthy from the Indian Consulate, Councilman David Weprin, Rep Harsh Parekh, Governor Cuomo, Rep Harshad (Pakaji) Patel and Dr. Arvind Shah.

The event started with American and Indian National Anthems sung by beauty queen Manjari Parikh and this was received by the audience with full respect to the nation.

Shashikant Patel and Gopi Udeshi received a Diwali Proclamation and a citation from political leaders like Congresswoman Grace Meng, Senator Larry Comrey, Assemblyman David Weprin, Jeffrion Aubry, Cathrine Nolan, and Elizabeth Crowley, Andrew Hevesi, Barry Grodenchik and Harsh Parekh.

Messages were received from Vijay Rupani, Chief minister of Gujarat (India), Congressman Joseph Crowley and NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio. A New York musical group entertained the audience, followed by dance and dinner before leaving with a beautiful gift.

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Update: 18-November-2017

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