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Gujarat Cultural Association celebrates Diwali
Gujarat Cultural Association celebrates Diwali

BY A STAFF WRITER

CHICAGO, IL – The Gujarat Cultural Association (GCA) hosted Diwali celebrations, accompanied by an electrifying sold-out music concert--the essence of Maestro S. D. Berman, on October 28 at Meadows Club, 2950 W Golf Rd , Rolling Meadows, IL.

The program was attended by Cook county board of commissioner Toni Preckwinkle and Board of review commissioner Dan Patlak , Lt Governor Evelyn Sanghinetti, O. P. Meena from Consulate General of India’s Office, Iftekhar Shareef, Bhavesh Patel, Anuja Gupta, Dr. Ann Lata Kaliyal, Kalpesh Joshi and prominent community leaders like Dr Bharat Barai and Hetal Patel as well as Dina Modi.

Chief guest Sunil Shah, the founding president of the Schaumburg FIA, entertained the audience with his witty speech. Prickwinkle also thanked GCA chief Kanti Patel and congratulated leadership and entrepreneurship of the community of diaspora from Gujarat.

Mr. O. P. Meena, representing Consul General of India in Chicago, congratulated GCA for organizing this GALA and wished everyone happy Diwali.

Four extraordinary individuals were honored with lifetime achievement awards--Pratap Gohil of Sumit Construction, Chandresh Brahambhatt for his outstanding achievements as a hotelier and Bharat Patel for being an outstanding entrepreneur.

The music extravaganza continued well past midnight.

Sponsors: Dr Bharat and Panna Barai, Dr. Nita Patel (dentist), Patel Brothers, Air India, Verandah, Motel 6, Sajmil Builder, Transitions Home Healthcare, Law office of Wolin and Rosen etc.

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Update: 18-November-2017

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