Gujarati Samaj Of Chicago celebrates Diwali  


The Gujarati Samaj Of Chicago’ celebrated Diwali 2022, at a gala banquet in Willow brook

GSC executives and chief guest performing Lamp Lightning ceremony. From left, Dakshesh Modi (New President of year 2023-2024), Suryakant Patel (Chairman Advisory Council), Dr.Bharat Barai (chief guest), Bhavesh Shah (current President of GSC), Dhitu Bhaghwakar (past President of GSC). Photo: Jayanti Oza

IL, Oct. 14, 2022. More then 900 members attended the event, according to attendee Jayanti Oza.

The President of GSC Bhavesh Shah and GSC Advisory Council Chairman Suryakant Patel welcomed all those present and wished them a happy Diwali and a prosperous new year. E

Close to 900 people attended the Oct. 14, 2022, Diwali celebrations of the Gujarati Samaj of Chicago. Photo: Jayanti Oza

The Chief Guest was Dr. Bharatbhai Barai and his wife Panna Barai who extended Diwali greetings and invoked the teaching of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakkam or the World is One.

The lamplighting ceremony was conducted by Bharti Desai, Urvashi Patel, and Mauli and Bhavesh Shah

‘Rang Rashiya’ group from India. Bollywood singer performing a movie song ‘ Jis Ki Bibi Lambi Ho Ush ka bhi Bada Naam Hai……..’
Photo: Jayanti Oza

The ‘RangRasiya” group from India entertained the crowd.

At the end of the program, the newly elected officials of GSC were announced for the year 2022-2023.

They include President- Dakshesh Modi, Vice President- Vatsal Shah, General Secretary- Bhavita Sheth, Joint General Secretary- Yatinkumar Patel, Treasurer- Nimesh Shah, Joint Treasurer- Amit Desai, Cultural Secretary- Chanda Shah, Joint Cultural Secretary- Payal Shah.

The Board of Directors includes Kamlesh Shah, Kamal Shah, Jayshree Thakkar, Pankaj Raval, Lahar Shah, Arvind Patel, Santosh B. Gor, Dhitu Bhagwaker.



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