World Vegan Vision and Indian Consulate hold Gandhi Jayanti

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More than 160 people, including some high-profile community leaders attended the Gandhi Jayanti celebrations hosted by World Vegan Vision jointly with the Indian Consulate Oct. 1, 2021, at My Home Adult Day Care Center in Maywood, N.J. Several attendees were recognized for their contributions to the community. Photos: courtesy World Vegan Vision.

World Vegan Vision, a non-profit advocacy organization, and the Consulate General of India, New York, held an event Oct. 1, 2021, celebrating Gandhi Jayanti and the languages of India.

The event was held at  My Home Adult Day Care center in Maywood, NJ.

More than 160 people joined the celebration, according to a press release from World Vegan Vision. The event was planned and coordinated by WVV’s  public relations manager Nitin Vyas and Vinod Shah, a senior executive in the organization.

Several attendees were recognized for their contributions to the community at the Gandhi Jayanti celebrations hosted by World Vegan Vision jointly with the Indian Consulate Oct. 1, 2021, at My Home Adult Day Care Center in Maywood, N.J. Photos: courtesy World Vegan Vision.

Among the high-profile attendees at the event were, Cultural Consul at the Indian Consulate, Vipul Dev who represented the consulate of India; H.K. Shah and Malti Shah, founders of World Vegan Vision; Padma Shri Dr. Sudhir Parikh, chairman of Parikh Worldwide Media and ITV Gold, and Dr. Sudha Parikh, and community leaders including Dr. Mukund Thacker.

Awards were given to several community members for their contributions at the Gandhi Jayanti celebrations hosted by World Vegan Vision oct. 1, 2021, along with the Indian Consulate in New York. Photo: World Vegan Vision

The venue for the event was made available by Pradip Kabaria who owns the adult day care center.

Dr. Shrenik Shah, president of World Vegan Vision, New Jersey, spoke about Mahatma Gandhi and his influence in leading a healthy lifestyle with a vegan diet.

Several attendees were recognized for their contributions to the community at the Gandhi Jayanti celebrations hosted by World Vegan Vision jointly with the Indian Consulate Oct. 1, 2021, at My Home Adult Day Care Center in Maywood, N.J. Photo World Vegan Vision

Many other talented speakers also spoke in Gujarati, Hindi and English highlighting the life of Mahatma Gandhi.

The sponsors and donors of this program Kenny Desai, Dr. Thacker and Nimish Patel, were honored by the Cultural Consul and presented with recognition plaques for their support and donation.  The support from Indo American Seniors Association of Jersey City was also recognized.

A vegan dinner and guests were entertained by live singers.

 

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