Diwali Celebration by Gandhi Samaj of Chicago
CHICAGO,IL— This year, the Gandhi Samaj of Chicago celebrated their 34th annual Diwali festival celebration at Ashton Place in Willow brook on November 18, 2018. More than 600 people attended along with their families, relatives and friends. Several Executive boards and past president of Gandhi Samaj also attended the Diwali celebration.
This members only program was hosted and led by president Gandhi Samaj of Chicago and well known community leader and social worker in Chicagoland Mr. Hitesh Gandhi.
In the opening remarks, president of Gandhi Samaj Chicago, Mr. Hitesh Gandhi welcomed the sponsors, guests, choreographers, supporters, participants and volunteers.
The program began with the traditional lighting ceremony and a recital prayer followed by the American & Indian National Anthems. The master of ceremonies was Tejal Gandhi and Tushar Modi.
At the event, several community achievers received awards.Chief guest Sunil shah was honored by Community Service Award, guest of honor Mr.Anil Loomba was honored by Businessman of the year award. Mr.Amit Jhingran event chair was honored by community service award , Mr Syed Hussaini received community service award, mr. Ashwin Bodalia received Presiden’s award.
This event would not have been possible without the contributions from Sunil Shah, Dinesh Gandhi, Tushar Modi, Dharmesh Gandhi, Jay Gandhi, Tejal Gandhi, Kalpana Gandhi, Dimple Gandhi, Pravin Gandhi, Annie Gandhi, Radhika Gandhi, Krina Gandhi, and others.
Dimple Gandhi, wife of President Hitesh Gandhi gave a vote of thanks to all of the sponsors, supporters, and volunteers for their help to make this event a huge success.