Posted on : December 22, 2017, 10:45 am
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The association has contributed ~4 Lakhs Rupees towards flood relief this year to Bihar CM relief Fund and other NGOs declared Mr Ramesh Kumar during Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of Maurya Kala Parisar (MKP) while presenting annual report of the Association. AGM along with winter Camp was organized on 15th December 2017, for MKP members and their family at Villa in Kabad. Early Birds became part of raffle, to win a Gold Coin. Mr. Shailesh Mishra became the winner of the raffle. More than 120 Members/ Families participated in AGM & the camp. New Executive Committee for the next two year term was also elected.
Comparing notes from the region, sharing home and family news while having hot Samosa, Jalebi, Tea in this winter was the perfect start of the day. There were several games for Kids of age less than 5 years at the start of the program. Other kids and equally enthusiastic elders started playing games Cricket, Football, badminton and enjoyed the other facilities present in the villa. Fun games for all the participants, kept the members and families equally excited throughout the program.
Then the members moved to the main part of the program, Annual General Body Meeting. Joint Secretary Ramesh Kumar presented the details of all the events organized by the association during 2017. The year had been quite eventful and attracted larger participation from members. Few Highlights were Maurya Manch 2017, Kavi sammelan & Mushaira on the auspicious occasion of Hindi Diwas, Ethnic Food Festival, Picnic at Wafra as well as at Fintas, Meet & Greet at Rajdhani Restaurant and other get together events for members. Treasurer Vivek Sinha presented the financial account for MKP, along with details of all expenses, and earnings of 2017. Office bearers inspired members to share their experiences, and inputs of previous gatherings, to make the future get-togethers better. New members and their family introduced themselves and were welcomed to the association with cheerful applauds.
After having successful completion of tenure for existing office bearers, the Election Officer Mr. Devesh Kumar presented the result of the elections conducted for the selecting new office bearers and Executive Committee members. The following members are appointed for two year term of January 2018 to December 2019.
President: Sabir Ansari
General Secretary: Manoj Mishra
Vice President: Neeraj Ranjan
Treasurer: Sujeet Sinha
Joint Secretary: Divya Ritwik
Executive Committee Members: Abdul Hamid Nakhwa
Raj Kumar Pandey
The outgoing association members got recognized and applauded for their tireless efforts during last 2 years. 15th December happened to be marriage anniversary Abdul & Sana Nakhwa who were greeted by other members. Fun and games continued after delicious lunch. The evening ended with bidding goodbyes to each other, with hearts full of energy, minds full of enchantment and eyes full of hope of getting such fun in future events.
Soon Maurya Kala Parisar will be announcing its 5th edition of Ethnic Food Festival to be held in 2018. The event will be open for Indian Community in Kuwait to participate and exhibit home cooked traditional delicacies from the region along with innovative fusion dishes. Though, It’s not a cooking competition, the awards are given in specific categories to encourage participants. Last year 70+ dishes were displayed in the festival and stalls were also provided for audience to enjoy some of the traditional foods from the region.
Registered with Indian Embassy Kuwait, Maurya Kala Parisar (MKP) is a social and cultural association of people from Bihar and Jharkhand (India) now residing in Kuwait. MKP was founded in 1995, and in its 23 years of existence, have contributed culturally and socially to members and non-members. Philanthropic contribution and association to its social and cultural roots is what makes MKP a vibrant and dynamic association in Kuwait. Their programs are enjoyed equally by members, Indian Embassy staff and non-members.
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