Bharat Nirman Foundation goes International by hosting the 8th Asiad Literature Festival in Dubai-UAE. Celebrating the centenary year of Gandhi ji’s Champaran Satyagrah Movement & Sabarmati Ashram, an event took place on 16th June 2018 at Indian Consulate Auditorium.

 


At the Interfaith Panel Discussion, Geeta Chhabra moderates the dialogue with Panelists (From Left to Right) – Dr. Harshad R. Mehta, Surender Singh Kandhari, Chief Guest & India’s Consul General-Vipul, Guest of Honor-Ashwini Chopra and Dr. Sanjay Paithankar.


At the Prose & Poetry Session, Geeta Chhabra recites a poem from her coffee table book: An Indian Ode To The Emirates, dedicated – To everlasting ties between India and the UAE.
(From Left to Right) – Dr. Anjana Singh Sengar (Poet), Ravindra C. Bhandari (Convener), Tannu Kewalramani.


At the combined session of Prose & Poetry and Role of Women in Development.
(Panelist from Left to Right) – Dr. Anjana Singh Sengar, Lubna Qassim, Dr. Vandana Gandhi, Tannu Kewalramani & Geeta Chhabra.
(Standing) – Ravindra C. Bhandari-Convener of Bharat Nirman Foundation-India.


Geeta Chhabra receiving the Literary Excellence Honor 2018 for her Prose & Poetry from India’s Consul General to UAE, Vipul (Second from Left).
(From Left to Right)-Ravindra C. Bhandari, Vipul, Supriya Badve, Geeta Chhabra & Ashwini Chopra-Member of Parliament & Resident Director Punjab Kesari.


On behalf of her father H.E. Mirza Al Sayegh, Khadija Al Sayegh receives Gandhi Peace Honor from India’s Consul General to UAE-Vipul.
(From Left to Right) – Ravindra Bhandari, Vipul, Supriya Badve, Khadija and Ashwini Chopra-Member of Parliament & Resident Director Punjab Kesari.


Kiran Chopra from India receiving the Gandhi Peace Honor from Vipul, India’s Consul General to UAE.
(From Left to Right) – Ravindra Bhandari, Vipul, Kiran Chopra and Supriya Badve.