Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of India Independence

OFIC organized a gala event in Ottawa on the eve of the 75th year of India’s independence. The event was supported by the High Commission of India in Ottawa and Publisher Maneesh Media. About 280 persons including 42 Jewels and other dignitaries attended this sponsored event.

You may watch this on the OFIC YouTube link: https://youtu.be/dYFNj41lGWk

Highlights of the program:
- A special grand entry of the jewels to the main hall.
- Welcome and Introduction by Emcee J.D. Shefali Adhikari, Program director, OFIC.
- Welcome address by Mr. Shiv Bhasker, President OFIC.
- Address by the keynote speaker His Excellency Ajay Bisaria HCI
- Address by Keynote speaker Hon. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, Ontario
- Cultural performance by Divine Rhythm Creative arts
- Speeches by Maneesh media executives – Mr. Chand Mal Kumawat and Siddharth Kumawat
- Video presentation about 75 Jewels of India by Maneesh media
- Unveiling of the coffee table book “Jewels of India”
- Cultural performance by BollywoodDance Pro group
- Lifetime achievement award to Mr. Dipak Roy
- Recognition certificate to Mr. Shiv Bhasker by HE Ajay Bisaria
- Songs by the Upadhyay sisters
- Vote of thanks by Dr. Narinder Garg VP (Exec) OFIC
- Photo sessions of the Jewels and their families with the High Commissioner at the special photo booth in the lobby.
Gold: DTA Systems Inc. and EION wireless
Silver: HealthSign
Bronze: Phoenix Homes, MARCAN, CDL, SBI
Table: A&A Pharmachem, Balcorp Limited, Deshantari, ICCC (Ottawa), Infinity Convention Centre, Norleaf Technologies Inc, Dr. Shivendra Dwivedi, Sudhir Shukla


Saturday, April 23, 2022, 6:00PM (EST)


Brookstreet Hotel, 525 Legget Drive, Kanata

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