The lighting of the lamp during the commencement of the fest. (Supplied Photo)

The fest attended by prominent figures, glorified Literature, Literati and Entrepreneurs of Dubai and India  … reports Asian Lite News.

The lighting of the lamp during the commencement of the fest. (Supplied Photo)

Bharat Nirman Foundation from Delhi (India) went International for the 1st time to host 8th Asiad Literature Festival in Dubai (UAE) on 16 June 2018 at the Auditorium Indian Consulate.  The main aim of the fest was to glorify Literature, Literati and Entrepreneurs of India and Dubai.

It was also an ode to Gandhi and his peace movement during the 100 year celebrations of Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram and Champaran movement.

A few important sessions of the fest were Interfaith dialogue, poetry & verses and Women in Power paneled by eminent dignitaries of India and Dubai. The fest also featured the launch of the Dubai edition of Filmi Kaliyan Magazine.

Eminent socialite Kiran Chopra from Delhi and Spiritual Entrepreneur Mirza Al Sayegh from Dubai was felicitated by Gandhi Peace Honour.

Surender Singh kandhari (Interfaith), Dr Harshad Mehta (Philanthropy), Dr Anjana Singh Sengar (Poetry), Geeta Chhabra (Writing & Poetry) & Bandana Jain (Writing) was felicitated by prestigious Literary Excellence Honour.

During the fest. (Suplied Photo)

Anusuiya Singh (Yoga), Kajal Narang (Business), Sabina Shaikh (Events),  Ritu Sisodia (Events), Kulwant Singh (Tours & Travel), Manoj Kr Das (Hospitality), Deepa Mathur (Jewelry Designing), Lubna Qassim (Advocacy to Governance & Diversity), Sumit Sawhney (Entrepreneur of the Year), Tannu kewalramani (Image Consultant), Vimmi Puri(Wellness), Sunil Chopraa (Wellness), Sonia Salve (Wellness), Raja Chelani (Business), Iftikhar A Tahir (Banking & Finance), Dr Vandana Gandhi (Business), Vinesh Bhimani (Business), Dr Sanjay Paithankar (Business), Hakamali Sadruddin Masani (Business), Milind Deshmukh  (Business), Vinod Shinde, CK Naik (Business) and Girish Pant (Business) were felicitated by Entrepreneur of the Year Honour.

His Excellency Sri Vipul Consul General of India in Dubai was the Chief Guest and MOS Maharashtra Pravin Pote Patil and MP Ashwini Chopra were the Guests of Honor. Shrikant Badve, Supriya Badve, Dr Amarendra Khatua and Padmashri Dr Mohsin Wali were the Directors of the Fest. Regina Mazhar and Bindu Chettur were the Advisors to the Fest. Sanskriti Bhandari was the Chief Advisor and Ravindra C Bhandari was the Convener to the Fest.



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