Overseas Friends of BJP UK celebrated the recent historical victory of BJP in India’s Elections with all the the pomp and glory it deserved.
Over 1000 people gathered at the Harrow’s Kadwa Patidar Hall on the 31st May which was festooned with the baloons and decorations in BJPs colours and scarves.
The guests were welcomed to the tunes of reverberating Dhol and huge BJP lotus made up of fresh flowers. People were congratulating each other and celebrating in happiness even before the function started and a lot of them had travelled from far away places just to be part of the celebrations for which they had waited for almost a decade.
The show started to the tune of Vande Maatram and a welcome speech by the President of Overseas Friends of BJP Shri Laalubhai Parekh who also gave an account of his own experiences too as he was personally present in India during the Elections.
Speeches were also given by various MP’s such as Shailesh Vara of Conservative Party as well as Barry Gardiner of Labour Party who acknowledged a new dawn for India under the able leadership of Shri Narendra Modi. Lord Dollar Popat and Baroness Verma stressed on how Indians outside India as well as inside India were today hopeful and optimistic once again especially as a majority government had been elected after a huge gap in India’s Democratic History which would usher it into the next era of growth oriented economics.
HSS sanghchalak ( president) Shri Dhiraj Shah gave a rousing speech and shed light on Shri Narendra Modi’s past as a member of the RSS and how it instilled in him the good leadership qualities as well as having the vision for a stronger and more united India.
The keynote speaker was Manoj Ladwa who was a key member of the Election Campaign of BJP. He explaied how he leaded the campaigns research, analysis and messaging team in New Delhi while working closely with the top BJP leadership and spokespeople to co ordinate the national communications strategy. He spoke to the whole audience of how the campaign was rolled out nationally and how it captured the entire country’s imagination. BJP election campaign videos were also shown on giant screens to the delight of all present.
People applauded to all the speeches and they were also treated to various patriotic songs and dances whicended by a wholesome dinner . It was also widely covered by various sections of the Media.
– Overseas Friends of BJP