Mr. Mahabal Mishra, Hon’able Member of Parliament (Lok-Sabha) was the Chief Guest and Sh. Dharam Dev Solanki was the Guest of Honor. Mr. J. R. Gupta, Chairman of the Confederation of Sr. Citizen Associations of Delhi and Dr. Harvinder Bakshi, Director – Helpage India presided over the function More than 400 other members of the Association joined for the celebrations and the Auditorium got fully packed to its capacity. Mr. Balbir Singh Yadav, President of the Association accorded warm welcome to the chief guest & other dignitaries as well as to all members of the Association. Lady members also attended the function in large numbers.
Mr. Mahabal Mishra released the Souvenir 2012 brought out by the Association on the occasion amidst a thunderous applause . He also addressed the gathering to inform of various upcoming developmental projects for Dwarka sub-city. He as well as Mr. Solanki, both assured the senior citizens of their full support and attention to their well-being. Another highlight of the function was the honor extended to two most elderly members of the Association (Ms. Cicily Kodian and Mr. P. N. Malik) by offering Shawls and bouquets.
Mr. S. P. Rastogi, Gen. Secretary of the Association conducted the function systematically and managed the stage efficiently. He also presented the Activity Report & Audit Report for the last financial year and these were adopted by the House.
A group of senior citizens (Dwarka Kala Sangam) including Col. Aneja and others recited old songs , poems & Gazals , taking the audience to the era of 1950s.
Talks on topics like Depression, Dementia, Hearing Disorders were arranged through renowned practitioners for the benefit of the Senior Citizens. Dr. Bhagat Chandra, CMD of Bhagat Chandra Hospital also graced the function.
Mr. J. R. Gupta and Dr. Harvinder Bakshi highlighted the activities of the Association in tandom with the Confederation and Helpage India. A well spread lunch was provided by the courtesy of Mr. Sanjay Agarwal, head of the Khatu Shyam Sanstha. He as well as Mr. Mukesh Singh, a young Builder & Developer from Dwarka attended the function.