NEW YORK (TIP): Hindu Center, Flushing organized a wonderful musical evening, mesmerizing performance by a great artist Falguni Shah and her husband Dr. Gaurav Shah, on September 29th, 2013 at Hindu Temple auditorium in Flushing. Event was held for Construction and extension of temple for more space and activities for our community. Hindu Center started in a house in June 1966 and today has a large three level grand Temple and have bought two nearby buildings-we have a lot of activities Temple opens every day and have four priests who perform all the religious activities at temple and go outside. Langer Prasad is offered every Tuesday and Sunday, Religious leaders and scholars visit regularly and have presentation by them for religion and cultural discourses, said a spokesman of the temple. He further said that elder group meetings are held regularly, Hindi language classes are run regularly.
Classical and folk dance classes are run by professionals on regular basis as well. We have a youth group who are participating in learning our culture. We need more space for more activities for the growing needs of our community. With new construction, we will have a large dining hall and auditorium with capacity of 500 will be at ground level. Hindu Center plans to have library, meeting places and canteen to mention few. We have two million dollar project and were able to raise more than $250,000 by generous donation of our devotees The Musical evening was attended by our elected officials that included Congresswoman Grace Meng, State Assemblyman David Weprin and District Leader Uma Sengupta, who are supporting our cause and community. Hindu Center honored Dr. Ajay Lodha, Dr. Swarn Gupta, Mr.Pramod Jain and Young Community leader Mr.Sumit Sharma for their valuable contribution to Community activities. We have seven new trustees and eleven Life members on board. All the executive Committee members participated actively along with Chairman Dr Bijoy Mehta, Co-Presidents Roshan Gera and Surinder Kathuria This event was organized by Fund Raising committee Chair Dr.Ravindra Goyal-Vice President Co-Chair and Trustee Dr. Neeta Jain and committee member Dr. Swarn Gupta.