NEW YORK (TIP): Indian American Business Association, New York Inc held diwali celebration at Delhi Palace in Jackson Heights, New York On Nov 09 2015.
Many respected community leaders and businessmen attended the Diwali celebration. Which include Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, Councilmember Daniel Dromm, Mr. Ved Prakash Sharma, District Leader Uma Sengupta, Dr. Vijay Chabra, Sunil Chugh, Harish Chugh, Mahendra Patel, Harshad Patel, Apan Bazar, Deepak Varma, Sunil Patel, Dr. Surinder Malhotra, Virendra Patel, Trilok Malik,Mohinder Singh Taneja, Viredra Patel & Commissioner Sharanjit Thind,
Event started with bollywood dance performances by students of Aparna Dance Academy. National Anthom sung by Kirti Shukla and Indu Gajwani. Congressman Crowly conveyed greetings on Diwali to Indian community and recognized and appreciated Indian businessman contribution to American economy and the community as well as appreciate the Contribution of Indian American Business Association NewYork Inc’s President Mr. Mohinder Verma.
Councilmember Daniel Dromm also conveyed greetings on Diwali and appreciated the community. And expressed regret that Indian community was not granted holiday in city schools by Mayor and he vouched that he would fight to get diwali holiday in schools of NY City. President Mohinder Verma Thanked Congressmember Crowley and Councilmember Daniel Dromm as well as Wish Everyone on the occassio of Diwali, Also
Mr.Mohinder Verma stated Indian American Business Association Inc. is formed with collective efforts of New York and India based businesses. The main objective of the organization is to provide a platform and disseminate information to and among businesses that are looking to grow and expand from India to the U.S. and vice-versa. Based on our experience and the data provided by the relevant authority, many businesses are interested to expand their activities in New York, USA. To advance such interests, those businesses need support, information, and a network besides other things, IABANY intends to bridge that gap.
Dilip Chauhan South East/Asian Affairs Director of Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos Presented a Citation on behalf of Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos to President Mohinder Verma for his outstanding Contribution to the community.
Many businessmen and community leaders were awarded by citations from New York Senator Jose Peralta, Assembly member David Weprin.