Birmingham: Diwali on the Square Celebration was held in Victoria square outside Birmingham City Council House. It Organised by the West Midlands Combined Authority & Indian Consulate Birmingham. Chief Guests were the Mayor of West Midlands Andy Street & High Commissioner of India to the UK H.E. Mrs Ruchi Ghanashyam. The occasion of Dewali was celebrated through live performances of Indian Bollywood and soul by singers of different Indian Origin.People enjoyed the traditional Indian music, singing and dancing.The event proved to be a huge success attracting in excess of 2000 people. Special attendance were Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councillor Mohammed Azeem, Dr Beverly Lindsay Vice Lord-Lieutenant West Midlands, Dr Aman Puri Consul General of India Birmingham, Councillor Chaman Lal, Dhol King Gurcharan Mall, A Famous Punjabi Folk singer , Hamid Malik Chairman Freedom of Indian Muslim Organisations Midlands UK, Gurpreet Bhatia DL FRSA Deputy Lieutenant West Midlands, Amric Singh Ubhi, Davinder Prasad BOPA, ,Pandit Ravi Bhushan, Ramesh Alexander, Deputy Mayor of Telford Councillor Rajash Mehta and many others.Report by S M IRFAN TAHIR Photojournalist National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Great Britain.
- January 30, 2018