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Lions Club of Dimapur & Blue Vanda celebrates Charter Nite

Dimapur February 12 (MExN): Lions Club of Dimapur & Lions Club of Dimapur Blue Vanda celebrated their Charter Nites together at Lions Club of Dimapur with District Governor Lion Amar Barooah as the Chief Guest on Saturday the February 11, 2012 in the presence of many distinguished guests & families of both the clubs’ members.
Plethora of activities were undertaken on the day by both the clubs on this official visit of the District Governor 322-D with his lady-wife Purabi Sharma. Two wheel Chairs were distributed to the needy patients at Mother Teresa Charity Home where our beloved DG also generously donated a sum of Rs.5,000/- for milk for the infants. Also, water purifier was inaugurated at the Lions Club premises. Board of Directors’ meeting was held at the Club Premises where a resolution was also passed in honor of the DG, besides the verification of the Club records by the DG who was all praises for the noble activities & fine maintenance of club records.
General meeting was held in the evening to celebrate the Charter Nite of both the clubs where Lion Ajay Sethi was the Master of Ceremony. President of Lions Club of Dimapur welcomed all the guests & members on the occasion besides felicitating the Chief Guest & Region Chairman Lion Pawan Maheshwari. Lion Praveen Jain who is the incoming President for the Year 2012-13 & the Chairman for the Charter Nite felicitated the First Lady Dr. Purabi Sharma as well as Zone Chairman Lion Kakheli Zhimomi, besides reading out the Invocation.
Lion Neeraj Kala & Lion Priyamvada Sharma read out the Secretary’s report of Liions Club of Dimapur & Blue Vanda respectively. Tokheli Kikon, Visheli Achumi, Aholi Sumi, Timokali Zhimomi were inducted in Lions Club of Blue Vanda whereas Nand Kishore Agarwal, Manoj Gupta, Vikash Maheshwari, Vicky Jhanjhri were inducted in Lions Club of Dimapur by the DG on the occasion. Lion Anjali Roychowdhury felicitated the DG besides offering vote of thanks whereas Lion Kakheli Zhimomi felicitated the First Lady on behalf of Blue Vanda. Lion Priyamvada Sharma anchored the National Anthem. Both the Clubs presented their respective resolution to the DG which highlighted his dynamic role in Lionism.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest congratulated Lions Club of Dimapur for providing yeoman’s services to the society in general. Also, he reminded one & all that Lions is the largest NGO in the world with its 14,000 branches across the world. India will be overtaking the Topper USA in the countrywise membership strength by 2020, he opined. Also, he recalled that Lions planted 7 million trees worldwide when they were called to plant 1 million by the International President of Lions Clubs International recently. He offered the District Pin to all the active Lion members.
Charter members of both the clubs were felicitated on the occasion, before cutting a cake to celebrate the occasion. A delicious dinner was hosted by the Lion members Ajay Sethi, Basu Damani, Gopal Sharma, K K Paul, Mahesh Agarwal, Nawal Kishore, Onkarmal Agarwal, Pawan Maheshwari, Praveen Jain, Ramesh Mundhra, Sandeep Ajmera, Sandeep Bakliwal, Sumeet Jain. Lions expressed their gratitude to all the guests, particulary Rotary Club of Dimapur, Peace Channel, People’s Forum for Peace, Media Houses & all the well wishers for their presence & co-operation in making the event a grand success. Chairman Lion Praveen jain & Lion Priyamvada expressed their gratitude to all the members of the respective clubs for their presence & contributions in making this event a benchmark in the Lions history.

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