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July-September 2001 Issue

Lalla-Ded Educational and Welfare Trust

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Koshur Music

An Introduction to Spoken Kashmiri


Temple upkeep in the Valley
On the 10th of August2001, Chief Minister of J&K Dr. Farooq Abdulla announced the setting up of a three member committee to take stock of various temples in the valley and take immediate measures for their renovation and up keep. Shri. P.N.Takoo, President Durga Nag Trust will be the Vice-Chairman of the Committee and Prof. Satish Raina Advisor to C.M. on minority affairs, the Secretary.

        We were informed by Shri. Takoo on his visit to Mumbai that the Committee shall be persuing the payment of rent to owners of properties being occupied by various branches of security forces.

Smt. Susheela Dhar Charitable Trust, Mumbai,  institutes Educational Merit Awards.
Smt. Susheela Dhar Charitable Trust, Mumbai - a registered Trust floated by Shri G. L. Dhar of  E/ 51, Cozy Home, Pali Hill, Bandra, Mumbai in the memory of his deceased wife has instituted four (4) Annual Educational Merit Awards, commencing from the year 2001-2002, for the students of two designated Migrant Schools viz. Government Mixed Higher Secondary School, Roop Nagar, Muthi Camp No. 2, Jammu and Government Higher secondary School (Camp) Nagrota, Jammu.

        The beneficiaries of the awards would be the 1st & 2nd rank holders of Grade VIII and Grade X of these designated Schools for the relevant Academic year. The Award shall carry a cash prize of Rs.2500/- & Rs. 1500/-  for the holders of 1st & 2nd rank in each grade respectively. These awards shall be given under the auspices of the KPA, Mumbai on the basis of the result certification by the concerned principal of the designated school.

New Executive Committe of Kashmir Sabha - Kolkata (April 2001 to March 2002)
The new Executive Committe of the Kashmir Sabha - Kolkata for the year 2001-2002 has been elected and has started functioning from Ist April 2001. Following are the names of the office bearers:

President:  Sri Bri Mohan Misri
Vice President:  Sri Lakshmi Narayan Kaul
Secretary:  Smt. Prabha Tankha
Jt. Secretary:  Smt. Bharati Kaul
Treasurer:  Smt. Santosh Bhat
Members:  Sri Sumant Razdan
Smt. Indu Kaul
Sri Vivek kaul
Sri Ashoke Dhar
Sri Rakesh Kaul
Sri M. N. Zutshi
Sri Rattan Moza

New Guard at Kashmiri Samiti Delhi
Ultimately two deferred elections of Kashmiri Samiti, Delhi due to court ranglings, were held on the 5th of August 2001, which has seen totally a new guard at the helm of affairs of the Samiti comprising:

President: Shri Sunil Shakhdhar
Vice - President:  Shri. N. N. Zijoo
Vice - President:  Shri Rakesh Kaul
Gen. Secretary: Dr. Romesh Raina

 KPA, Mumbai sends its congratulations to the new team of office bearers of Kashmir Sabha - Kolkata and Kashmiri Samiti,  Delhi and wishes them Best of Luck in their endeavours to hold the flag of their organisations flying high.

A baby boy was born to Smt. Sudha & Shri Ajay Takoo (daughter-in-law and son of Shri Om Takoo of Gokul Concord, Kandivli) at Mumbai on 28.6.2001.

Change of address
Bakshi Namrata (LM-374)
Old add: A-42, Jayeshta, Srishti Complex, Mira Road.
New add: 64-B, Ashmant, Sector 3, Srishti Complex,
Mira Road (E) 401 104. Tel: 8100422.

Tikoo Bharat B. (LM-539)
Old add: Salasar Apartments, Nallasopara
New add: 102, Sea Breeze, Plot No. 14,
Sector 2, Charkop, Kandivli (W),
Mumbai 400 067. Tel: 8687219.

Suitable Alliance from well settled K.P boys for Kashmiri Pandit girl Aug 66 / 165 P.G.Orientals / P.G.D.C.S NIIT / Diploma in Management (IGNOU) suitably placed in South Delhi. Caste no bar. D/W please excuse. Correspond with Tekni & Biodata to 'Raina's', 5 - A, Gautam Nagar, New Delhi - 110 049.
Children's Column is a regular feature of Milchar. We invite articles for and from children for this column. Parents are requested to intimate us outstanding achievements of their children for publication. =============================

They left us

Shri Vir Ji Kaul, Brother of Smt. Basanti Kachroo (Highland Park, Mulund) passed away on 26th July 2001 at Delhi.

Shri Jagar Nath Sahib, Father of Smt. O.N.Fotedar (Basant Garden, Chembur) passed away on 16th August 2001 at Baroda.

Smt. Kamla Dhar, Mother of Dr. Natasha Chiragi (Sabargiri, Anushakti Nagar) passed away on 13th of August, 2001 at Delhi.

Smt. Prabhavati Tiku, Mother of Shri J.L.Tiku (Gulab, Carter Road, bandra) passed away on 13th September 2001.

Smt. Rani Misri, W/o Late Mohan Lal Misri & Mother of Shri Rakesh Misri (Riddhi Siddhi, Dahisar) passed away on 17th September, 2001 at Mumbai.

May their souls rest in peace.

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