Ahlawat informed that they selected- star Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra and international Shooter Manu Bhaker who have won many medals for India and made the country proud.
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London/Rohtak: Haryana star Sportspersons -Neeraj Chopra and Manu Bhaker felicitated with Haryana Gaurav award by Haryana In UK Association on Haryana Day in London.
Dr Satyaveer Singhal who was felicitated by Queen Elizabeth with BEM medal was also felicitated by Haryana In UK Association.
The people from ‘Haryana In UK’ (HIUK) an association of residents of Haryana in the UK, celebrate our culture and traditions regularly.
Kuldeep Ahlawat, president of HIUK said that this year they celebrated Haryana day on 1st November from 11am-2pm virtually.
It was shown live on Haryana In UK social media platforms.
“We celebrate Haryana Day in the UK every year so that all the residents of Haryana, living in the UK can be in touch with our culture and traditions.
Every year HIUK Association felicitate Indian sportman/sportswoman from Haryana for their outstanding achievements with Haryana Gaurav Award”, Ahlawat said.
Ahlawat informed that for athlete’s selection they selected- star Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra and international Shooter Manu Bhaker who have won many medals for India and made the country proud.
Boxer Manoj Kumar and Amit Panghal were the past Haryana Gaurav awardees and both were jury members to decide this year awardees.
Many big artists from the state performed live from Haryana. He said that he was thankful to Mahabir Guddu, KD, Raju Punjabi, Annu Kadyan, Manish Mast, Masum Sharma, Bindar Danoda, Amit Dhull, Heemat Kurar, Monika Sharma and Bikka.
Function was also attended by Indian origin Mayors, MPs and Indian High Commission officials.
Notably, the Haryanavi diaspora in UK have made their presence felt by organising various programmes under the auspices of the Association ‘Haryana in UK’ which is supported by its energetic and dynamic volunteers including people across the social strata Sajjan Singh, Vivek Chaudhry, Anuraj Nandal, Manveer Dalal, Rinku Dhankhar, Ashwani Kalkal, Amit Ahlawat, Naveen Sehrawat, Sandeep Antil, Vinod Chillar,Manish Dahiya, Parveen Rani, Dr Prahlad Pharroda, Parveen Dahiya, Kuldeep Kadian, Rajender Dahiya.
HIUK also extended special thanks to Global Haryana Team- Balinder Kundu, Vikas Sheoran, Arun Malik, Vikas Nain and Sushil & Phool Singh Malik who also put their points.