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BAPS TRUSTEE GETS QUEEN’S HONOUR FOR CHARITABLE AND VOLUNTARY SERVICES

June 25, 2022 11:02 AM

Raj Sadosh

 Abohar: Vinu Bhattessa, a longstanding trustee of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha in the UK, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty the Queen in the Birthday Honours List for 2022.

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the civil service. It was established on 4 June 1917 by King George V.

Vinubhai has been serving BAPS for over 30 years and was a key figure during the construction of Neasden Temple, one of the first traditionally built Hindu temples outside of India.

Vinubhai has been serving BAPS for over 30 years and was a key figure during the construction of Neasden Temple, one of the first traditionally built Hindu temples outside of India.Further to his contributions to BAPS, Vinubhai has managed one of the largest Shakespeare Festivals in the UK, helping maintain British culture and heritage. 

Further to his contributions to BAPS, Vinubhai has managed one of the largest Shakespeare Festivals in the UK, helping maintain British culture and heritage. He has also worked closely with various charities, including The Springboard Charity that helps youth find employment and, most recently, supported the emergency appeal for India’s Covid crisis by arranging ventilators as well as supplying concierge services to the local community and supplies to key London hospitals. He is also a Founders Circle member of the British Asian Trust.

He has been inspiring volunteers to serve the society under the visionary guidance of Pramukh Swami Ji Maharaj and Mahant Swami Ji Maharaj.  

 
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