A senior IPS officer from Srinagar of J&K and a senior IAS officer from Rajasthan were among those honored with the coveted Brahma Agoura Awards at a glittering function held at Thane on Sunday.
The Sixth Brahmin-Mahasameelan was organized here where the duo were among those honored.
Thane MLA Sanjay Kelkar, President of the Shree Bhagwan parshuram Sena and National Council Member of the BJP Om Prakash Sharma, and a noted MD from Thane Dr. Sushil Indoria were the guests at the function.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Kelkar underlined the need of social organizations undertaking more and more work which was useful to the society and especially not not those well to do persons.
Presiding over the more than three hour meet in which thousands of people participated Anant Vibhushit Jagadguru Shri vaidahi Vallabh Devacharya underlined the dire need for scrapping all kinds of reservations in the country then only the nation can progress he declared. He said that the development of the country was adversely affected due to the various reservations.
BL Sharma, President of the Brahma Foundation who had organized the meet along with other organizations welcomed the guests.
Among those who received the Brahma Gaourav awards were Dr. Shailendra Mishra, (IPS) Commanding Officer, Srinagar, J&K, Mr. Vipin Chandra Sharma, IAS, Commissioner, Rajasthan Foundation, Department of Industries, Dr. Harishchandra K Davle, ( renown advocate) and Purnashankar Joshi, Social worker and VP Palival samaj.
In their speech Dr. Mishra and Mr. Sharma profusely thanked the organizers for selecting them for the coveted award and said that it was the honor for the society and mankind which they had received and they would live up to expectations.
In his speech Dr. Mishra narrated his experiences in J&K in the last nine years and said that one has to visit the place to know the real situation.
He also said that he had received the award on 26/11 which has its own importance.
On his part Mr. VC Sharma said the state of Rajasthan had several opportunities for industrialists who were still untapped and called upon the people from other states to come to Rajasthan for their good.