The 85th anniversary of Maharashtra Mandal London will take place on 2, 3 and 4th June next year ….reports Asian Lite News

London Marathi Sammelan 2017 Launch ceremony
London Marathi Sammelan 2017 Launch ceremony

London Marathi Sammelan (LMS), marking the historic 85th anniversary of Maharashtra Mandal London, was unveiled during the dinner and dance event at Maharashtra Bhavan.

Citations to people of Marathi origin Sangita Mhaiskar and Sanket Gadgil were given recognising their achievements, and Marathi scholarships for deserving students were announced. This year’s scholarship was given to Omkar Rajesh Deodhar to pursue his medical studies. The scholarship amount was pooled by Sanmati Kale, Dr Kanegaonkar, Vasant Joshi and Sharad Dandawate. Bollywood songs presented by Jayashree Iyer, Dnyanesh Kulkarni, Aalok Patwardhan and Mayura Chandekar have entertained the audiences, compered by Kaustubh Vaidya.

LMS was then ceremonially launched, which will be a celebration of culture, spirit and entrepreneurship of Marathi people in a truly diverse setting of the city of London..The celebration will be hosted on 2nd, 3rd and 4th June 2017. A formal introduction of LMS to the prime donors and Friends of Maharashtra was also held recently at the majestic National Gallery overlooking Trafalgar Square, spearheaded by the goodwill ambassador of MML Udayraj Gadnis.

The program line-up during LMS ranges from classical singing to rock band, comedy to Laavni dances and to interaction with real life heroes.  Watford Coliseum will be coming to life with these entertaining presentations, and delicious Marathi cuisine promises to tickle the taste buds of the attendees.

LMS is also proud to be hosting the first Global Marathi Entrepreneurship Summit by bringing together successful global Marathi businesses. Hosted on Friday, 2nd June at the British Houses of Parliament, the day long summit ends with an exclusive cruise on the River Thames.
Awards for “Best Global Marathi Entrepreneur of the year 2017 shall be launched soon through a nominations procedure. The details of the award will be published shortly on and on  along with the program lay-out.





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