Dammam Aug 16: The Karnataka chapter of Indian Social Forum (ISF) organized an ‘INDEPENDENDENCE DAY PROGRAM’across the Eastern Province as part of celebrating 68th Independence Day of India. The program mainly held in Dammam, Khobar, & Jubail which was witnessed by large public gathering.
NRIs from different parts of Karnataka took part with great enthusiasm on August 15.
While delivering the message All Speakers & Chief Guests were reiterated that, while we celebrating 68 years of independence, we need to understand that freedom of the nation lies in the improvement in the living standards of the entire underprivileged and marginalized communities who have been victims of discrimination and in order to make India a great place to live.
In Dammam, Mr. Faruq M Executive member ISF Karnataka, Mangalore Association for Saudi Arabia (MASA) Executive Member Mr. Narendra Shetty, Hidaya Foundation Dammam Unit President Mr. Abbas Uchila & Mr. Anwar Shimoga Vice President ISF ad hoc state Committee were the chief guest of the event and they openioned that the expatriates should be aware of the situation of our beloved nation and should have their say in the political process as it is very relevant because maintaining a political stand is now misunderstood as good quality of a responsible citizen
Mr. Sarfudidn ISF Branch Ad hoc committee presided the program. The event was anchored by Azhar T. Welcomed by AbdurrahmanMoodbidre ISF Ad hoc Branch Committee Secretary and Mr. Sadiq Gulbarga Ad Hoc Branch Committee G. Secretary passed vote of thanks.
In Khobar, the guets stressed that the need of every Indian to take responsibility towards betterment and uplift of deprived and less fortunate people, and it is the duty of every expatriate to extend our support in all possible ways.
Journalist Mr. Fayaz N. , Mr.AhmedHussain HIT Panorama, Mr.Johan Alexander Mangalore, Mr.Raghavendra Gulbarga SLFE company , Mr.Abbas Ahmed Saudi Fransi Bank, Mr.Sherief Sultan ISF State Ad Hoc Exec. Member & Mr.M.Shareef ISF Ad hoc State Committee President were the chief guests of the event. Mr. Ateeq Mysore , ISF Khobar Branch Ad hoc committee vice president welcomed the gathering, Mr.Nasir Hussain-ISF Ad hoc Branchcommittee President converyed the vote of Thanks and Abdul Samath K coordinated the program until the end.
In Jubail, Mr.Mohammed Sherief J., Amateur Poet JaleelMukri, Social Activist Meeraj Gulbraga, ISF state exec. Member Hakeem Bangalore and ISF ad hoc branch committee President Mr. Tajudidn S were the Chief Guests of the Event. . Saleem GK welcomed the program ,vote thanks was by Hafiz Moolur & Program anchored by Mr. Ashraf Kukkaje.
All where programs began with the Unity Song “SaareJahanseAchaa..” and end up with National Anthem. Hundreds of the people participated across the Eastern Province.