Category Archives: Community News

News about your fellow Oshwals and their families, including birth announcements, graduations, accomplishments, weddings, newcomer introductions, and condolences.

Bangalore Samaj Grand Opening, May 3rd to 5th, 2013

Bangalore Samaj has sent an open invitation for the grand opening of the wadi on May 3rd to 5th, 2013. Bangalore Samaj has built a fabulous five story wadi near Vimalnath Halari…

Journey of the Oshwals

Slideshow produced by Seena Beed and shown at the 2012 Northeast gathering.

Texas Diwali Dinner

On Nov 3rd, 2012, over 65 Oshwals and friends gathered at a local Banquet Hall in Plano, TX to celebrate Diwali. We started the evening with Aarti and Mangal Divo,…

Kasturben Virchand Bhojraj Malde

Mrs. Kasturben Virchand Bhojraj Malde, passed away in Nakuru, Kenya on November 30th 2012. She was wife of Late Virchand Bhojraj Malde, mother of Vinodrai (Nakuru,Kenya) Ashwinbhai, Narendrabhai,and Jayendrabhai of…

Harrow’s Hero Award: Health and Wellbeing Volunteer of the Year

Kavita Shah, daughter of Priti and Nitin Shah of Nairobi, Kenya was awarded the Harrow’s Hero Award in October 2012. She is the first Kenyan Oshwal to be receive this…

Motiben Zaverchand Galaiya

Motiben passed away on Dec 18th in Bangalore. She truely had a “Samadhi Maran” she was fully aware and able to take care of herself until last moments. She was…

27th Northeast Oshwal Gathering Report and pictures

This year the Annual North-East Oshwal meet was held at the Bid’s residence in Livingston, NJ. Oshwals from all over New Jersey and also from NY, CT, MA, & NH…

Washburn Mentor Says Sister Inspired Her To Help Others

Via CBS Minnesota   MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Over the last few months, WCCO has shared plenty of stories about kids whose lives have been changed because of Washburn Center for…