On Thursday the 18th of December, 2014 members of the East African Asian Senior Citizen Association got together in the Dominion Centre & Library, Southall and celebrated Christmas by inviting his Worship the Mayor of Ealing, Mr. Tej Ram Bagha and the local Councillor Mr. Kamaljit Singh Dhinsa .
The Chairman of the Association Mr. Desraj Singh Dahele welcomed the distinguished guests and thanked them for attending the Christmas Party at a short notice. Thereafter the General Secretary, Mr A.S.Mahajan explained the significance and its functions which starts with decorating the houses , putting up the Christmas Tree, sending the Christmas Cards to friends and loved ones, invite friends and loved ones to dinner and in the end exchange gifts. So much so that Christmas parties are thrown in all walk of life be it a Prison, Hospital, Factory, Airline or houses and it has some sort of resemblance with the Diwali function. Then he touched on the short history of the Association which came in to being on the 16th November, 1979 and recently on the same day i.e. on the 16th of November, this year its 35th Anniversary was celebrated by cutting the Cake etc. To sum up the event a VOTE of thanks was given by the Treasures of the Association Mr. Daljit Singh Grewal.
His Worship the Mayor of Ealing also honoured us by presenting the Merit Certificates to seven of our past/Ex. Chairpersons namely M/s Gurdev Singh Kooner, Sarabjit Singh Ahluwalia,A.S.Mahajan(For two terms) Prem Nath Dheri, Kuldip Singh Rahi,Jagdev Singh Panesar and Satwant Singh Bhamra in recognising their devotion and exemplary service given to the Association