Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

Patrons & Executives

A highly distinguished class of Patrons and Executives has propelled The Bhavan's efforts in realizing its global mission. The Bhavan's patrons for an elite group of highly eminent individuals who are dedicated to contributing to The Bhavan's mission.

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It is a credible acceptance that The Bhavan’s success over the years has to be credited to its patrons and executives. Their trust and belief in The Bhavan’s mission has proved indispensable to The Bhavan’s comprehensive efforts.

THE BHAVAN INTERNATIONAL

  • Founder: Kulpati Dr K.M. Munshi
  • President: Sri Surendralal G. Mehta
  • Vice Presidents: Sri Murali S. Deora and Justice Sri B.N. Srikisha
  • Secretary General: Sri H.N. Dastur, Director General and Executive Secretary

THE BHAVAN UK HONORARY LIFE MEMBER

  • His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles

THE BHAVAN UK FOUNDER-PATRON

Patron Maneck Dalal OBE – Founder

Maneck Dalal OBE

THE BHAVAN UK PATRONS

  • His Excellency The High Commissioner for India
  • The Mayor of Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar
  • Padma Vibhushan Dr M Balamurali Krishna
  • Lord Attenborough
  • Lord Bagri
  • Lord Dholakia
  • Lord Paul
  • Mrs. Sukanya Shankar

THE BHAVAN UK ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Mr Maneck Dalal OBE
  • Lord Bilimoria
  • Mr Gokul K. Binani
  • Mr Matthew Carrington
  • Lord Hameed CBE
  • Mr Greg Hands MP
  • Sir Gulam Noon MBE
  • Mr Balram Puri
  • Mr William C. Smith OBE, JP

THE BHAVAN UK EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Joginder P. Sanger – Chairman

Joginder P. Sanger – Chairman

Shantoo H. Ruparell MBE

Shantoo H. Ruparell MBE – Joint Chairman

The Hon. Sir Mota Singh QC – Vice Chairman

The Hon. Sir Mota Singh QC – Vice Chairman

Padma Shri Dr. John R. Marr – Vice Chairman and Hon. Gen. Sec.

Padma Shri Dr. John R. Marr – Vice Chairman and Hon. Gen. Sec.

Kishor M. Devani – Vice Chairman

Kishor M. Devani – Vice Chairman

Usha B. Bharadwaj

Usha B. Bharadwaj

Ranbir Singh Suri JP

Ranbir Singh Suri JP

Janak C. Khilnani – Vice Chairman

Janak C. Khilnani – Vice Chairman

Indra K. Sethia Hon. Treasurer

Indra K. Sethia Hon. Treasurer

Jayshree V. Rajkotia

Jayshree V. Rajkotia

Surendra A. Patel

Surendra A. Patel

Dr. Surekha Mehta

Dr. Surekha Mehta

Manubhai Ramji

Manubhai Ramji

Harish Patel

Harish Patel

Asma Suterwalla

Asma Suterwalla

Subhanu Saxena

Subhanu Saxena

Deepak Bindra

Deepak Bindra

Dr. Heather Elgood

Dr. Heather Elgood

Dr. M.N. Nandakumara – Executive Director

Dr. M.N. Nandakumara – Executive Director

John Muir - Administrative Manager

John Muir - Administrative Manager

Bihari Khamar - Accounts Manager

Bihari Khamar - Accounts Manager

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