Sunday, July 26, 2015

Eid Celebration with Dignitaries 2015


Anjuman-e-Badri hosted its annual public relations event at Jamali Markaz, Queens-New York. This event was attended by several local politicians to include councilmen, assemblyman, various supporters and Jamaat members. Also present was Congresswomen Grace Meng, who voiced her support for the Dawoodi Bohra community and wished everyone a Happy Eid. The Jamaat was presented with several citations applauding the Jamaat for its work in the community. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sent a letter addressed to the Jamaat and extended her greetings to members.
Shukran and WasSalaam,
Public Relations Committee
Anjuman-e-Badri, New York

Atlanta GA Masjid Ground Breaking and Columbia SC Markaz Closing

 Columbia, SC. Markaz Closing

Atlanta GA Masjid Ground Breaking 

Spartanburg SC Public Function


Ranendra "Ronen" Sen (born April 9, 1944) was India's ambassador to the United States of America from August 2004 to March 2009. His contribution landmark US India Nuclear deal is considered of immense importance 
After the Ambassador patiently mingled with the leaders, one on one, Subash Razdan, a well-known national leader, who emceed the event, welcomed all and enthused, “There is hardly any Organization in Georgia that is not represented here tonight. You cannot find a better united community in Georgia than you are seeing tonight. The last time, we had such a unified gathering was during the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.” (Wild applause!). He then recognized the Guests of Honor, Ambassador Sen, and Mrs. Kalpana Sen, who were presented with flower bouquets by Parul Parekh and Aarti Aggarwal and a shawl by Mr. Jamal Yusuf BhaiSaheb Zainuddin, President, Dawoodi Bohra Islamic Community of Metro Atlanta.

Hyderabad 2005

William J. Bratton the 42nd police commissioner of the City of New York and Shirley Clarke Franklin Mayor of Atlanta

William J. Bratton has been appointed the 42nd police commissioner of the City of New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio, the second time he has held the post.
Commissioner Bratton established an international reputation for re-engineering police departments and fighting crime in the 1990s. As Chief of the New York City Transit Police, Boston Police Commissioner, and in his first term as New York City Police Commissioner, he revitalized morale and cut crime in all three posts, achieving the largest crime declines in New York City’s history. At the NYPD in 1994 and 1995, he led the development of Compstat, the internationally acclaimed command accountability system now in use by police departments nationwide. As Los Angeles Police Chief from 2002 to 2009 and in a city known for its entrenched gang culture and youth violence, he brought crime to historically low levels, greatly improved race relations, and reached out to young people with a range of innovative police programs. He is the only person ever to lead the police agencies of the nation’s two largest cities.
A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, Commissioner Bratton began his career in 1970 as a beat cop in the Boston Police Department (BPD), where he was cited with the department’s top award for valor in 1976 for facing down a bank robber and rescuing a hostage. By 1980 he had risen to Superintendent of Police, the BPD’s highest sworn position. He went on to lead progressive change as chief or commissioner of five other police departments.
A noted author, commentator, and consultant, Commissioner Bratton holds a Bachelor’s degree from Boston State College and is a graduate of the FBI National Executive Institute. At Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, he was a Senior Executive Fellow in Criminal Justice and a member of the school’s National Executive Session on Policing. For his collaborative efforts in working with U.S. and British police forces, he was recognized by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the honorary title Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE).

Religious Leaders meet in Atlanta GA 

Mohsin invited Janab Yusuf Zainuddin, President,Dawodi Bohra Islamic Community of Metro Atlanta, who thanked the Mayor and assured her of Dawoodi Bohra Islamic community’s full support in her commendable endeavor to secure King’s Papers for Atlanta. Similar sentiments of support were also shared by banquet co-hosts Chintan Amin, Sushan Arora, Manju Kothary, Salim Jetha, Nadir Nanjee and Noor Ahmed, wife of Dr.Abdul Rehman Ahmed of the Ismaili community

Shirley Franklin
Mayor Shirley Franklin.jpg
58th Mayor of Atlanta
In office
January 7, 2002 – January 3, 2010

Shirley Clarke Franklin (born May 10, 1945) is an American politician, a member of the Democratic Party, and served as mayor of Atlanta,Georgia, from 2002 to 2010. She currently serves as a member on the board of directors for both Delta Air Lines and Mueller Water Products.
The 58th mayor of Atlanta, she was the first female to hold the post and became the first black woman to be elected mayor of any major Southern city. Franklin was Atlanta's fourth black mayor.
In 2005, TIME Magazine named Franklin one of the five best big-city American mayors.
In 2006, Shirley Franklin led the effort to have the papers of Dr. Martin Luther King given to his alma mater, Morehouse College, instead of being sold at auction: I never imagined I could contribute to the continuation of Dr. King's legacy in as a significant way. And I'm really humbled I was able to do anything to continue his legacy. I'm almost moved to tears.


Atlanta NC SC Ayaan 100th Milaad 

600 Bethpage Closing 

 Atlanta, GA  2008
Chittorgardh, Raj 2014