Created: 19 November 2016
A packed Zoroastrian Centre in Rayners Lane was host to the Interfaith Week and centenary commemoration of the contribution of all Indian soldiers during the First World War. Bob was joined at the event by Lord Popat of Harrow, Air Attache of the High Commission of India Air Commander Anil Sabharwal, Warrant Officer Ashok Kumar Chauhan MBE – Headquarters Regional Command Aldershot, Warrant Officer John Rock – The Royal Logistic Corps, Air Commodore Dr Fredoon K Amroliwalla, Jack Lynes – Chair of Harrow Interfaith, Dr Harriet Crabtree – Director of Inter Faith Network for the UK, Mayoress of Harrow Councillor Rekha Shah and Gareth Thomas MP.
This event was part of GTF’s project “Remembering Indian Soldiers in WW1” and was held to broaden the engagement and understanding of WW1 sharing the heritage with the Hindu and communities such as the Zoroastrians, Jains and Buddhists. The programme was organised jointly by Golden Tours Foundation (GTF) and the Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe with sponsorship from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).