Your Member of Parliament for Harrow East

Andrew Percy MP

LCNL 40th Ruby Celebrations

The Lohana Community North London (LCNL) was formed in 1976 and a day of celebrations was organised to mark the occasion of its 40th Ruby Anniversary at the Dhamecha Lohana Centre. Bob was pleased to be invited to join in and pay tribute to the executive committee and operating bodies of LCNL.

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Stanmore Temple's 3rd Anniversary

As a long time supporter of the Kum Kum Swaminarayan Temple in Stanmore, Bob celebrated its 3rd Anniversary by taking part in festivities on the final day of its three days of celebration. This involved Patotsav Vidhi Celebrations, commemorating the 3rd Anniversary of the installation of the Idols amd Mahaa Prasaad (lunch).

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HSS Sanskriti Mahashibir 2016

Bob was pleased to attend a closing ceremony to celebrate 50 years of the HSS (Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh) UK. The event was held in the presence of RSS Chief Mohan Rao Bhagwath, RSS Joint general Secretary, Dattatreya Hosable and many other dignitaries from around the world. Nearly 2400 participants (Shiksharthis) stayed in the residential camp at the Hertfiordshire County Show Ground, with around 4000 from across the UK participating in the closing ceremony. Since its inception in 1966, HSS UK ha...

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Seminar on Hindu Minorities of Bangladesh

In the light of the recent attacks on Hindu minorities in Bangladesh, Bob hosted a seminar in his role of Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group of British Hindus, in association with the BHBCUC UK & Europe in Parliament to discuss the issue. A very well attended programme the seminar saw a wide representation of lawyers, activists, community representatives and Members of Parliament including Virendra Sharma, David Burrowes and Jim Fitzpatrick in attendance. Bob also tabled an Read More →

The Heather Murgett International Food and Costume Day

The Inclusion and Innovation Department of Bentley Wood High School organised an international food and costume day in recognition of Refugee Week and Bob was happy to attend to support the initiative. Traditional food from regions across the world, including the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, were also provided and served to the community.

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NCRI 'Free Iran' Rally 2016

Bob paid a visit to Paris to attend the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) annual Free Iran rally. Thousands of Iranian ex-pats were in attendance, supporting calls for a democratically elected Government in Iran, as well as drawing attention to the human rights abuses of the current regime to press for freedom.Iran has the highest per capita execution rate in the world and is suffering from severe economic crisis under the current theocratic regime. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of ...

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Park High School Public Speaking Club

Park High School runs a Public Speaking Club, run by teacher Richard Fowler, for pupils interested in improving their confidence and oral communication and Bob was pleased to host a group in Parliament. The pupils had a chance to quiz him with a Q&A session on all subjects, including topical issues of the day and his own experiences of public speaking, and then went on a guided tour of Parliament.

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2nd International Day of Yoga

After helping to launch the 1st International Day of Yoga last year at Alexandra Palace and in Parliament, Bob participated in the celebrations this year starting with the programme hosted by the High Commission of India at Potters’ Field Park near London Bridge that saw nearly 10,000 people join in various yoga sessions held through the day. Speaking to Yoga novices and enthusiasts at the programme about the value of Yoga and Ayurveda in overall well-being of individuals, Bob joined His Exce...

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