Over the last few weeks the Palanpur Cricket Team was engaged in playing the Banas Cup Cricket Tournament in Mumbai and recently qualified for the finals of this popular tournament. The final, against Dhanera, will take place on January 13, 2019 at Hindu Gymkhana.
Dr Ashok R Mehta, well-known cancer surgeon with a specialisation in head and neck surgery and Founder and Medical Director of the Brahmakumaris Global Hospitals, received the “Icon Of Surgery 2018” Award from the SAARC Surgical Care Society in December.
Nilesh Sheth (Nice Diamonds) has been recently elected as the President of the Indian Diamond and Colorstone Association (IDCA) while Sujan Doshi (SA Diamond Inc) has been elected as the Vice-President for the year 2019.
Annika Mehta, a six-year old first grade student at Manhattan's Chelsea Prep has made her off-Broadway debut with the highly acclaimed show 'The Jungle'. The play has received good reviews with the NY Times describing it as a "vigorously engrossing production".
On the morning of December 23 a large gathering of poets, friends and family of Smt Sarojben Narendrabhai Mehta were present at the launch of her new book "Sandhya Kale Parodhna Ujas”, an anthology of her favourite Gujarati poems, garba and ghazals written by different well-known authors. The selection reflects her extensive knowledge and appreciation of Gujarati culture and literature.
It was an auspicious occasion for the Palanpuri Jain samaj when Smt Diptiben Deepakbhai Doshi announced her decision to take Diskha, the journey of spiritual enlightenment by renouncing her family and the material world.
Shri Bhogilalbhai Chandulal Shah (age 89) passed away in Mumbai on 25 Dec 2018
Smt Ritaben Bipinbhai Parikh (age 60) passed away in Navsari on 24 Dec 2018
Shri Chandrakantbhai Jesinglalbhai Parikh (age 87) passed away in Mumbai on 20 Dec 2018
Shri Pankajbhai Dalal passed away in Houston, USA on 16 Dec 2018