North Indians’ Association organises Deepotsava 2017

 07 Nov 2017 - 8:53

North Indians’ Association organises Deepotsava 2017

The Peninsula

North Indians’ Association (NIA) organised Deepotsava 2017 to celebrate  festival of lights- Diwali on OCtober 26 at Al Fayrouz Ballroom- Doha Marriott Hotel.  

Sudhir Gupta, NIA President, welcomed the Chief  Guest, Indian Ambassador to Qatar, P Kumran and other guests, Hemant Diwvedi, 1st Sec ( E&C) Indian Embassy; Hassan Chougle; Milan Arun, ICC President, sponsors and NIA members were also present at the event.

Al Fayrouz Ballroom was jam packed with approximately 300 people to witness performances of  artists specially flow in from India, Jr. Akshay Kumar-Vikalp Mehta, a comedian & actor; and Pinky (Peacock) Maidasani, a versatile singer.

Vikalp made a power packed entry with his dance number from  Akshay Kumar ‘s  hit movie. He also performed a dance medley with NIA members’ children.

Various items like Microwave ovens, blenders,  luxury wrist watches were given during the raffle draw sponsored by Al Mufta.

Family games made  everyone, including new members interact with each other.

Attractive gift hampers consisting of  cosmetics were given to the participants. 

A silver coin was given to all the NIA members on the  auspicious occasion of Diwali. 

Gift hampers from Qatari-Canadian trading company were also given to  the members. Sanjay Arora VP was MC of the event.  

Sponsors were Shoprite, WIC India,  Gulf Lights, Qatari Canadian Trading company, Jet Airways, Al  Mufta, LTC Distribution, Golden Ocean, HomesRus, Marhaba Jewellery, Al Maya International, Malabar  Jewellery and PWC.  

NIA is conducting a Family Sports Day on December 1 at Mesaieed Cricket ground.  Similarly, NIA is also  planning a party on December 31, in a 5 star hotel, which will be confirmed at later stage.

Hence, those  who are interested in taking NIA membership, can write at or contact any MC  members or visit organisation’s website: