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October 2007 Archives

October 8, 2007

Dr. Kauresh Dhanwantrai Vachhrajani awarded Gold Medal by International Society for Ecological Communications

Dr. Kauresh Dhanwantrai Vachhrajani has been awarded the "Prof. E. P. Odum" Gold Medal by International Society for Ecological Communications, India for 2007.

This medal is awarded for his work on Environmental Biology and Ecology Research in Gir forest and also on aquatic ecosystems.

NAGAR congratulates Dr. Vachhrajani on this recognition and wishes his future success in his professional career.

October 18, 2007

Madhvi & Asim Mehta, of California, release their latest garba-raas album - Sayabo Maro

Madhvi & Asim Mehta, of California, have released their latest album, Sayabo Maro - a collection of garba, raas and various other folk songs including diva dance and bedla dance.

The lyrics for all 10 numbers on the album are written by Smt. Meghlata Mehta. Madhvi & Asim Mehta composed 7 out of the 10 numbers with 1 composed by veteran composer Shri Dilip Dholakia and 1 by Vikram Patil.

Madhvi-Asim Mehta and Group will be performing at the following events in the Bay Area:

  • October 6th: Jain Center of Northern California, 722 S. Main St, Milpitas, CA 95035. 8:00PM onwards
  • October 13th: India Cultural Association of the Bay Area, Hindu Temple & Community Center, 420 Persian Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089. 8:00 PM onwards
  • October 20th: Tri-Valley Indian Association, Location TBD, Check @ 8:00 PM onwards
  • October 27th: Sankara Eye Foundation, Santa Clara Convention Center, Tasman Drive @ Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA. 7:30:00 PM onwards

Madhvi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Vocal music from MS University of Baroda and Asim has trained under Shri Laxmikant Bapat of Baroda and Shri LaxmiGanesh Tiwari of Sonoma.

Madhvi and Asim have a number of albums to their credit. Their first album of Raas-Garba called Haa Re Maa was released in 1993 and was an instant success. Since then they have produced and sung in 8 other albums under their music banner KAMP Music. These include popular albums like Dilruba (Instrumental Dilruba), Passion (Geet/Ghazals), Rang Mala (Bhajans), Bhajan Amrut (Bhajans). Additionally they have produced almost half-a-dozen private bhajan albums.

Their latest album - Sayabo Maro - is available on their website or It will also be available for purchase at all of the above events.

NAGAR congratulates them on this professional milestone and wishes success in their musical and lyrical activities.

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About October 2007

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