GOPIO Gala

The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin New Jersey chapter is scheduled to have its 10th annual gala event June 3. The awardees are seen above. (photo provided)

The Central New Jersey chapter of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin is scheduled to host its 10th anniversary gala and awards banquet June 3.

Consul General of India in New York Sandeep Chakravorty will serve as the chief guest.

Among the other dignitaries who are scheduled to attend the gala include New Jersey Assemblyman Raj Mukherji, Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla and West Windsor Mayor Hemant Marathe. 

Many awards will be doled out at the event. Among the recipients who will be honored at the banquet include U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., the Shri Krishna Nidhi Foundation, U.S. Pharma Labs founder Ashok Luhadia, AUM Dance Creations founder and director Rina Shah, 12-year-old singing prodigy Sparsh Shah, NJ Leadership Program president and co-founder Amit Jani, entrepreneur and activist Pinakin Pathak, and media executives H.R. Shah and Dr. Sudhir Parikh.

“These awardees are role models and recognition of their achievements will motivate our new generations to contribute to our community and society at large,” GOPIO-Central New Jersey founder and president and current GOPIO International secretary-general Rajeev Mehta said.

The June 3 event will be at the EMBER Banquets in Monmouth Junction, N.J.

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