Thursday, December 31, 2009

New year greetings to all !!!

Dear all,
May heaven bless you, your family and friends to a prosperous 2010. Wish you a very very  
Happy New year !!!




Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch wish you a prosperous New year.



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Monday, December 28, 2009

Tribute to Dulichand Tank Video

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch offered  Tribute to Sri Dulichand Tank on his eighth death anniversary on December 27, 2009. Watch Video:






Gulabi Nagar remembers Duli Chand Tank 
Current situation in Jewelry trade 

Video: Tribute Dulichand Tank


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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch remembers Duli Chand Tank, Jeweler


Observing silence to Pay homage
Mr. Dulichand Tank

 Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch remembered and pay homage to late Sri Dulichand Tank, renowned Jeweler and social worker of Jaipur on his eighth death anniversary. Sri Dulichand Tank was the eldest son of Sri Rajroop Tank, Dean of Jaipur Gem dealers.

Remembering him, Jyoti Kothari told that he was an honest and simple person. He tried to solve problems of any one and every one. He was an unforgettable person.

Banwarilal Mantri
informed that he was soul and spirit of many philanthropic organizations such as Veer Balika Vidyalaya, Blinds school etc.

Satyendra Tunkalia
also remembered him as a kind hearted and modest person. The forum paid him homage by keeping silence of two minutes.

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Current situation in Gems and Jewelry trade in Jaipur

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Rampal and Dr. Garg  Garlanding
Mr.  Tunkalia and Mr. Mantri

Mr. Satyendra Tunkalia

Mr. B L Mantri

 Current situation of Gems and Jewelry trade has been discussed in the forum meeting today in Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch on Sunday, December 27, 2009.
Mr. B. L. Mantri, Chief Speaker told that Jaipur is a traditional center of gemstones. Jewelers and gem dealers of Jaipur are renowned world wide. Jaipur has earned reputation and also earned money in this trade. However, the trade is facing tremendous problems since last one and half years.
Gems and Jewelry trade is victim of global recession and slow down. At least fifty percent of total godds manufactured in Jaipur are exported and consumed by the Americans. Hence, slow down in American economy has severely affected Gems and Jewelry trade in Jaipur.
He added that abundance of synthetic materials has also played its role to slower movements of gem stones especially semi precious.
Gopinath Pareek, Dr. Ritum Garg,  Rampal also contributed to the discussion and asked questions. Both the Chief guest and the Presiding dignitary have answered these queries.
Jyoti Kothari, proprietor Vardhaman Gems informed that Gems and Jewelry trade was very lucrative and fetched high margins in the past. Jewelers and gemstone dealers of Jaipur were highly skilled and earned hand ful of money in the past. Situation has turned now and they are facing world wide competition while buying rough gemstones overseas and selling cut and polished ones. margin of profit has too shrinked to survive.
Mr. Satyendra Tunkalia, President of the forum discussion  informed that Jaipur is shifting towards studded Jewelry from color stones. Abnormal hike in Gold and Silver price has affected studded Jewelry business severely. People face a budget constraint while buying studded Jewelry. He added that jewelers are shifting from 22 K and 18 K Jewelry to 14 K and 9 K gold in diamond studded Jewelry. Hike in silver price compels silver Jewelry manufacturers to use lower quality of silver.


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Videos of forum discussion


 Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch
, Jaipur organized forum discussion about late Nandkishore Pareek "Nagarik", a senior journalist of Jaipur on December 20, 2009. We have posted videos of the discussion in the you tube.

View videos:
Tribute to Nandkishore Pareek

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Kalanath Shastri at Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch 
 
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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Gulabi Nagar Remembers Nand Kishor Pareek "Nagrik"

Nandkishore Pareek was a renowned journalist of Jaipur. Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch remembered him in his death anniversary.
Mr. Radhey Shyam Dhoot, an industrialist and scholar told as chief speaker of today's forum discussion that Nand Kishor Pareek nicknamed as Nagrik was a true journalist. He had all the qualities required for a journalists. He told that journalism is a very old profession. Narad a mythological figure of Hindu tradition was actually a journalist according to him.

Mr. Radhey Shyam Dhoot added that late Nand Kishore Pareek was a journalist like Narad. He knew finest details about Jaipur. He wrote columns on Jaipur continually for 27 years. Perhaps it is a record.

Mr. Kuldeep Sharma, a senior journalist spoke a lot about him and told that Nagrik is his motivating force in journalism.

Two of the sons of late Nandkishore Pareek, who are also journalists remembered their father in this occasion.

Jyoti Kothari, educationist told that he found some interesting data about Desi Vilayati, a century old social dispute of Shaharwali society, Azimganj in the columns of  Nagrik. He told this a remarkable thing as Azimganj is a small town in West Bengal where he brought up.

Devarshi Kalanath Shashtri, President award winner and ex. Professor of rajasthan University told that late Nandkishore Pareek was a versatile genius. He was also a multy lingual. He started his career as English jounalist and shifted to Hindi. He used to speak Dhundhadi, local language of Jaipur very well. He was also a scholar in Sanskrit.

Pradip Chouhan extended vote of thanks.

Jaipur Jewelry show, the most important event for Jaipur gem dealers is going on presently. Next forum discussion will be held on the topic Gems and Jewelry.

Jaipur Jewelry show 2009: Maharani Gayatri Devi Photo Gallery

Jaipur Jewelry show Inauguration Photos and Images
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Jaipur Jewelry show Inauguration

Jaipur Jewelry show Inaugural Videos


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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Gujrat Bill: Chief Minister Narendra Modi announced rule for compulsory voting

Chief Minister Narendra Modi announced rule for compulsory voting for the state of Gujrat. Gujrat Bill will be applicable in the coming election of local bodies.
It is worth noting that Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch had discussed the issue of compulsory voting long back on April 19, 2009.
Three videos have also posted on the topic compulsory voting.

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch Meeting on April 19, 2009 about Compulsory voting:

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Video : Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen

Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen is going on. Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch, Jaipur  have organized discussion on the current topic. Dr. Hemlata Chatar is discussing global warming and climate change in this video.
Discussion




Green to fight Global Warming
Copenhagen Hopenhagen

Jainism and Environment
Climate change conference in Copenhagen and Indian stand

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

Climate change conference in Copenhagen: Discussion







Dr. Hemlata Chatar
Ph.D in  Environment

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch discussed today on current topic "Climate change conference in Copenhagen". Dr. Hemlata Chatar, was the Chief speaker. She is a Ph.D on environment and auditor, Environment Management System EMS 14000.

She told that Climate change and global warming are related issues and world leader are discussing the topic in Copenhagen Climate change conference.

She told that temperature of the globe is constantly increasing and 2010 will be proved as the hottest year. Glaciers have started melting in Antarctica and in the Himalayas. 15000 glaciers in the Himalayan range are at the threshold of total melt. Even great glaciers like Gangotri and Yamonotri are in danger.India will be severely affected by these.

Melting of glaciers will result in sea level rising. Coastal cities like Mumbai and Chennai will be in danger.

Global warming is mainly due to carbon emissions and green house effect. Increasing number of vehicles and factories are causing carbon emissions.These are affecting environment badly. She added that we should reduce dependence on fossil fuels and start looking into renewable sources of energy like solar energy and wind power energy. All these issues have been discussing in climate change conference, Copenhagen.

She also emphasized on planting tress and forestation which will help attracting rainfall and reduce global warming.

Jyoti Kothari told that  India has declared its stand in the climate change conference, Copenhagen. India has announced carbon emissions cut by 20 to 25 percent unilaterally and it is now turn of developed, rich and industrialized countries to declare their goals. We wish Copenhagen be Hopenhagen.

He also told that Jainism has depicted a lot about environment and global leaders can look on to that to save the earth.

Jainism and environment


Dr Garg, MD


Dr. Garg presided over the meeting. He told that developed countries do not act upon what they say. They are liable for carbon emissions but do not want to take responsibilities. They also do not even want to contribute financially to fight global warming.

Tejkaran Parashar extended vote of thanks on behalf of Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch.

Video


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Sunday, December 6, 2009

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch discussed on Liberhan Committee report


 Rampal, President and
Advocate Pradip Chouhan

Mahendra



Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch discussed on Liberhan Committee report today. Advocate Pradip Chouhan told that this comitee has been worked for 17 years. Period of the committee was extended 48 times. Instead of all these and at an expenditure of Rs. 80 million nothing fruitful is produced. 

The committee met with only 300 people in 17 long years. Nothing in this report that is not wel known. It has proven to be a dude and it seems that it is effected by political influences.


He added that the copies of the report were with the
Justice Liberhan, Chairman of the committee and the Union Home Minister only. It is surprising that it was leaked!!

He asked " Who leaked it?Justice Liberhan or the Union Home Minister?" 

Discussion was Presided over by Rampal. Dr. Garg, Mahendra, Tejkaran Parashar, Mamta Kothari, Dipak Bothra have participated in the discussion.

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch paid homage to S K Singh, Governor of Rajasthan on his sad demise on Tuesday this week.


Jyoti Kothari, Addl. convener of the Manch conducted the meeting.

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Discussion on Librehan Comitee report

 Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch, Jaipur will discuss on Librehan Comitee report at 10.30 AM, December 6, 2009. All are invited to participate in the discussion.

Location:
Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch

Scout and Guide Campus
Museum Road,
Near Ramniwas Bagh,
Jaipur
Rajasthan

Contact number: 91-141-2572047
Day: Sundays
Time: 10.30 AM to 12.30

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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Program of Mayor postponed

Program of Mayor is postponed at Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch on December 6, 2009 is postponed because of untimely death of Governor, Rajasthan.
The Mayor, Jyoti Khandelwal will not attend any such celebration during the week. She will come to Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch on some other day. The date is not fixed yet. We will inform you as soon as date will be fixed.
Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch will continue its meeting and discuss on some other topic on December 6, 2009.
You are welcome in the discussion on every Sunday, 10.30 AM at Scout Guide campus, Museum road.

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Monday, November 30, 2009

Jyoti Khandelwal, Mayor Jaipur in Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch om december 6

Jyoti Khandelwal,  newly elected Mayor of Jaipur will be the Chief speaker in the forum discussion of Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch (1393 th meeting of the Manch) on Sunday, December 6, 2009.

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch organizes forum discussions to discuss matters related to Jaipur city. The Manch also meet to discuss other important matters from time to time.  It has been meeting continuously every Sunday since last 27 years. late Dr. Ujala Arora, Sanskrit  Education Minister, Rajasthan founded this Manch on June 26, 1983 and Late Girdharilal Bhargava, MP, Jaipur was the convener of the Manch.

Forum participation is free and open. Any one and every one can join and participate in the forum discussions. You are cordially invited to join.

Jyoti Khandelwal, Mayor, Jaipur confirmed her visit in a telecon with Jyoti Kothari, Addl. convener, Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch.

Location:
Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch

Scout and Guide Campus
Museum Road,
Near Ramniwas Bagh,
Jaipur


Contact number: 91-141-2572047

Day:  All Sundays

Time: 10.30 AM to 12.30
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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Rural Education in Rajasthan



Meeting 1392, on November 29, 2009

Rampal garlanding Anil Kothari
President of Meeting
Audience seating in the Sun


Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch forum discussed the topic " Rural Education in Rajasthan"  today. Educationist Dipankar Vishwas, Chief speaker told "Situation of rural education in Rajasthan was not good at the time of independence. It was among the most illiterate states of India".

The situation has been changed in last decade. Rajasthan is no longer at the top list of uneducated states. Number of good institutions are working in cities like Jaipur and Kota and other urban areas. Rural scenario has also been changed. All these become possible with the combined efforts of Government and private entrepreneurship. Public-private partnership has worked well in several places.

Non government and voluntary organizations have played key role in eradicating illiteracy along with the state government. Many voluntury organizations worked hard in this sector.

He especially reminded the works of Ekal Vidyalaya. They are working to educate tribes of Rajasthan in the remote areas. They run approximately 1500 tribal schools in Rajasthan.

Mr. Ramraj Gujar informed about the situation of rural education in Dausa district. Mamta Kothari told that state of women education in Rajasthan is improved. Girls are now started going schools. However, large number of older rural women are still uneducated. Adult education program did not help them much. Dinesh Kasliwal, Pradip Chouhan and Meenakshi also participated in the discussion.

Anil Kothari, Jeweler, Presided over the meeting. He told that rural artisans coming to work were mostly illiterates in last decades. Most of the new artisans are literate now. This has changed the business scenario.

Earlier, Rampal Garlanded the Chief guest and president of the meeting. Jyoti Kothari, Addl. convener of Gulabinagar Vichar Manch conducted the forum discussion. Tejkaran Parashar Extended the vote of Thanks.
Sanskar Club Meet


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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Jaipur and Rajasthan Election Results

Results of Jaipur and Rajasthan Municipal Corporations are declared. The election was held on November 23, 2009.
Election was held for ward councilors in Municipalities and Corporations  and Mayors of Corporations.
All four seats of Mayor in Rajasthan are won by Congress.
See continual updation in
Jaipur Blog
Rajasthan BlogRead more:
Congress won Mayor seats of all four Corporations in Rajasthan
Jyoti Khandelwal won Jaipur Mayor seat
BJP won 46 seats and Congress 25 wards in Jaipur Corporation
Congress won and advancing all over Rajasthan
Congress is leading all over Rajasthan
Election Update Jaipur corporation
Jaipur corporation election updates
Jaipur corporation election result
13 seats for Congress in Nimka thana
Congress advanced in Sirohi and Nimbaheda
Jyoti Khandelwal leading by 27 000 votes in Jaipur

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Monday, November 23, 2009

Aware voters: Strong democracy: Discussion at Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch : Photos

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Advocate Vikesh Choudhry
Chief speaker
Aware voters: Strong democracy


Advocate Pradip Chouhan
in the 1391 th Meeting

Tej Karan Parashar

Rampal in
Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch

Aware voters: Strong democracy: Discussion at Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch

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Sunday, November 22, 2009

Aware voters: Strong democracy: Discussion at Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch

1391th meeting of Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch has been organized today on November 22, 2009 at Scout Guide Campus, Museum Road, Near Ramniwas Bagh, Jaipur.

The forum discussed a timely topic " Aware voters: Strong democracy". It is to be remembered that Jaipur will be electing its Mayor and other members of Jaipur Corporation tomorrow, November 23, 2009. Rajasthan is ready fpr its urban bodies election.

Discussing the topic, Chief speaker, advocate Vikesh Choudhry told that every voter has not only to be aware but to be active to strengthen the democracy of India. He exclaimed that we are proud citizens of Indian democracy. Most of our neigibouring countries have experienced bitter days of dictatorship and marshal laws.

Advocate Pradip Chouhan told that casting vote is the greatest donation to the democracy.
Rampal added that casting votes to desirable candidates are right uses of voting rights. If some one casts his or her favor according to cast, creed, religion or money it is abusing his or her rights.

Jyoti Kothari, additional convener of Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch added that money has started playing great role in present days' elections. It is difficult for economicaly weak candidates to fight an election. He regreted that people vote many times emotionally. However, the trend is not in India alone. Even the Americans casted their vote emotionally in the last Presidential election.


Jyoti Kothari, further added that Indian democracy is now 60 years old and voters have shown their maturity in many occasions.

Tejkaran Parashar garlanded the Chief speaker and Advocate Pradip Chouhan extended vote of thanks. Jyoti Kothari convened the discussion.

Aware voters: Strong democracy: Discussion at Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch : Photos

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Monday, October 26, 2009

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch remembered Dr. Ujala Arora

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch  organized its 1387th meeting on October 25, 2009 to remember its founder Dr. Ujala Arora. It was a Mushayra. Dr Ujala Arora was a poetess too and loved Shayri, Ghazal etc along with poems, rhyms and lyrics. There are number of her fans in poet communities.

Mirza Habbeb Baig "Paras", one of her closest companion was the chief speaker and Mr. Saidai presided over the meeting. Mr. Salam, Mr. Asar and Mr. Raza Saidai were few to name who paid her homage through Ghazals and Shayari.

Pradeep Chouhan, Tejkaran Parashar, Bajranglal Bajaj, H.S. Agrawal etc have also remembered their incidents with her. Jyoti Kothari, Addl. convener, Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch conducted meeting and also remembered some incidents while with her.

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Monday, October 12, 2009

Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch mourns for its founder Dr. Ujala Arora

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Vasumitra and Priyamitra Arora 
Mirza Habib Baig (Center)
Photograph of Dr Ujala Arora
in the back ground
 Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch has organized its 1385 meeting on sunday, October, 11, 2009  to mourn its 
 founder Dr. Ujala Arora. Vasumitra and Priyamitra both of her sons garlanded in her picture before starting the condolence meeting.

Pradip Chouhan described her life in brief. Satyanarain Sharma "Kalakar", Vaidya Ratan Pareek, Ravishankar Pandya, H.S. Sharma, Swami Hanumatdas, Rampal, Ms. Razia and many others among the audience paid homage to her.

 Tejkaran Parashar, Publicity in-charge,  Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch and a long time companion of Dr. Ujala Arora spoke about her laboriousness and popularity.


Jyoti Kothari, Addl. convener, Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch and a long time companion of Dr. Ujala Arora also remembered some of his incidents with her. He added that the Munch has lost both of their parently figures Girdharilal Bhargava, MP, Jaipur and Dr. Ujal;a Arora, former Minister, this year. He promised to run the Manch with same spirit in future.

Raja Sadai, an Urdu poet, chanted and sang some gazal and sher to comemorate  Dr. Ujala Arora.

Vasumitra Arora, son of Dr. Ujala Arora told, " This is the first time i am visiting manch alone. Every time I visited here before, accompanied with my mother". He promised to extend all supports to the Manch.

Mirza Habib Baig "Paras" presided over the condolence meeting. He also chanted a Sher to comemmorate the deceased, also a poetess.

Pradip Chouhan, Addl. convener, Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch, conducted the meeting. The forum observed silence for two minutes to pay homage to their deceased founder before coming to an end.


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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Dr. Ujala Arora: Condolence meeting

Condolence meeting (Uthawna) in the memory of Dr. Ujala Arora will be held on October 8, 2009, at 4 P.M.
Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch will organize condolence meeting on October 11, 2009 10.30 A.M. at Scout and Guide campus, Museum road, Jaipur.

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Monday, October 5, 2009

Alas! Dr. Ujala Arora is no more

 Dr. Ujala Arora 
Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch

Dr. Ujala Arora, founder of Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch, has breathed her last today. She had been suffering since last 15 days.
Her funeral will be held tomorrow morning.
Dr. Ujala Arora was a stateswoman and politician. She served Jaipur and Rajasthan with dedication. She had been member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (MLA) for five terms and adorned the chair of Sanskrit Education Minister.

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