Invitation: Diwali and AGM 2018

Sri Bardai Brahmin Samaj Leicester UK
Diwali Celebrations + AGM

The Samaj’s Managing committee would like to invite you to our Diwali celebration and the Annual General Meeting.

Date: Sunday, 18th November 2018

Time: 10:30am to 6:30pm

Venue: Symphony Rooms, 121 Burnmoor St, Leicester LE2 7JL ? Google Map ?
Free Car Parking Available

With respect, we would like every Samaj member to note that it is their responsibility to attend the AGM, participate in Committee work and to vote. This will ensure that best-suited candidates are elected to the Samaj’s Managing Committee.


This event is for MEMBERS ONLY and RSVP is needed by 11th November 2018 for catering purposes. Please check your email for RSVP Link.

The ticket price for this event is worth £20 per person but it is FREE of charge to our members (to enjoy the breakfast, meet and greet, please arrive at the venue no later than 11am).  

Please email to secretary with your name and how many members attending.


Programme Details:

  • 10.30am Chai & Chat Breakfast + Registration 
  • 11.00am Sri Trikamjibapu ni Aarti + Performance
  • 11.30am Annual General Meeting begins
  • 1.30pm onwards Buffet Bhojan catered by Deepak Foods/Raj Royal
  • 2.30pm onwards Entertainment, music by DJ Sat of Extreme Sounds
  • 6.30pm Vacate premises

 AGM   (There will be children’s activity available.  Please observe some silence during the meeting.)

  • Approval of Minutes of previous AGM
  • President’s Message
  • Treasurer’s Report – accounts and approval
  • Accounts YE 31 Oct 2017/18  
  • Any Other Business
  • Dissolution of Management Committee  + Photograph
  • Appointment of Chairperson for Elections
  • Election of Office Bearers and Committee Members
  • Vote of Thanks 
  • Photograph of New Committee 2018/19

Samaj’s Management Committee Election
Nominations are now invited for the following posts:

  • Samaj President
  • Samaj Hon. Secretary
  • Samaj Hon. Treasurer
  • 12 Managing Committee Member.

Members elected to the Samaj’s management committee are the trustees of the Samaj therefore their details (Name, Address and Date of Birth) will be submitted to the Charity Commission of England and Wales.

Nomination Form

A successful committee requires people with a variety of skills e.g. office administration, basic bookkeeping, verbal communication, digital technology & computer skills, planning and event management skills, ability to work as part of a team, network and leadership skills.  We are all volunteers serving our community and we need you to join our committee. 

To aid with the programme timetable, we would be grateful if nominations for these posts are received prior to the AGM. Please use the following nomination form to submit details of the nominee and the post they would like to be nominated for. To avoid potential delay, please ensure that the form has all the signature and dates completed.

Completed forms must be sent to the Hon. Secretary, to arrive no later than 11th November 2018.

By Email:

Nomination Form (AGM 2018)

All persons on the following nomination form must be eligible members of the Samaj.

The nominee would like to stand for the post of: ______
Committee Member

Full Name:__________________________________ Signature:____________Date:____________

Full Name:__________________________________ Signature:____________Date:____________

Full Name:__________________________________ Signature:____________Date:____________