The Hyderabad Chapter celebrated World MS Day at City Center Mall, Banjara Hills on 30/5/2018 with the theme “#Bringing us Closer” from 5p.m. to 7p.m. This was a Musical evening with Live singing by our MS person Ms. Hema Gulati Chandra accompanied with Ms. Rani at the keyboard and Mr. Bhaskar at the drums.
Our event began with a welcome address by Chapter Chairperson. She welcomed all the participants and spoke about the importance of World MS day and Hyderabad Chapter’s activities.
Master Gourav Mittal, rendered a beautiful Shloka in Sanskrit.
Prizes were given by Mamta Gupta to MS persons Maheshwar, Arti’s son Gourav and Rebecca who had participated in the photography exhibition held at Bengaluru. Prizes were given by Sundari Raju, Secretary Mumbai Chapter to the MS personsHema, Maheshwar, Arti, Sushma and Pavan who participated in the story/poem competition held by Mumbai Chapter. Prizes were given by Meena Gupta to the children of MSPs who have been achievers in academics and other competitions. Sai Keertana Dauhgter of Sareesh, Akshara daughter of Srikanya and Gourav son of Arti.
Hema took over the stage and started singing, mesmerising everyone with her melodious voice. She sang old and new Hindi and English songs which made some members get up and dance.
Mrs. Ramadevi, PwMS who is currently confined to a wheelchair displayed the true spirit of ‘Life with MS’ by performing a dance while sitting on a chair.
Dr. Mahesh Joshi gave all of us a big surprise by joining in at 7 p.m. He lifted everyone’s spirit with his foot tapping old Hindi songs.
The evening was full of fun and frolic. As with all good things, the event came to an end with a show of solidarity for PwMS, their family members, caregivers, guests and life members by forming a human chain.
The MSSI Hyderabad Chapter expresses their sincere gratitude to our wonderful sponsors . Mr. Sandeep Shah of Subway for providing snacks and refreshments for all the event attendees. Sanofi Enzyme for their support towards this event. Mr. Asim of City Center Mall providing the venue. Mrs. Deepthi of Darsh Events for the backdrop, and organising the stage.