Remembrance Sunday Ceremony was held on November 10, 2019 at White Hall, London. This commemorates the sacrifice made by soldiers in the world wars 1 and 2. The event was attended was Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the entire Royal Family, the Prime Minister and other ministers of the government, members of the parliament, former prime ministers, 12 crown dependencies, 44 high commissioners, Military and Civilian services contingent, members of faith communities and the Bishop of London.
Mr Umesh Sharma, chairperson of the Hindu Council UK and the president of Sri Ram Mandir, Southall was invited to represent the Hindu community at the event. At an event attended by such prestigious dignitaries, it was an honour to represent the Hindu community and the values of communal harmony embodied by it. During the event, several dignitaries praised the Hindu community for their contribution to the society, and for promoting the message of peace and harmony. One of the highlights of the event was how various communities came together and commemorated those who laid down their lives for the country, irrespective of religion or ethnicity. It is important to pass on a message of unity in today’s age, and we feel honoured to have been represented by Mr Umesh Sharma.