New Delhi: Bahrain based Non-Resident-Indian, the dynamic youth leader Leeladhar Baikampady has received the prestigious national level award, the ‘Rastreeya Ektaa Puraskar’ for his invaluable contributions in the fields of youth organizing and social service. He has received this coveted award from Former Governor and Union Minister Dr Bhishma Narain Singh at the glorious ‘National Unity Celebration’ held recently in Teen Murthi Bhavan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
The award presentation ceremony was the prime part of national symposium on ‘Iron Man of India – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’ organized by New Delhi based ‘All India National Unity Council’. In the beginning of the Symposia, the Council president, former Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr GVG Krishnamurthy delivered the keynote address. Later Dr GVG Krishnamurthy honoured the selective achievers including Leeladhar Baikampady with gold medals in recognition of their exemplary achievements made in multidimensional fields of social spectrum.
Subsequently, other distinguished guests Former Governor of Karnataka Dr T N Chaturvedi, Former Governor of Bihar and Tripura Dr Devanand Konwar and Former Lt Governor of Pondicherry Dr Iqbal Singh spoke on the life and achievements of Sardar Patel and praised the achievements of the unity award winners of different states of India who were present in the Symposia.
Leeladhar Baikampady, the successful youth organizer and social activist, is also the recent recipient of coveted ‘Rashtreeya Bhushan’ national award from Bangalore based ‘Bharath Rathna Sir M Vishweshwarayya Foundation’ in acknowledgement of his excellent achievements and praise worthy social activities carried out since the past 28 years of his life. Right from a very young age, he has engaged himself in organizing the youth, serving the society and humanity through his multidimensional activities in Undivided South Kanara, Bengaluru, Mumbai and also in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He has been well-recognized as a youth activist, youth organizer, social and charity activist, writer, award winning stage artiste, progressive thinker and a dynamic youth leader.
Now in Bahrain, he is the member of esteemed Social Organizations like The Indian Club, Karnataka Social Club, Maharashtra Cultural Society and he also serves as the President of Mogaveers Bahrain which is presently engaged in their year-long decennial celebrations. He is also respected as the front-runner in the formation of some of the Associations back in India and abroad.