History of RAJKOV

राजस्थानी कुटुम्ब का इतिहास

Rajasthani Kutumb of Victoria was formed in 2001 in Melbourne by 7 Rajasthani families. The main focus was to celebrate Rajasthani Festivals, Teej and Gangaur specifically, in Australia in traditional Rajasthani manner.

The Kutumb was incorporated in 2003. All six paid life members at that time became the founder members of the organisation. They were: Jawale, Goyal, Manihar, Panwar, Sharma and Soni families.

Current office bearers:

Mr. Nitesh Vyas President
Mr. Ankur Gupta Secretary
Mr. Neeraj Shukla Treasurer
Dr. Rashmi Rathi Committee Member
Mrs. Shikha Bhatnagar Committee Member

In past, following office bearers were elected unanimously in the first AGM held in October 2003:

Ghanshyam Soni President
Brij Panwar Secretary
Mahendra Goyal Treasurer
Rajesh Manihar Comittee Member
Reshma Jawale Comittee Member

 


The second AGM was held after the incorporation in April 2005. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Ghanshyam Soni President
Brij Panwar Vice President
Rajesh Manihar Secretary
Mahendra Goyal Treasurer
Meena Mathur Committee Member
Vishal Mehta Committee Member

 


The third AGM was held in April 2006. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Brij Panwar President
Mahendra Goyal Vice President
Vishal Mehta Secretary
Khem Joshi Treasurer
Rajesh Manihar Committee Member
Mitesh Rathi Committee Member

 


The AGM for year 2007 was held on April 22 at the Ashburton Library Hall. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Mahendra Goyal President
Rajesh manihar Vice President
Rakesh Saraf Secretary
Prabhat Mehta Treasurer
Rajiv Chowdhary Committee Member
Poonam Mehra Committee Member

 


The AGM for year 2008 was held on May 11 at the Ashburton Library Hall. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Vishal Mehta President
Rajiv Chaudhary Vice President
Rajiv Baheti Secretary
Sachin Rathi Treasurer

The following two comembers were elected with show of hands: Seema Agarwal and  Gopal Taori. However both committee members resigned soon after due to personal reasons and the following new members were elected by the committee:

Sonal Agrawal Committee Member
Rahul Kedia Committee Member

 


The AGM for year 2009 was held on May 3 at Tandoori Junction, Glen Waverley. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Rakesh Saraf President
Dilip Banthia Vice President
Sury Prakash Soni Secretary
Vinod Somani Treasurer
Ruchi Choudhari Committee Member
Anant Jain Committee Member

 


The AGM for year 2010 was held on May 9 at Kew Library, Kew. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Rajiv Chaudhary President
Naresh Tated Vice President
Nitin Mehta Secretary
Vikram Jain Treasurer
Amit Jain Committee Member
Ayesha Tiwary Committee Member

 


The AGM for year 2011 was held on May 7 at Indian Consulate, St Kilda Road, Melbourne. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Prabhat Mehta President
Kirti Soni Vice President
Chandra Ojha Secretary
Ujjawal Gandhi Treasurer
Nitin Mantri Committee Member
Komal Sanghani Committee Member

 


The AGM for year 2012 was held on May 20 at Chisholme Institute of Tafe, Dandenong. The office bearers were elected unanimously. Komal Sanghani was elected committee member however she resigend soon due to personal circumstances. The list of committee thereafter is as follows:

Dilip Banthia President
Vinod Somani Vice President
Ravi Sharma Secretary
Anju Sachdeva Treasurer
Udit Choudhari Committee Member
Mahi Goyal Committee Member

 


The AGM for year 2013 was held on 4th May 2013. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Sandeep Agrawal President
Vikram Gajraj Jain Vice President
Vikram N Jain Secretary
Anish Shah Treasurer
Varun Lohia Committee Member
Shefali Thakker Committee Member

 


The AGM for year 2014 was held on 11th May 2014. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Sury Prakash Soni President
Irina Kawar Vice President
Sudhir Kumar Varshney Treasurer
Nitesh Vyas Secretary
Gaurav Agarwal Treasurer
Preeti Kansal Committee Member
Monika Kawar Committee Member

 


The AGM for year 2015 was held on 11th June 2015. The following office bearers were elected unanimously:

Anuj Gupta President
Sanjay Khathuria Vice President
Ruchi Sharma Secretary
Saloni Kawar Treasurer
Priti Kansal Committee Member
Ashish Sharma Committee Member