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Southall Travel Sponsors Raas Garba for Nepal Earthquake Relief Held in London

Southall Travel extends support to Nepal Earthquake Relief by sponsoring the Raas Garba dance event, which was held on Sunday 10th May, 2015 in London. The cultural dance event was organized to raise funds for the victims of the deadly earthquake which struck the Himalayan country last month.


London, England -- (ReleaseWire) -- 05/18/2015 --Southall Travel, Britain's biggest consolidator for flights and holiday deals to Asia, sponsored Raas Garba, a cultural dance event held on Sunday, 10th May, 2015, to raise funds for the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal late last month. The venue for the event was Oasis Banqueting Hall in London.

All the proceeds from the dance show will go to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) in aid of the Nepal Earthquake Relief.

Sponsored by Southall Travel, Raas Garba was presented by Sonia Raichura and featured noteworthy performances by the Sangeet Sarita Group UK, a cultural group in the country well known for music genres like Bhajans, Mehfils and Garbas.

According to the reports, nearly 8,000 people have died and thousands more have been rendered homeless by the devastating earthquake that hit the Himalayan country on 25th April, 2015. Plenty of tourist places, including UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley have been destroyed by the quake.

"We share the grief and the loss of thousands of Nepalese people. We pray to god to rest the departed souls in peace and give strength to their families to deal with the tragedy," Mr. Jaymin Borkhatria, Southall Travel's Director of Sales, said.

Mr. Borkhatria, who had expressed hope for Raas Garba to be greeted by an enthusiastic response from the people, further said, "People, businesses, agencies and government organisations from across the world have come together to support Nepal in this hour of need. We are proud to be a part of such a noble cause and hope that this event will gather significant funds for Nepal and will encourage others to actively participate in the cause".

Southall Travel is the most preferred name in the UK for travel to Asia and has frequently associated itself with events related to Asia. Recently, Southall Travel also sponsored the 5th Asian Awards held in London, where the company's MD, Kuljinder Bahia, presented the Outstanding Contribution to Cinema award to Shahrukh Khan, one of Bollywood's biggest superstars.

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