Statistics of the Event


People attended the conclave


New interfaith friendships established


Schools & colleges approached


Flyers of Harmony Message distributed


Social Media reach


News published


Personalities awarded with Mumbai Hero Title


Testimonials received


NGOs supported


The Emperor Banquet, NSCI, Worli, Mumbai - 400026 (INDIA)

Date & Time

4PM - 10PM, 03 Feb 2019


Religious scholars, government representative and professionals


Free Entry, all faith welcome

Insight into the Conclave on World Interfaith Harmony Week

A platform where religious scholars of various faith, US Consulate, Army major, media & film personalites, entrepreneurs and government officials have discussed various path breaking strategies for interfaith harmony and social upliftment.

Distinguish Speakers

Spiritual heads of various faiths shared the message of
peace, harmomy and art of living with differences

Father Harry Vaz

Rector - Cathedral of Holy Names

A diocesan priest represnted, The Archbishop of Bombay, holds Doctorate in Theology from Institute Catholique in Paris.

Maulana Siddiqullah

President - Jamiate Ulama-e-Hind (WB)

An Alim from Darul Uloom Deoband, Minister of Mass Education and Library in Government of West Bengal

Dr. Rahul Bodhi

VP - World Fellowship of Buddisht Thailand

PhD in Buddhist Lit. and member of World Buddha Sangha Council, Taiwan. Founder of International Sarvodaya Maha Buddha

Ervad Yezdi Panthaki

Head Priest - Wadiaji Atashbehram

He is Hon. Sec at Iran League & Cusrow Baug Agiary Trust and Trustee of Saronda Parsi Jarthosti Anjuman

Gaini Jaspreet Singh

Head Priest - Sri Guru Singh Sabha

He heads one of the biggest and oldest Gurudwara in Mumbai city and holds Master degree in Sikhism missionary studies.

Maulana Abu Zafar Nadwi

Renowned Shariah Scholar

A master in Islamic Theology and Jurisprudence from Jamia Nadwatul Ulama, India and Al-Azhar University, Egypt.

Guest of Honours

Following guests have graced the conclave and presented their views on
Interfaith Harmony, Love God Love Neighbour and Peace Movement.

Edgard D. Kagan

A 1989 graduate cum laude of Yale University, Edgard worked for the New York City Bureau of Bridges prior to joining the State Department. He speaks French and Mandarin Chinese as well as some Hungarian and Spanish.

Sir Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala

He is the receiver of Knighthood and the Title ‘His Highness’. He is appointed as peace Ambassador for South Asia by the “International Association of Educators for World Peace”, an affiliate body of the United Nations.

Major Mohommed Ali Shah

Shah is a film actor a former soldier and son of Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah. He is a member of the board of the International Film and Entertainment Festival of Australia where he has won two awards.


Poetry session on celebrating Interfaith Harmony.
Poets belonging to (Police, Media and Business) respectable profession recited their work.

Quaisar Khalid (IPS)

Inspector General of Police

An officer of the Indian Police Service and an Urdu poet, Khalid has written two anthologies of Urdu poetry which are available in Hindi and Urdu. He is a winner of Maharashtra State Urdu Sahitya Academy Award.

Atika Farooqui

Creative Director Colors TV

She had launched 6 channels in 15 years which are India’s prestigious news channels like Star News, IBN7, E24/News24, and now Colors. She produces and hosts a popular celebrity chat show Rishtey Cineplex.

Atul Agrawal

Chairman MCHI - CREDAI

He is the Chairman and Trustee of one of the biggest real estate developer's association of Maharashtra state. Agrawal has received accolades across the country for his poetry. He has been writing for almost 35 years.

Mumbai Heroes

Some winners of prestigious award representing different faith.

Sagir Ahmad Dange

Deputy Mayor Vasi-Virar City Municipal Corporation

He is an active social worker since 1972. His NGO helps thousands of destitute, widows, students and needy people. Harmony and unity among different casts and creed is his priority.

Anjusha Chougule

Actress, Writer, Social Activist

She is a champion of woman emancipation especially self-defence and sexual harassment. She is the voice of oppressed woman across all ages and community. She has trained more than one million students through her self defence program.

Veejai Ahluwalia

Director, Sterling Pest Control

He has done pest control activities in the tsunami affected area in India on a voluntary basis. This generous act has been featured in US based Pest Control Industry magazine PCT. His efforts have encouraged the pest control industry to follow the same.

Dr. Zahir Kazi

President, Anjuman-I-Islam

He is president of one of the largest educational institutions of India. He was one of the Pioneers to start Ultrasound in the City of Mumbai and is the recipient of several awards for his contributions in medicine and education.

Dr. Saeeda Khan

Corporator, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai

She started 'Women Empowerment Scheme' wherein housewives from middle-class families and slum-dwellers have been benefited out of the micro business opportunities, ideas and training.

Sanjeeve Pendharkar

Director, Vicco Laboratories

His company through its CSR activities has donated to many NGOs working for the cancer treatment. It has donated ambulance to many hospitals. He initiated campaigns for welfare of people focusing areas of education and healthcare.

Deepali Vandana

CEO, Urja Trust

She fights for the rights and rehabilitation of young women who find themselves homeless. Around 400 beneficiaries have found shelter with her efforts thus provided them opportunities for their economic and social development.

Dr. Z. I. Hamdulay

Cardiac Surgeon, Global Hospital

His foundation provides cardiac care and treatment to thousands of patients from economically weaker section of society every year. Soon he will start a mobile cathlab which will solve the issues of accessibility and affordability of rural patients.

Participating NGOs

These are some of the leading NGOs and social organisations which has extended their support to Blossom Media
in spreading the message of interfaith harmony and peaceful co-existance

Inclusion is the path to the coexistence we need to build strong successful countries. Today, let all people, Muslim and non-Muslim, reach out to each other. In the hands of friendship, we have the power to grasp a better future for our entire world.

H.M. King Abdullah II - Champion of Religious Harmony