Members of the small Bihari diaspora community in Silicon Valley observed the Bihar Diwas.
Organized by the Bihar Foundation of USA, celebrations include cultural activities. Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister sent a video message on the occasion.
For the past several years Bihar Foundation has been engaged in various developmental and non-profit activities in the field of health, education and rural development, said its chairman, Rajiv Sinha.
Deepak Sharma, secretary of Bihar Foundation, provided progress updates about the foundation activities including update on the on-going success of “Adopt A Village” Program and foundation’s effort in supporting Bihar during the COVID-19 pandemic by sending Oxygen concentrator, Oxymeters, and gloves to be distributed to the help people and hospitals in need.
This was followed by the foundation’s roadmap update by Jayant Kumar.
The event among others was attended by Ramakant Kumar representing Consulate of India, San Francisco, Cindy Chavez (Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors), Tara Shivakrishanan (Trustee, Santa Clara County Board of Education), Raj Chahal (Vice Mayor & Council Member, City of Santa Clara), and Ritesh Tondon (Candidate for US Congress).