2018 HAF Mahatma Gandhi Dharma Seva Award presentation to Deepak Ganju speaking on Kashmiri Pandits
Native of Kashmir, engineer by coaching and an entrepreneur by occupation, Deepak Ganju is the Managing Editor of the Shehjar On-line, at www.shehjar.com, a number one publication reaching over ten thousand members. This fashionable journal covers the whole spectrum of Kashmir–its politics, historical past, faith and tradition and continues to be among the many most generally learn publications on Kashmir.
One of many previous Presidents of Kashmiri Abroad Affiliation, Deepak is the founding members of Kashmir Hindu Basis Inc., Protect Our Heritage Basis & United Hindu Entrance. Being a Hindu, compelled to depart his house and fireside within the wake of terrorist onslaught from throughout the border, Deepak has undergone the traumatic expertise of being a refugee from Kashmir. His focus has all the time been to spotlight the plight of Kashmiri Hindu refugees by way of the medium of documentary films, rallies and magazines.
Deepak has been engaged together with his Floridian neighborhood and in addition with nationwide and world Kashmiri Hindus and different Indian teams and organizations. He has deliberate and arranged instructional, cultural and social occasions which have introduced a number of hundred to a couple thousand in attendance. His activism has taken him to conferences, from the Mayor of Miami to Senators and Congressmen in Washington DC to conferences with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India. He has not left a stone unturned to push the causes he believes in.
He has devoted his time, vitality and sources to many causes. He has created movies and options together with “Misplaced Paradise”, “India’ s 59-hour Infamy”, and ”Our Misplaced House” are a few of the movies produced by him to acquaint the world at massive with what the Hindus of Kashmir have gone by way of.
Deepak is married to Chandra Ganju who’s a serious contributor to social and cultural causes herself. Her e book Koshur Saal is extremely fashionable amongst younger and previous alike, who’ve a liking for conventional Kashmiri Hindu cooking.