Welcome to Shree Bavis Gam Patidar Samaj (UK)
Shree Bavis Gam Patidar Samaj (UK) (Samaj) is a social cultural organisation with its roots in India and comprising of 26 Gams (villages).
Samaj means a Society and Shree Bavis Gam Patidar Samaj (UK) (Samaj) originally comprising of just nine Gams was formed in 1902 and the current set up (less few Gams) was formed in 1930. The formation of such Samaji’s are equivalent to today’s networking groups.
Many residents left their Gams for greater opportunities for East Africa. They worked in the administration departments of Railways, Post Office, Customs and then entering the business sector. With number of member growing and the success that they achieved, funds were raised to develop infrastructure such as water tanks, schools, hospitals, sanitation systems etc. in the Gams of their origins.
Today members can be found all over the world, however large number of families can be found in the United Kingdom and the United States.
The mission is to cultivate the spirit of self-respect and ethical values among the community by maintaining higher standards of morals in our daily life. This requires social gatherings, cultural programs, educational seminars and religious practices by which following objectives be served.
- To create communication links between people of all ages and needs, to express their views and matter of concerns.
- To make the members aware that they have identity and it is worth to maintain it while merging into the United Kingdom main stream.
- To establish resources leading to better life.
Special request to all : The Samaj welcomes New and Continuing donations for successful events