Sanjay Kara, a trustee for BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha in the UK, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) by Her Majesty The Queen in the New Year’s Honours List for 2021.
The citation reads: Sanjay Kara, Trustee, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (Neasden Temple). For services to community cohesion and public and charitable service in the UK.
The British Empire Medal
The British Empire Medal (formally British Empire Medal for Meritorious Service) is a British medal awarded for meritorious civil or military service worthy of recognition by the Crown. Recipients are entitled to use the post-nominal letters “BEM”.
Congratulations to Sanjay, his family, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha and the entire Hindu community for inspiring thousands of volunteers to serve the community under the visionary blessings of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj and the current inspiration of His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj.