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Bob takes part in a Tour of Temples

To celebrate Diwali, Bob took part in a Tour of Temples across Harrow and North London to wish Jai Swaminarayan to all those celebrating Diwali.

Awarding Teacher of the Year

Bob had the privilege of awarding Teacher of the Year to Brother Peter from Kenya at Kenton Jain Derasar. Brother Peter was awarded out of 10,000 applicants. The Institute of Jainology awarded him $1 million for education in Kenya also.


Bob Blackman wins £500 to St Luke's Hospice

At Conservative Party Conference, Bob Blackman was invited by Homes for Later Living to play a game of Speed Chess for charity. The aim of the game was to survive by maintaining a winning position for the duration of the game.

Bob attends Diwali Mela

Bob was fortunate enough to attend a Diwali Mela at Harrow Leisure Centre. The event involved many locals helping organise this special occasion, which attracted many of the celebrities to Harrow.



Bob attends the tribute to Gena Turgel

Bob Blackman attended a tribute to Gena Turgel. Gena Turgel was one of the last Holocaust survivors and those who attended her tribute included the Holocaust Educational trust, Mizrachi UK and many politicians across the political spectrum such as Ed Balls and Sir Eric Pickles.


Work Experience Team with Bob Blackman - August 2019

As the two weeks with Bob's Harrow East work experience team drew to a close, they had the chance to visit the House of Commons for a tour of the Palace of Westminster by Bob, followed by an exciting visit to 10 Downing Street - a well-deserved treat after all of their hard work!

Bob Blackman visits the Kum Kum Temple

It's always a pleasure for Bob to visit Kum Kum Temple and to join the celebrations of the 6th Patotsav - the 6th anniversary of the consecration of this Mandir. He was there with Councillors Paul Osborn, Nitesh Hirani, John Hinkley, Ramji Chauhan, Anjana Patel, and Jean Lammiman.

Satsang Abhyuday Satra 2019

Bob was pleased to join his friends from Swaminarayan Gurukul Rajkot UK for their celebrations of Satsang Abhyuday Satra 2019. It is an excellent occasion for speakers to give discourses on topics covering spirituality in our daily lives, spreading their wisdom to the devotees present.