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MRC - Second Mazgaon Walk on Sunday, 21st February, 2016
The Second Mazgaon Walk is scheduled on Sunday, 21st February, 2016, at 9.00 a.m. which will cover the remaining places, namely, Mazagaon Hill, Matherpakadi, Bombay's Taj Mahal (Hasanabad, tomb of the late Aga Khan), Grave of Rati Mohammedali Jinnah and more...
Meeting Place: Rosary Church, Dockyard Road Station, Mazgaon
Meeting Time : At 9.00 a.m.
Registration fee:
For Members - Rs.100/-
For Non members - Rs.200/-
For Students - Rs.50/-
ASM members should carry their Membership card and Students should carry the Student I-card.
Registration can be done at Asiatic Society by e-mail or on the spot registration. Confirm your participation by e-mail to:
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Contact persons: Mr. Rafique Baghdadi: 9967808108
Dr. Ravinder Cheema: 9920102834
- Dr. Usha Vijailakshmi, Chairperson,Mumbai Research Centre
- Prof. Vispi Balaporia, Hon. Secretary,Asiatic Society of Mumbai

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai
ASM LitClub programme Remembering Mangesh Padgaonkar on Friday, 12th February, at 3.30 p.m.
On Friday 12th February, at 3.30 pm., the Lit Club of the Asiatic Society will pay a tribute to the iconic Marathi poet and Padma Bhushan recipient, Mangesh Padgaonkar, with a recitation of his poems and a reading from his books by Usha Mehta, Kaushal Inamdar and Neeraja.
Padgaonkar was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2013 and the Maharashtra Bhushan in 2008. He headed the second Vishwa Marathi Sahitya Sammelan held in Dubai in 2010. Padgaonkar received several awards including the Sahitya Akademi award in 1980 for his collection of poems titled "Salam." He passed away on December 30, 2015 at the age of 86 years.
Do be with us on this occasion.
- Mrs. Sanjeevani Kher, Chairperson ASM LitClub
- Prof. Meenal Kshirsagar, Convenor - ASM LitClub
- Prof. Vispi Balaporia, Hon. Secretary - ASM