Ubhas

UBHAS is a Social and Cultural Organization engaged in various Indo-Nigerian Social Activities started on 29th August 1999.
It was basically created to represent the North Indian States of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarranchal, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. It was to bring closer the North Indians of these states and to interact with them through their unique culture and language.
On 29th August the first ever non official meeting of UBHAS took place at Geeta Mandir, Illupeju, leaded by the founders: Sri Ravitosh Shukla and Sri Somesh Rastogi, where the basic outline of UBHAS were discussed. Finally UBHAS came into existence after the joint acceptance of 28 members present at the meeting.
An opinion was formed for the Executive Committee for the Year 1999 on 29th September 1999, and thereafter UBHAS has been conducting AGM and election for the Executive Committee Members annually.
Following persons were present in this meeting:
Ravitosh Shukla, Somesh Rastogi Mittal, Piyush Kumar Agarwal, Sita Sharan Tiwari, Devanand Pandey, Atul Kumar Agarwal, Ved Prakash Rustagi, Sudhir Chandra Rastogi, Sanjay Kamboj, Paritosh Shukla, Sunil Gupta, Satish Kumar Kwatra,Ashutosh Bhargava, Choudhary Ashar Zia, Robin Singh, Rajeev Saini, Satish Kumar Rustagi, Ravindra Nath
Saxena, Satish Kashyap, Umesh Gupta, Piyush Mishra and Suresh Mehta.

List of elected Presidents:
1999 – 2000 : Sri Satish Kashyap
2000 – 2001 : Sri Somesh Rastogi
2001 – 2002 : Sri Lt Col. Lohumi
2002 – 2003 : Sri V.K. Singh
2003 – 2004 : Sri Lt Col. Lohumi
2004 – 2005 : Sri Lt Col. Lohumi
2005 – 2006 : Sri N.K. Somani
2006 – 2007 : Sri N.K. Somani
2007 – 2008 : Sri Paritosh Shukla
Motto:
1. To uplift the use of ‘Hindi’ language as much as possible.
2. To nourish the unique North Indian Culture in Nigeria.
3. To interact/ help the Weaker Section of the Nigerian Society and exhange
Cultural Values.
4. To help the Members in unseen/emergency situations to the best possible.
Ethos: To do our utmost to support community welfare programs undertaken by
Indian and other nationalities for upliftment of the weaker & underprivileged
segment of the Nigerian society.