Welcome To Brahman Maha Mandal

Brahman Maha Mandal is a non-profit, socio cultural organisation, entrusted to rejuvenate vigour and vitality among the Brahman Samaj, to restore traditional, religious rites and customs, lost after migration from Kashmir valley. It is one of the oldest registered organisation of Brahman biradari of Kashmiri Samaj, that was established in 1915, having head office at Ganpatyar, Srinagar. Its purpose is to protect, preserve and promote Kashmiri ethnic and socio cultural heritage, to promote and celeberate festivals and to educate on Vedic Karam Kaand.


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 27-9-2020:Very sad to know untimely demise of Sh. Raman Ji Braru S/o sh. Gash lal BRARU orginally from Bagh Jogi Lanker, Rainawari Srinagar at present in Ambala cantt, due to cardiac arrest while undergoing dialysis today at Rotary Hospital Ambala. Brahman Maha Mandal express deep sorrow at the untimely and unfortunate demise of Sh. Raman Ji Braroo. In condolence meet, prayed for eternal peace to departed SOUL and give courage to bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. विष्णु-भवनस ऑसिनस जाय ।। May God bestow peace to departed soul, ॐ दिवंगत को परमात्मा शांति दे। Om Shanti.

 25-9-2020: Sh Badhri Nath Wanchoo S/O Late Neel Kant Wanchoo and Son in law of Late renowned Acharya Pt Mukund Ram Shastri breathed his last at 2.29 PM on 23-9-2020 in Jaipur . His mortal remains were consigned to flames at Jaipur . Badri Nath Ji was a well known familiar towering personality among masses, happy go lucky , pious and noble soul. He retired as SP from J&K police who always extended helping hand to all needy during militancy period and was very active member of BMM . Shanti Patt shall be held today 25th September, 2020 between 1600 hrs to 1630 hrs at their residence A 637 , Vidhut Nagar , Ajmer Road , Jaipur on Vertual meet basis. BMM in condolence meet through whatsapp group expressed deep anguish and great loss over the demise of our dynamic ever helpful member of our community. All the members in Virtual meet prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and sufficient strength to the bereaved family members to bear this irreparable loss. Om Shanti.

 31-9-2020: The wait is finally over, my friends. The results are ready and are declared as under: Sr Vice President. Total votes polled ... 42 Sh Kishen K Ganjoo.... 36 Sh Shiben K Kalla ..... 06 Sh Kishen Kumar Ganjoo is accordingly declared elected as Sr VP. For Exe Members posts, votes received by the contestants are: 1. Sh Kaka Ji Qasba... 38 2. Sh Kamal Krishen Ganjoo. 38 3. Sh Puneet Jyotshi... 37 4. Sh Veer Ji Raina...... 33 5. Sh Avdesh U Kalla.... 12 Accordingly, Sr Nos 1,2,3 and 4 are declared elected against the four posts of EMs. RO BMM

 28-8-2020: My request is to keep the casting of vote as simple as possible. A sample is also posted here. I,. .... ...., LM No....., cast my vote as under: For SrVP 1. Sh............. For EM 1. Sh.............. 2. Sh .............. 3. Sh................ 4. Sh.................RO BMM J&K

 28-8-2020: Thank you President sahib for updating the list of members of the BMM. I know this must have been a complex exercise. Stage is now set for the final stage of the election of the remaining members of the EC. Now that we have some added members in this group, it is pertinent to repeat that voting for the election of Sr VP and four Exe Members of the EC is to be held on 31 August 2020 from 9 am to 3 pm. Voting will be done by e mode. All Life Members are eligible to vote and have a right to vote for all the posts. Members are required to send their choice of candidate/s to my personal number 9796445917 thru WApp or thru SMS from their listed mobile numbers only, indicating their name. The list of candidates in the field for the election is repeated here especially for the information of newly added members. Sr VP--- 1. Sh Kishen Kumar Ganjoo 2. Sh Shiben Krishen Kalla Executive Members---- 1. Sh Kaka Ji Qasba 2. Sh Kamal Krishen Ganjoo 3. Sh Puneet Jyotshi 4. Sh Veer ji Raina 5. Sh Avdesh Upmanue Kalla The vote should be sent simply by mentioning one of the two names for the post of SrVP, and any four names out of the five for the four posts of EMs. I am grateful to you all for your cooperation and display of extraordinary patience. Thanks RO

 27-8-2020: In order to make cent percent participation of all voters particularly those who were not on whatsapp group , all LM members were contacted individually to verify their Mobile Number with true caller ID. It was found that mobile numbers were on some other names and hence were deleted from whatsapp group but not from eligible voter list to make smooth voting process. Such persons can vote by sending text messages to the worthy RO through SMS also. In two or three cases, the mobile number of voters have changed and were insisted for inclusion of their new number and necessary changes were accordingly carried out . Similarly, in case of deceased members, the mobile number was appearing on the name of their daughter in whatsapp group and same were deleted. I invited for any objections also from worthy Life member for any further correction required so that the elections are fair and in true sense . The final list stands completed and no further changes will be now allowed as deadline given has expired. The final list is forwarded to the worthy RO for conducting election process. I wish all the best to the contestants God bless you all. President BMM J&K

 22-8-2020 : Dear friends and group members. We have reached the final stage where we have to vote for the remaining posts of the EC of BMM. Before the guidelines for this exercise are issued, you are requested to give your suggestions and views which you think are relevant in this regard. These may be posted by 8pm today. Those contestants who have not posted their introduction and agenda may do so in the group for information of the members. Members are requested to not post any criticism or approval of the same in this group. No campaigning or offer of any approval or otherwise should be done by any contestant or member in order to maintain the dignity of this group. This activity may be done through other channels. I sincerely hope that the esteemed members will understand the sanctity of the exercise and cooperate in maintaining it. Thank you. Namaskar and happy Vinayak Tchorum.RO

 22-8-2020 : Dear group members, the deadline for the withdrawal of nominations for various posts of the EC of BMM has expired. No candidate has withdrawn his nomination. Therefore it is to announce that S/Shri Ravinder Razdan and Ajit Wangnoo have been elected uncontested to the posts of Gen Secretary and Treasurer respectively. Their tenure will be for three years coterminous with that of the President. For the posts of Sr Vice President and E Members, the following candidates are in the field. a) Sr Vice President -- 1. Sh Kishen Kumar Ganjoo 2. Sh Shiben Krishen Kalla b) Executive Member-- 1. Sh Kaka Ji Qasba 2. Sh Kamal Krishen Ganjoo 3. Sh Puneet Jyotshi 4. Sh Veer Ji Raina 5. Sh Avdesh Upmanue Kalla Therefore it has become necessary to go for voting to elect the successful candidate/s for one post of Sr VP and four posts of EMs. As per schedule, voting shall be held on 31/08/2020. The procedure of casting the votes shall be elaborated in a separate post. Pl bear with me. The President is requested to issue the notification regarding the results of the election of Gen Secretary and Treasurer of the organisation. I am grateful to all the esteemed members for their cooperation in this exercise. Unitedly we will conclude this important exercise successfully to make BMM a vibrant organisation. Thanks.RO

 20-8-2020:Brahman Maha Mandal condole the sad and shocking demise of Advocate Ravinder Raina, president, ASKPC. He was a great soul and a nice human being. We pray to God to bestow peace to the departed noble soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. CA U K Handoo President BMM

 18-8-2020 : Sh Kuldeep Handoo, gets prestigious Dronacharya Award. High level committee in New Delhi finalized thirteen names for Dronacharya award. He is among 13 Coaches , who have bagged this prestigious award. , the country highest coaching honour. He is the National Chief Coach of Indian Wushu team. President BMM J&K on behalf of the members of BMM congratulated Sh Kuldeep Ji Handoo on telephone for this massive feat.

 8-3-2020: Updated authenticated list of Life Members BMM Kashmir Dated 3-8-2020 who are entitled for voting in Election process is attached herewith, please..Change , correction or discrepancy if any, found in the updated BMM list may be brought in the notice of RO and President BMM Kashmir at Jammu immediately before start of election process please. .

 7-8-2020: Dear members, the President of the BMM has been pleased to appoint me as the Returning Officer for conducting elections to the posts of Sr Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and four members of the EC of BMM. The notification is accordingly being issued for the election procedure and schedule. I request all the members to participate wholeheartedly and in a positive manner in order to take the process to a successful conclusion. Thanks.RO V K Zadoo

 07-8-2020 : Election Notification

 07-08-2020 : Nomination Form

 6-8-2020 : Respected Life Members, Namaskar, You will be pleased to know that I have assumed the charge as President BMM as the outgoing president Prof. R K Ganjoo has handed over the charge to me. A written communication has been sent to the RO Mr. Vijay Zadoo Sahib to initiate the process of elections for the remaining posts as under:- 1. Senior Vice President 2. General Secretary 3. Treasurer 4. Executive Members : Four. The Election Authority will come out with the Election notification soon. I am thankful to those Life members who have voluntarily sent me the suggestions for incorporation in the Action plan/vision document. I solicit suggestions from others also. Regards. 🕉

 3-8-2020: Respected LM/Community members Namaskar, At the outset I extend heartiest greetings to all on Raksha Bandhan and pray to Bole Baba to shower his blessings and keep you all safe and healthy. I thank everyone for their greetings. The trust reposed in me and giving me a chance to serve the BMM is immense and I have no words to express my gratitude. I shall do everything possible to come up to your expectations. I place on record the efforts put in by outgoing President Prof. R. K. Ganjoo and his team to activate the BMM and other outstanding works done during his tenure. I also place on record the wonderful job done by RO in the election process to elect the President.The election process for remaining posts of EC shall be started soon after consulting the RO. I assure you that BMM will be made more vibrant with your support and blessings The draft action plan will be prepared soon and placed before the EC, when constituted, for their consideration and ratification. I once again thank you all. President U K Handoo

 3-8-2020:Dear members. In response to the notification issued on 20 July 2020 for election of the President of BMM J&K, only one nomination was filed. This nomination form was duly filled in by Sh Upinder Krishen Handoo, LM No 19, and handed over to me personally. This nomination, which is complete and valid, has not been withdrawn by the date/time fixed for such withdrawal. Therefore, Sh U K Handoo becomes elected uncontested for the post of President BMM. The formal notification is accordingly being issued by me as RO

 3-8-2020 : Brahman Maha Mandal Report 2016-2020 - President

 30-7-2020: With profound grief and sorrow regret to inform sudden and untimely demise of Sh Autar Krishen Raina S/O Sh Mohan Lal Raina Ex Branch Manager, Elakhai Deehati Bank, Originally from Sathu Payeen, Srinagar 235/15/A, Colonel Colony , Talab Tiloo, Jammu . Shanti Path will be performed on 2nd August, 2020 (Sunday) between 4PM to 6PM .BMM in condolence message prayed for eternal peace be upon the departed soul and strength to the family members to bear this irreparable loss. om shanti.

 27-7-2020 :With profound grief and sorrow it is to inform that Sh Bansi Lal Razdan S/O Late Krishen Razdan Erstwhile R/O Shalla Kadal , Srinagar and presently R/O H NO 158, Amar Colony, Camp Road ,Talab Tiloo , Jammu attained Nirwana today. Cremation shall take place at Srinagar BMM condole the demise of Sh Bansi Lal Razdan . Prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss . Om Shanti.

 27-7-2020 :With profound grief and sorrow it is to inform that Sh Ramesh Kumar Chatoo S/O Late Prem Nath Chatoo, R/O A/P H NO 69-B , Tirath Nagar , Talab Tiloo , Jammu attained Nirwana today. Cremation shall take place at 1100 Hrs on 28-7-2020 at Shakti Ghat , Jammu. BMM condoled the demise of Sh Ramesh Kumar Chatoo .Prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss . Om Shanti.

 20-7-2020: Notification for the election for the post of President BMM has been issued . All esteemed members are requested to participate as per schedule please. RO BMM Sh Vijay Zadoo Rtd IFS

 19-7-2020:20200719-WA0079 Photo Team comprising Sh. BL Handoo, Sh. Ramesh Kaw and President handed over two FDRs in the name of siblings to Ms. Sandhu Zadoo today ( July 19,2020) on behalf of BMM and donors.

 19-7-2020: FDRs of two equal amount Rs 1,11.850 / each in names of two minor daughters of Ms. Sandhu Zadoo are ready and will be handed over..... President

 19-7-2020: Updated Life members BMM as on date.

 Forwarding letter to PMO office intimation regarding donations under PM CARE FUND

 2-7-2020 : ONATION FOR MS. SANDU ZADOO.docx 2-7-2020

 1-6-2020:APPEAL FOR DONATION Respected Biradari Members As you are aware of the grave tragedy that befell on two families of our Kashmiri community due to utter negligence in discharging the duties during cremation of late Shri Bhushan Lal Zadoo, who died of Covid 19 infection at Jammu by J&K administration. In consequence to this, the family lost two young men namely Shri Vimal Zadoo and Shri Vipin Zadoo. Mr. Vimal Zadoo has left behind his wife, Smt. Sandhu Zadoo and two young daughters with no source of income to support them. Brahman Maha Mandal (BMM) appeals to all Kashmiri brothers and sisters to help the family by contributing donation generously to financially support Smt. Sandhu Zadoo for upbringing her two daughters in the absence of her only source of income. BMM will be grateful to all community members for their financial support, which can be deposited (cash/electronic transfer/cheque) in the following savings account: BRAHMAN MAHA MANDAL J&K BANK REHARI A/C NO. 0279040100013957 IFSC jaka0rehari

 1-7-2020:DONATION FOR MS. SANDU ZADOO (21) Updated 1-7-2020.docx

 30-6-2020: Update Donations For MS SANDHU ZADOO upto 30-6-2020

 30-6-2020 : The copy of letter carrying names of the donors to PM CARES FUND is posted for the information to all. The facsimile of DD and Speed Post receipt is already shared with members....President

 29-6-2020 :Updated Donation for MS Sadhu Zadoo period ending 29-6-2020

 27-6-2020 : Up dated donation details for MS Sandu Zadoo (10) 27-6-2020

 27-6-2020 :This is for the kind information to all worthy donors that amount of Rs.53,701 has been transferred to PM CARES FUND. The office of BMM extends sincere thanks to all donors for their valuable contribution to the noble cause.......PRESIDENT

 26-6-2020 : Donation update for MS Sandhu Zadoo as on 26-6-2020 1030 PM

 25-6-2020 : Donation update for MS Sandhu Zadoo as on 25-6-2020 1030 PM The Brahman Maha Mandal updates the donation received for Ms. Sandhu Zadoo everyday on the official website. All donors are requested to visit the website and ensure that their name and donation amount is added to the list. In case of any discrepancy, the donors must immediately bring to notice of President, BMM............PRESIDENT

 24-6-2020 : Donation update for MS Sandhu Zadoo as on 24-6-2020 1030 PM

 23-6-2020 : Donation update for MS Sandhu Zadoo as on 23-6-2020 1030 PM

 22-6-2020 : Updated details of donation as on 2200 Hrs Dated 22-6-2020 for MS SANDHYA Widow and W/O Late Vimal Ji Zadoo

 22-6-2020: On line registration of Domicile Certificate

 20-6-2020:APPEAL We all are aware of the grave tragedy that befell on two families of the community recently due to the negligence in discharging the duties in accordance to the protocol by the administration. As a consequence, two young members of community lost their lives in the prime of their youth. The widow of Late Sh. Vimal Handoo, one of the two deceased, is left behind with wife Smt Sandhya and two small siblings who have nobody in family to earn two square meals for them and support rest of life. The BMM resolved to appeal all members to donate as a humble financial support to the widow, Smt Sandhya Zadoo, and her kids. The donation can be deposited ( cash/ electronic/ cheque) in the BMM account, details are given below: BRAHMAN MAHA MANDAL J & K BANK, REHARI A/C 0279040100013957 IFSC jaka0rehari All donors are requested to send their name, date of transaction and value of donation to following 9419181258 and 9419194670. .........President

 19-6-2020: With profound grief and sorrow to inform the sad demise of Sh Bushan Lal Zadoo from Manorama Vihar, Bhori , Talab Tiloo, Jammu on 17-6-2020. He had gone to Delhi in Feb, 2020 to meet his son. After returning back to Jammu, he along with whole family (wife and son) were quarantined n tested positive. He breathed his last on 17-6-2020 at GMC Jammu. Tragedy added the woes, when two nephews Sh Vipin Zadoo S/o Sh Mohan La Zadoo and Sh Vimal Zadoo s/o Sh Kanyaha Lal Zadoo 30 yrs and 43 yrs old respectively residents of Lane no 7, Gangyal , Jammu also died at Sidhra cremation ground during last rites on 18-6-2020. Sh Vaibhav Zadoo son of Covid positive victim, who also nearly collapsed, survived on reaching GMC Jammu. BMM in virtual condolence meet showed extreme concern over the tragic incident, prayed for eternal peace to departed souls and courage to bereaved family members to bear this unbearable and tragic loss. Om shanti.

 18-6-2020: With profound grief and sorrow to inform the sad demise of Sh Vijay Kumar Raina S/O Sh Brij Nath Raina and H/O Smt Urmilla Raina originally from Kharyar , Habbakadal , Srinagar presently at 2L-21 NIT Faridabad, Haryana on 17-6-2020. He was ever laughing, pious soul with great dedication towards service to humanity and help to poor. In heartbroken message by her daughter Sumita Raina, ?We are shattered by the loss of our dearest father Shri Vijay Kumar Raina. You were a great and noble soul Papa and you have really created a void in our hearts papa....We will miss you badly papa......Vaikounth Maj Assesnav jay.? Mourning from his in laws side is being performed at H NO 145, Lane no 1, Suryavanshi Nagar, Lower Roop Nagar near Baba Palace, Jammu. In the virtual condolence meet, BMM prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and courage to family members to bear this irreparable loss. Om shanti.

 10-6-2020 : Press release for emergency condolence meeting held by BMM regarding brutal killing of Dynamic and Noble Ajay Pandita Ji( Bharti)