Management Committee

Executive Committee

The Society has had a robust shared management structure for over 40 years. The management’s engagement with spiritual values has been key to the Society’s success. GHS has been tirelessly served by long-standing members who have shared their skills and generously given their time. Each year an AGM is held and new members are elected on rotation. There is a constitution which is followed by the management.

The current Executive Team is as follows:

President: Mr Dashrathbhai Nayee

Dasrathbhai joined as a volunteer with GHS from 1976. He joined the Executive in 1984 as asst Secretary and served till 1987. In 1988 he became the Secretary and stayed in position till 2007. During this time he was involved in the Management of Pujiya Morari Bapu Katha in 4 cities.During the  formation of Hindu Council of North in 1992 and he was appointed as a convenor and first secretary. He also played a key role in the redevelopment of the New Community Centre / Temple in 1997-2000. He brings business skills to the organisation and is very proficient in Gujarati Language. He is also very meticulous with legal matters. His interest is serving the community and see the development of the Hindu Community. He serves on the Hindu Council of North and had held the position of President and is currently serving as Vice President of the organisation.

Vice President: Mr Ishwer Tailor MBE JPDL

Ishwerbhai has been associated with the Gujarat Hindu Society since 1974. He served as a volunteer and was made Vice President in 1975 up to 1978. In 1978 was elected as Secretary till 1988. In 1989 was elected as the President and remained in the position till 2010 serving term of 21 years. During this time he led the redevelopment of the New Community Centre / Purpose built Temple in 1997/2000. Continued to serve on Management and was re-elected as President from 2015 for a term of 3 years till 2018. His interest is youth development, promoting the Society in the wider Community, engaging Health Professionals in better Health of community. In 2003 was awarded MBE, in 2004 became Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire was made Honorary fellow of University of Central Lancashire and has served as a Magistrate on Preston bench for 29 years

Secretary- AshitKumar Jariwala

Ashitbhai Jariwala joined the society in 2016.He took the position of Assistant Secretary and is currently holding the position of secretary.He is a young person with ability to engage with both young and old.He has interest in cricket and has a good command of Gujarati language.His family is involved in various activities in the society.

Assistant Secretary- Chandrakant Limbachia

Chandubhai has served the society as volunteer upto 1986 and was appointed as executive committee member in 1986.He has played an active role in the development of the centre.He became Assistant secretary in 1988/89 and continued to serve in the position till 2007.He was elected as secretary for a term of 3 years 2008 to 2011 followed by 2 years as Vice President from 2013 to 2015 and served as secretary from 2015 to 2018.He has played a keyrole in cultural development and has an interest in religious activities.He has a good knowledge of Gujarati Laguage and all the society’s minutes were written in Gujarati.He is a family man with grandchildren.

 Treasurer: Mr Umedbhai Parmar

Umedlal Parmar has work experience in BAE systems as design Engineer for 34 years.He retired at an age of 55 .He joined Gujarat Hindu Society in 2012. He has been involved in finance work since then.He was treasurer /Assistant Treasurer for 3 years andpresently holding the position of treasurer.He has 2 children and 1 grand child.

Assistant Treasurer- Haresh Chauhan 

Haresh Chauhan has been a member of society for 14 years.He was relected on the management on 2018 and is currently holding the post of Assistant Treasurer.He currently works for HMRC and is a family man.


Committee members and Trustees-

Front row seated (left to right): Hareshbhai Chauhan (Asst Treasurer) Umedbhai Parmar (Treasurer) Ishwerbhai Tailor (Vice President) Dashrathbhai Nayee (President) Ashitbhai Jariwala (Secretary) Chandrakant Limbachia (Asst Secretary)

Back row standing (left to right) : Mahendrabhai Marolia, Ramanbhai Valand, Amratbhai Limbachia, Mohanbhai Parmar (Holding Trustee), Manishaben Soni, Urmilaben Solanki, Maheshbhai Dabhi, Bharatbhai Maru                                                                           Absent – Prahladbhai Nayee 



GHS Staff

Abhi Bipinbhai Geeta Nayana-Dhabhi Hasmukhray-Pathak

Left to right: Centre Manager: Abhinandana Kodanda, Conference Assistant: Bipin Kotecha, Admin Officer: Geetanjali, Admin Assistant: Nayna Dabhi, Temple Priest: Hasmukhray Pathak.