A Legal Seminar Family Disputes on Succession of Properties & Will was organized by the District Team led by Chief Group Avenue Head Rtn.Virendra Widge and Avenue Chair Rtn.Ashok Shetty (Convener) at Rotary Service Centre, Juhu on Saturday, 5th January, 2019. Rotary Club of Bombay West were the Lead Host Club of this district event.
Keynote Guest Speakers CA Akshay Shah and Adv Vipul Shah – both considered to the expert on the subject with warehouse of practical knowledge – made brilliant presentations to the 100+ participants, mainly from the neighborhood community and members of various Rotary Clubs from District 3141. The lucid and well-structured talk on a very complicated though important subject which impacts every individual in the society was suitably appreciated by the audience. This was followed by a very active Q&A Session where several queries were posed by the participants to the experts on the dais.
The Q&A Session was moderated by Adv Rtn.Hiralal Suthar, member of Rotary Club of Bombay West, who also summarized the learnings and gave his closing remarks. Handouts on key provisions related to a Will, Useful tips on preparation of a Will and highlights of Hindu Succession Act, 1956 were distributed to the participants as takeaways.
Rtn.Ashok Shetty thanked both the Guest Speakers for sharing their knowledge with the audience and hoped that the free advice rendered by them would be followed and derive benefits from it. He also thanked the 8 (eight) co-host Clubs viz. Rotary Club of Bombay, Bombay Airport, Bandra, Bandra BKC, Mumbai Juhu, Greencity, Parleshwar & Iconic for supporting the event. Certificates of Appreciation were handed over to the representatives from these co-host Clubs by Rtn.Virendra Widge.
Earlier, Rtn.Anand Gupta, President – Rotary Club of Bombay West welcomed the gathering. PP Rtn.Aslam Merchant for Bombay West proposed a formal vote of thanks.
The awesome feedback received from the participants post the Seminar was indeed encouraging.
- Report by Rtn.Aslam Merchant, RC of Bombay West