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Amarjeet Singh Bhamra
IVU International Council 1979-82

25th World Vegetarian Congress 1979, Loughborough, England

Minutes of the International Council meeting of I.V.U. at 09.30 hrs. on Tuesday 28th August 1979 in Room J.130 of the Edward Herbert Building of the University of Technolofy, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, U.K. . . . After 2 lengthy sessions Mr.Maxwell G.Lee was elected Hon.Gen.Sec. of IVU and Mr Amarjeet Singh Bhamra as Hon.Asst.Gen.Sec.

[from a later report] Amarjeet Bhamra [right], recently elected Honorary Assistant General Secretary to the IVU.

Amarjeet-Singh Bhamra, who shares the task of regional [VSUK Youth Section] Organiser for Maidenhead & Berks with his brother Jaswinder, was elected Honorary Assistant Secretary of the IVU at the Loughborough Congress. Amarjeet sends a message of goodwill to all who are involved with the vegetarian movement, expressing his pleasure at being able to serve on the IVU Council and to help with the work of spreading vegetarianism. Amarjeet believes that vegetarianism must be at the basis of a new society created on spritual and humane values.

Amarjeet is a very active member of the Youth Section as those who were present at the Youth Camp will certainly remember.

[from a report] Memorable quotes . . . The longest journey has to begin with the first step, we (vegetarians) are making a step in the right direction - Amarjeet Singh Bhamra. . . .

Minutes of a meeting of the International Council of I.V.U. held at the Movenpick Hotel, Edwin-Scharff-Haus, Silcherstrasse 40, Neu-Ulm, West Germany, on Satturday 11th and Sunday,12th July, 1981.

Co-opted Council Members: Mr Maxwell G. Lee (Hon.General Sec.), Mr Amarjeet-Singh Bhamra (Hon.Assis.Gen.Sec.) (part of Sunday only).

Minutes of a meeting of the International Council of I.V.U. held at the Edwin Scharff-Haus, Neu-Elm, West Germany, 23rd July,1982

Co-opted Council Members present: Mr M.G.Lee, Mr A. S. Bhamra

Mr Bhamra commented on problems which had arisen over his role as Hon. Assistant General Secretary. Following discussion it was agreed that the amount of work currently did not justify the additional post of Hon, Assistant General Secretary and that the post should not continue for the time being.


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