Padma Shri Begum Bilkees Latif felicitated by Huma and Asad Latif with Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, December 24 (Washington Bangla Radio / We Media / Brand Shape) - Huma and Asad Latif, together with the Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad felicitated Padma Shri Begum Bilkees Latif at a five course sit-down dinner on Sunday 20 December 2015, along with Air Chief Marshal Idris Latif, grandson Rahim and the who's who across the nation and several from overseas.

Amongst those were GVK and Indira Reddy, Sashi and Sandhya Mukundan, Shiraz Gidwani, Ashok Advani, Harshal and Urja Shah, Nirmal and Chaya Momaya, the US and British Consuls, ‎Mrs. Kulsum Dubash, Manek Dawar, Sanjay and Pinky Reddy and several others.

The gorgeous 101 Dining room with the longest dining table was exquisitely adorned with vases of red Danish roses, gold leaf, gold candles and silver candelabras. The guests were left mesmerized as the evening ended with a delightful Qawwali.

Begum Bilkees Latif was awarded the Padma Shri, National Unity Award, the Women's Service Award, the International Lions and many others for the vast and extensive social work that she has done throughout her life and also what her NGO, SHED (The Society for Human and Environmental Development), have achieved in uplifting the live's of those less fortunate over the last 33 years in the slums of Dharavi, Kalina, Jogeshwari and more.