On the occasion of the 87th
birthday of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Assemblywoman Ellen Young
from Flushing, NY presented a resolution to volunteers of
BAPS passed by legislative body of New York State declaring
December 7, 2007 as Pramukh Swami Day.
Assemblywoman Young stated,
"Pramukh Swami Maharaj is a great spiritual leader in the
Hindu religion, and we are here today to recognize his contributions
to the world on his birthday. In the State Assembly this
year, I introduced this resolution with the support of my
colleagues to name today Pramukh Swami Day in the state
of New York." She also appreciated humanitarian and cultural
activities of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha.