Warm greetings for a healthy, joyous, and prosperous New Year.
2020 was the year for Prayers, and we hope 2021 will bring Progress in everyone’s life.
COVID-19 has affected the lives of the entire humanity. Hopefully the frightening darkness of the pandemic will dissipate this year and coming times will bring back good health, more happiness and better prosperity for all.
The Team @ The South Asian Times is proud to present our New Year Special issue. With your esteemed support, your favorite newspaper has completed 12 years of its glorious publication. We continued to serve the community interrupted even during the pandemic. We are thankful to our loyal supporters, patrons, and colleagues for their invaluable cooperation during the testing times.
As every year, we start our New Year with an incredibly special edition concluding the year past by featuring The South Asian Times ‑ Person of the Year.
There are always so many people who have contributed to impacting the lives of many thousands. We congratulate and admire all those who keep giving back to the community and helping humanity move forward. In the last 11 years, we have proudly featured amazing persons who have transformed thousands of lives with their Generous help, Guidance and by sharing their Knowledge, Understanding and Wisdom.
This year, we are proud to present a person who is an ocean of humanitarian service, an iconic philanthropist, who has truly made a difference in the lives of needy people in many parts of the world, and continues to do so. So quietly and humbly that many of us do not even know the sheer volume of his services and contributions. He is a very prominent Indian American based on Long Island, New York, an individual who has become a veritable Institution of Global Humanitarian Services, a dedicated volunteer who amazingly harnesses his conviction of personal & public, combined & collective contributions to multiply the resources for the benefit of humanity globally. A philanthropist who is a highly accomplished educationist & well-respected community leader as well.
Forsythe Multimedia Group is pleased and honored to announce and feature Mr. Ravishankar Bhooplapur as “The South Asian Times ‑ Person of the Year 2020”.
Mr. Bhooplapur is an illustrious and inspirational role model. His extraordinary accomplishments and endeavors as Humanitarian, Philanthropist, Educationist, Entrepreneur, and Community Leader are truly inspirational for many. He is richly decorated, with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and many more magnificent awards. Recently he became the only South Asian member of the most prestigious & exclusive Legacy Club of Rotary International.
Our New Year & Person of the Year special issues have been read by well over half a million people all over the world, and they are proudly displayed by many families on their coffee tables and kept in their collectibles. Please contact us if you wish to have a hard copy, we will gladly mail you with our compliments.
Since its inception, The South Asian Times has earned an immaculate reputation for its excellence in journalism, value-based content, clean display, and qualitative advertising. Our unique vision has continuously set new trends and standards in the South Asian media fraternity of America, both in print and online.
We the team @ The South Asian Times sincerely thank all our readers and supporters who have been integral partners in our gracious presence and success. Hope you will enjoy the New Year Special issue. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome,
Letter from the Publisher
Kamlesh C. Mehta
Chairman @ TheSouthAsianTimes.Info