Seen from left to right : Prime Minister, Shri P.V. Narasimha Rao, Vice President, Shri K.R. Narayanan, President, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, Hon'ble Speaker, Shri Shivraj Patil, & Chairman of Priyadarshni Academy, Shri Nanik Rupani addressing the august gathering.

The memories of 20th August 1993, the 50th Birth Anniversary of late Shri Rajiv Gandhi will be etched in gold in the annals of Priyadarshni Academy history as it was a day on which they paid a tribute to their beloved leader. It was on this day that Shri Nanik Rupani, Chairman of Priyadarshani Academy had the rare opportunity of presenting a portrait of the late Shri Rajiv Gandhi to Shri Shivraj Patil, the Hon'ble Speaker of the Lok Sabha for installation in the Central Hall of Parliament House, New Delhi, India.

Established in the year 1985, the Priyadarshni Academy has developed into an organisation that is nationally recognised and is also extremely popular with overseas Indians. Shri Nanik Rupani, the Chairman, who is a firm believer in teamwork attributes the success of the Academy to the continued efforts of his efficient team.