15 Jun


Shri Mansukhbhai Pragjibhai Tankaria, Membership No. 1642, retired from Central Telegraph Office, Rajkot expired on 14th June, 2016. He was recovering from the leg injuries. He was born on 3rd July, 1942 and retired on 31st July, 2002 as SSS. He was taking active part during his service period in organizing AITTMEU. He provided free photographic service for all the Conferences of Ministerial Union. Photography was his hobby.

After his retirement, he joined the BDPA (INDIA) and continued to provide his service for free photography during all the Circle/All India Conferences and provided free album as well.  In Rajkot get-to-gather he was providing same services with full enthusiasm and was instrumental in recognizing services of pensioners. In the last All India Conference he took unique photograph of Dinner which will remain golden treasurer for us.

He was contributing Rs.100/- per month from the Pension to the BDPA (INDIA) regularly. His contribution to make the Association strong was providing inspiration to others.

In his demise, we have lost one of our strong follower and aspirator and void created by him will never be filled.

The local evening daily carried special report and pictures of his last journey towards crematorium on 14.06.2016 giving tribute to his social service. Number of BDPA (INDIA) members attended his funeral.

His “BESNA” ceremony will be held on 16.06.2016 at ‘RASHTRIYA SCHOOL – CENTRAL HALL” during 17.00 to 18.00 hours.

Last photograph snapped by him is produced above which can be seen by zoom effectively which covers entire compound.