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Barry takes part in 40th Anniversary Annual Mela festival of the Shree Kutch Leva Patel Community in the United Kingdom

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Barry Gardiner MP looks on as Steve Pound, Member of Parliament for Ealing North, addresses the crowd wearing a Kutchi Pugri

On 8th July 2012 Barry had the pleasure of attending and taking part in the 40th anniversary celebrations of the Shree Kutch Leva Patel Community (SKLP UK) Annual Mela festival in Northolt. The celebrations included a showcase of dance and stage performances, fantastic food, attractions and speeches from members from Brent and Harrow.

The SKLP UK is a community based organisation which aims to develop local and international bonds between its members and affiliates and have hosted their Annual Mela annually promoting the sporting and cultural heritage of their members.

You can find out more about SKLP UK here.

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