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Gurkha hero nominated for Asian Award

Military Cross hero Lance Corporal Tuljung Gurung who risked his own life to save his comrades lives by single-handedly fighting off two Taliban fighters has been nominated for an award at this years Asian Achievers Awards.

The nominations for the 15th annual Asian Achievers Awards have been unveiled. They include, cricket icon, Moeen Ali; fashion tycoons, Nitin Passi of MissGuided and brothers, Nish and Sach Kukadia of Secret Sales; BBC’s Citizen Khan star Adil Ray; entrepreneur, Vanita Parti MBE of Blink Brow Bar; and international hotelier Surinder Arora of Arora Hotels.

Mr. CB Patel, Publisher/Editor, ABPL Group says: “We were overwhelmed with the calibre of entries for the Asian Achievers Awards this year, but our judges led by Sir Vince Cable, have once again done a stellar job in short listing nominees. Each year we celebrate inspirational role models and pillars in our community, and our nominees this year represent this ethos to perfection and I would like to send a sincere thanks to all those who took the time to nominate.

In the landmark 15th year of the Asian Achievers Awards it brings me much pride to pay special homage to British Asian men and women who help to both run our country and also protect it. Their remarkable deeds can be life-changing, and even life-saving, and this is our opportunity to thank them.”

Taking place on September 18th at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, the Asian Achievers Awards celebrates the outstanding work of South Asian individuals from across a spectrum of backgrounds and professions. This year’s event is themed around the contribution of Asians in Uniformed and Civil Service.

Since launching, The Asian Achievers Awards has helped to raise millions of pounds for various charities and this year, the chosen charity partner is the Loomba Foundation, which works with widows and children. The Asian Achievers Awards is also proud to have Sunrise Radio and Colors TV on board as Media Partners.

For further info, please log onto – www.asianachieversawards.com