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Heritage Exhibition on Armenian Graves of Surat!

                                                                                                             November 23, 2012















There's a heritage exhibition taking place in Surat, India now 19-25 November, the attached short biography and story of how the Armenian graves of Surat are being translated into English is currently being run in the local Surat newspapers. The exhibition, run by the Surat Science Museum has a photo gallery of the Armenian graves with the translations beside them.




















Liz Chater on this project:

"In a way without IAF it wouldn't have happened. Sanjay Choksi and Piyush Dalal took the photos, Arpine posted them to IAF Facebook page, and I happened to see them. Further down the line without help from the fantastically knowledgeable historians such as Sebouh Aslanian and Father Krikor Maksoudian who assisted with the translations this truly international story of working together and co-operation would not have brought such lime-light onto the Armenian graves of Surat. We've all played a part and now the grave photographs and the transcriptions form part of the Surat Science Centre Heritage Programme this week in Surat. Amazing. A truly remarkable example of team work. Well Done Everyone Involved." 

Such initiatives are great example of International coordination with greatest level of shared passion for a noble cause. IAF would like to have support from all around to realize our dream of regaining the lost glory of  Indo-Armenian relationship with perfect display of team-work having such initiatives. 



                                                            Long live Indo-Armenian Friendship!

 In the Media : 

Armenian Graves at Surat India, New History Revealed

Published Report on HETQ Online Newspaper


Liz Chater's Website 


Armenians in India, Armenian Graves in Surat, Armenians in Surat
Liz Chater, Liz, Armenians in India, Geneaology, Armenians in Surat
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