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24th May 2012

Canadian Bollywood Filmmaker Roger Nair Awarded Queen’s Medal For Human Rights Work

movie orbyRoger Nair, a Canadian Filmmaker, (Bollywood as well as Hollywood) was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work on Human Rights and attended the Military Muster with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and Camilla along with the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Loretta Harper at Fort York in Toronto.

Roger Nair is currently serving as the chairman of SAHRA and has been a strong advocate of Human Rights throughout roger nairthe world. Roger serves on the executive of Film Board of Toronto, and is also on the Board of Directors of Multi- Mansions Association for the handicapped, Community Action Centre,NIDC and the University of Cultural Exchanges.

Canada’s Minister of State (Democratic Reform), The Honourable Tim Uppal, who has supported SAHRA on raising awareness on Human Rights issues like Jiziya (a per capita tax levied on a section of an Islamic state’s non-Muslim citizens) and Blasphemy law in Pakistan, while commending Mr. Nair’s service to the community and country, said, “Honourees like Roger help make Canada the great nation it is today.”

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  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    11:59 am on May 24th, 2012

    Canadian Filmmaker @rogernair Awarded Queen’s Medal For Human Rights Work http://t.co/AECOGln4

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