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Dukhan Toastmasters Club Newsletter 7th Edition launched by Vice President Public Relations TM Risman Hatibi,CC CL

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    • Communiqué Dukhan Toastmasters Newsletter Issue 7, July 2012 ►New Executive Committee ►Achievements of 2011 - 2012 ►What made them Legends"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success” - Henry FordClub No: 1054864, Area-51, Division-E, District-20 Join Toastmasters to explore limitless possibilities Visit us on: www.dukhantoastmasters.org “Where Leaders are Made” Visit: www.toastmasters.org
    • Editor’s DeskThe vision & action together has that I have gained is overwhelming. Itbrought us to a Level where it’s just feels great to be in an environmentgrowing in the hearts of the masses & where everyone shares the desire toleaving a mark, with every passing learn, grow and contribute..moment & belief in ‘taking Action inwhat it preaches..’ My goal as an individual and as the VPPR is to popularize the ToastmastersDukhan Toastmaster Club has created movement not only in Dukhan, buthistory for the first time by achieving 5 entire Qatar and create a positive,Falcon Awards during Division E, Qatar favourable image to the ToastmastersToastmaster Annual Conference (TAC- brand which will help a lot more peo-Q) 2012 at Qatar National Convention ple like myself to become better lead-Centre (QNCC) Doha. ers and communicators.I’m very proud to be a member of I encourage everyone to look outsideDukhan Toastmaster Club and I the box and find electrifying activitiesbelieve that all these achievement are to promote our club and Toastmastersbecause of the hard work, sincere movement. Together, let us share withdedication, excellent team work and the world the proven and enjoya-commitment from all leaders and ble way to practice and hone ourmembers of the club. communication and leadership skills.I’m honoured to be serving as the VicePresident Public Relations of DukhanToastmaster Club for term 2012-2013.My personal involvement withToastmasters has helped me grow as aperson by providing opportunities thattap my hidden potentials andchallenging my capabilities. In 2 yearsof being a member of DukhanToastmaster, I must say that the Risman Hatibi CC,CLamount of knowledge and experience VP Public RelationsPage 2 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • Inspirational Quotes “ A leader is a dealer in hope “ (Napoleon Bonaparte) “ If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader ”. (John Quincy Adams) “ To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a gooses egg “. (James Thomas) “ Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds “. (Albert Einstein) “ Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do “. (Orison Swett Marden)Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012 Page 3
    • The Message from DivisionFrom the end springs new I believe that you have put togetherbeginnings… your ideas and goals for this term to be a high performing club in the AreaI congratulate the outgoing president and Division as well. Encourage yourTM Nasimudheen Abdul Hameed and members to look for opportunities tohis team for their outstanding leader- promote the club and Toastmasters inship. And now it is the incoming Presi- general to the public and to the rest ofdent TM Mohamed Salauddin and the Dukhan Community.new Executive Committee to carry onthe legacy and to maintain Dukhan It is indeed an honor and privilege toToastmasters club as one of the best support such an eager, experiencedToastmasters clubs in Qatar during this and exciting club which will guide theterm. Playing a pivotal role in all the division through this challenging termToastmasters events at clubs, Areas to reach our goal to be the BEST Divi-and Division, Dukhan Toastmasters has sion of District 20. On behalf of thealways proved that distance is never a whole Toastmasters Fraternity and Di-barrier. vision E, I extend my best wishes to the Incoming President and the newEveready to serve the Toastmasters Executive Committee. I look forward tofamily, Dukhan Toastmasters has another successful term for Dukhancreated a niche for themselves in the Toastmasters club.Division. Aim High and Reach for the stars!!Expectations, expectations and moreexpectations!! Yes, and I have higherexpectations from the club in terms ofquality and quantity. Division E hasalready set out on a journey to exceland looking at Dukhan Toastmasterclub’s past achievements, I do nothave a single doubt that the club willagain take the division to soaringheights with their incredible DTM Manzoor Moideendedication, commendable commit- Governor, Division E, District 20ment and whole hearted support. Toastmasters InternationalPage 4 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • The Message from AreaDear Mr. President & distinguished I have full confidence in personalmembers of Executive Committee of capacity of each member of theDukhan Toastmasters. Executive Committee as a dedicated team can take Dukhan ToastmastersPlease accept my best and sincere Club to new heights of achievements. Iwishes on this great occasion of taking do believe also that as a team you willover noble responsibilities in building build and develop personality of each& developing the inner skills of fellow individual club member.humans without any prejudice tocommon or privileged sections of our I once again extend my best wishes forsociety. all success and assure you from Area 51 Offices for all support.It is no different than any other socialservices towards the betterment ofhumanity. We should feel proud to bepart of such an international platformwhich has helped in grooming and de-veloping the personality of over 4 mil-lion people around the globe since es-tablishment of first club on 22nd Octo-ber 1924.To me, it is elevating of standard of TM Ashraf Siddiqui, CLliving of over 4 million families from Area 51 Governor Div. E District 20one platform, i.e. Toastmasters Inter-national.I do believe Leaders of Dukhan Toast-master Club are here today on this oc-casion to pledge for making a differ-ence in their life and of fellow clubmembers during their tenure 2012-13.Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012 Page 5
    • The Message from PresentDukhan Toastmasters Club is a unique and undertaken, through which advancementstrong club in Division E, Qatar and it certain- will become a mere automated process.ly is an honor, privilege and a challenge to bethe president of this club. To go higher, our targets should also be set high. We plan to achieve at least 50 numberBefore we progress onto this term, everyone of active members through a membershipwho has been working hand-in-hand with me drive campaign.deserves a sincere thanks. In addition all past members will beThe term 2011 /2012 has been jubilant for contacted in tandem with long term devel-Dukhan Toastmasters Club especially in opment strategy, where all members areachieving the President’s Distinguished Club welcome to contribute views and evenAward which I am confident we will contest and win at the club, area, division,re-achieve again this term. district and even up to international level in all categories. Why? Because we have hereAnd we plan to attain the Falcon Awards for more potential candidates like TM Kokathe Best Club, Best Website, Best Newsletter, Prasad, DTM Sameer Moosa and TM SrideviBest Toastmaster once again during this Kiran to claim those championship awards interm as we did during 2011/2012. these events and make us proud to be a member of Dukhan Toastmasters Club.Community’s benefit has always been ourprimary outlook. And we will conduct further Our target is to achieve the besteducational workshops for all adults and Toastmasters club award not only in the divi-more creative youth workshops during this sion or District, but the entire world.term as well in association and support ofQP’s, Integrated Facilities Department “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together isWe will also be actively involved in all Area, success.” – Henry FordDivision, District and TMI events and wouldpromote Toastmasters all around Qatar and I wish every member and their families ahelp create awareness about Toastmasters blessed, prosperous and a quality yearin every way possible to all professionals and ahead. – Enhance to Advanceamateurs. You can also expect more Webdesigning and newsletter drafting courses byour VPPR for the term.With the strong support of my teammembers (VPE, VPM, VPPR, Secretary,Treasurer, SAA and their respective sub com-mittee members, we would stand by andjustify our new motto for the term “Enhanceto Advance”, where we will strive to achieve Mohammed Salauddin, CC, CLquality in speeches, meetings and all events President, Dukhan Toastmaster ClubPage 6 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • The Message from Past“The future belongs to those who Immediate past president and TMbelieve in the beauty of their dreams." Wilfred Gonsalves were always inspirational and highly supportive toOne more Toastmasters year me. thconcluded on 30 June, where, Isuccessfully handed over the batten of I wish immense success to newleadership to my successor TM officers of Dukhan Toastmasters, whoSalauddin. Indeed it was my pleasure are very enthusiastic and apt for thatand a wonderful moment in my life to position.serve as the President of a Club whichis one of the most privileged position I am looking forward to see a morein such a great service oriented successful year for all my fellow Toast-Organization. masters.I believe that I had done justice to myposition, which my fellow membersentrusted on me.In a community like Dukhan, ourfraternity could play a key role indeveloping a communication & leader-ship culture thorough Toastmasters &Gavels club. Dukhan Club’sachievements & performance were Nasimudheen A. Hameed CC,CLmost remarkable in Division. Immediate Past President Dukhan Toastmasters.I take this occasion to express mysincere gratitude to our founders TMKoka Prasad and TM Ravi Ramamoor-thy ACB, ALB and our mentor DTMSameer Hassan Moosa who relentless-ly worked and supported our club andindividual members to achieve theirtargets. TM Mark Pilling theCommuniqué | Issue 7 | July 2012 Page 7
    • Accomplishment Through Hard WorkDukhan Toastmasters bagged 5 top awards from amongst 38 clubs in Qatar at Division EToastmasters Annual Conference ‘12 held on 11th May at Qatar National Convention Center,Doha. District Governor DTM Khalid Alqoud presented the Best Club Award to Club President TMNasimudheen A. Hameed. Truly a moment of joy for all members of Dukhan Toastmaster Clubwhich has been declared as one of the best clubs in Qatar for first time in it’s history. Manyenthusiastic Toastmasters, including TM Mark Pilling (Immediate Past president) witnessed theglory of Dukhan along with an overwhelming audience inside the convention center auditorium. Hats-off to Falcon Awards Winners—2012 Dukhan club was recognized as a best club in Qatar Club website “dukhantoastmasters.org” was declared as a best Website. Webmaster—TM Nasimudheen Dukhan Toastmasters Newsletter "Communique" was declared as a best newsletter. Editor TM Mustafa Sange. The Vice President Education of Dukhan Toastmasters, TM Mohamed Salauddin - was recog- nized as one of the Best Toastmasters in Qatar DTM Sameer Hassan Moosa, founder Member and mentor of Dukhan Toastmasters was recognized as The Best Area Governor (2011-2012) for Area-18.Page 8 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • Award winners - Dukhan Toastmasters with District Governor DTM Khalid Al Qoud President TM Nasimudheen receiving Best Website AwardCommuniqué | Issue 7 | July 2012 Page 9
    • Towards Attaining ChangeMaking decisions is a big part of life and information available under a broad top-we base most of our decisions on the an- ic, certain things will stand out. Let usswers we receive. This is because thinking make a list of the ones that seem to applypeople like to make informed choices. to our objective. If we’re into online re-We like to weigh the information which search, one of the ways to do this is withwe gathered, so we can choose the best the public Google search. We can type inoption. Learning to ask the right ques- a broad topic, and they will usually givetions is among the top ten life skills we us a list of related subtopics.should learn, to get appropriate answers.The point is, without the right infor- Reevaluate your objective: Now that wemation we simply can’t make wise deci- know what’s out there try to clarify oursions. And if we are not asking the right objective. This is really just a process ofquestions we won’t have the information elimination. We need to narrow our listwe need. to things that seem to have specific appli- cation to our clearly defined objective.To me, the 5 keys to find the better an- This part of the process will add evenswers are: more clarity to our objective.Don’t ask circular questions: Which came Choose reliable sources: When we’refirst, the chicken or the egg? That’s a looking for answers to important ques-question that will just lead us around in tions the reliability of our source shouldcircles. Even if we could answer it, the be a primary concern. This is especiallyanswer has no relevance. It’s a good ex- true when we’re dealing with topics thatample of a worthless question. To find are partially reliant on someone’s dis-meaningful answers we need to ask cernment, experience, and opinion. Wemeaningful questions that are 100% rele- need to try to identify sources that wevant. feel as loyal. Example to say, if we’re looking for marriage advice, we shouldn’tIdentify your objective: The first thing we ask someone who’s been divorced sever-need to decide when looking for answers al times.is what our true objective really is. Whatdo we actually want to know? If we don’t There are two primary choices in life: toknow exactly what we’re trying to accom- accept conditions as they exist, or acceptplish, things can get confusing really fast. the responsibility for changing them. ISo spending some time to get a clear idea urge to accept the responsibility for ourof what our objective is very essential be- decisions – and the responsibility to takefore we go any further. action to make our life the way we want it, to change our conditions to what weScan the field: If we quickly survey all the desire.Page 10 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • Finally, in personal decision-making thereWe all know the difference between is no one better to talk to than our self if"right" and "wrong", and we can tell we really want to get things worked out."good from "bad". But we also know that No other person has as much informationthe more difficult decisions come when about our problems and no one knowswe have to choose between good and our skills and capabilities better than us.better. The quality of our life today is a reflectionThe toughest decisions of all are those of the decisions we have already made.we have to make between bad and The quality of our life tomorrow will de-worse. pend on the decisions we make today.Major decisions require courage and de- When we don’t make a decision, we’vetermination. We must have guts to bet actually decided not to act.on our decisions, to take the calculatedrisk, and to act. I think it’s paramount to not just make good decisions, but to make them asMany people believe that predetermined soon as possible too so that chancesdestiny rather than their own decisions don’t pass us by.govern the affairs of their lives. Personalmastery teaches us to choose. Choosing With this logical opinion, I have made ais a courageous act that entails opting for decision to join in Toastmaster club tovarious courses of actions that will define have a qualitative change in social lifeones destiny. and I hope it can be attained.Destiny is not a matter of chance. It is a Good Luck.matter of choice and it is shaped by ourmoments of decision. Best WishesTo be honest, we must fully accept thatat this moment, we can only be what weare. No more, no less; however, with theinevitable passing of each moment oftime, we will gradually, but surely changeto become more or less, better or worse,stronger or weaker.Our choice is the direction of change: it is A. Senthamizh Selvanours alone. The only true competition isthe rivalry within our changing self. It isthe very basis of a good decision making.Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012 Page 11
    • What Made Them Legends... was a strike on the hot iron when it was burning hot. Once he and his brother Hamid went to attend a per- formance by the renown K.L. Sai- gal. Unfortunately due to power failure Saigal refused to sing without the sound system. The agitated au- dience started to lose their pa- tience; whereupon Hamid persuad-Singing : Mohammed Rafi ed the organisers to allow Rafi to sing for them until the power wasMohammed Rafi who is one of the back.greatest playback singers in the historyof Bollywood was born on December It just so happened that the great24th,1924 in the small Punjabi village composer and music director Shyamof Kotla Sultan Singh. Rafis father was Sunder was in the audience, who wasHaji Ali Mohammad Rafi was the taken on his toes by young Rafi withyoungest of five brothers and had the his mesmerizing voice. Shyam Sundarnickname "Pheeko", since he had an invited Mohammed Rafi to sing forinclination towards music at a very one of his films in 1944 and thus atearly age when he used to imitate the the age of 20 Rafi sang for his firstsongs of a wandering fakir that used film.to visit his village. It was the song Soniye Hiriye, TeriIn 1935, Rafi’s family moved to La- Yaad Ne Bahut Sa-hore, where his father ran a mens taya, for the Pun-salon. But, this afforded young Rafi jabi film "Gulthe ability to pursue his musical He Baloch". Thisutilized this opportunity to obtain brought Mohd.musical instruction from great musi- Rafi to the atten-cians as Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali tion of other musicKhan, Ustad Abdul Wahid Khan, directors.Pundit Jiwanlal Matto and Firoze Ni-zami. “It is not man who decides his desti- ny, but it is he who designs it with hisMohammed Rafis rise to stardom will power” – SHMPage 12 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • avatar emerged on silver screen “An An- gry young man". But this was his one aspect. He was a po- et (Kabhi Kabhi), an decent professor (Kasme Vaade), a comedian (Chupke Chupke, Amar Akbar Anthony, Don), a dying lover (Mukaddar Ka Sikander).He did almost all kinds of roles. In 1973, after release of Zanjeer, Amitabh got married with Jaya Bhaduri.Acting : Amithab Bachan He became father at the time of releaseAmitabh Bachchan was born on Octo- of Chupke Chupke. During the shootingber 11, 1942 in Allahabad. Son of late of "Coolie" on 26th July 1982, he was in-poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji jured and admitted to Breech Candy hos-Bachchan. He schooling was in Sher- pital. The whole nation prayed for his fastwood College, Nainital and later pur- recovery and by the grace of God he wassued a degree in science from the Delhi gifted with a new life. Mrs. Indira Gandhi,University. His first job was in Shaw then P.M. of India, postponed her foreignWallace and later worked as a freight trip and visited the hospital.broker for a shipping firm called Birdand Co. After recovery Amitabh returned on sil- ver screen, with Sharabi and Giraftar likeBut star destinies are not written by the hit movies. In the original script ofstars, they are made by stars and so did "Coolie" Iqbal (Amitabh) had to die butAmithabs journey to Stardom. His de- Teji Bachchan asked Manmohan Desai tobut was Saat Hindustani (1969) directed change it for her personal reasons.by K.A. Abbas a huge box-officeflop. But Amitabh was noticed by film The last scene wheremakers like Hrishikesh Mukherji and he stands in the balco-Sunil Dutt. ny and thank the peo- ple, was the real scene,Hrishikesh Mukherji gave him a role in a way to thank the peo-his two films, Anand and Guddi. Anand ple of India, "Main towas the third film, which became a hit chala gaya tha, lautand he got best supporting actor film- aaya hoon to bus aapkifare award. Amitabh was still getting duaon se...."insignificant roles, but he finally got achance to work in "Zanjeer", a role for “Week hearts cry for their dreams, butwhich he was not the first choice. Film strong hearts try for their dreams” –turned out to be super-hit and a new SHMCommuniqué | Issue 7 | July 2012 Page 13
    • Hussains painting Sunhera Sansaar at 1947 annual exhibition of the Bombay Art Society won an award and marked his en- try into the world of art. In 1946. Hussain was influence by Emil Nolde and Oskar Ko- koschka, which led him to make some remarkable works like ‘The Spider and The Lamp, Zameen and Man etc. In Delhi heArtrist : M.F. Hussain encountered ancient Mathura sculpture and Indian miniature paintings. This was aMaqbool Fida Husain alias M.F.Hussain turning point of his career as an artist as heborn in Pandharpur, Madhya Pradesh on assimilated ideas from Western and IndianSeptember 17, 1915 to mother Zunaib and art.father Fida, was one of Indias most giftedartists and an accomplished painter. He In 1955 he won the national award at thehad a habit of getting into controversies. Lalit Kala Akademis first national exhibi-With a career of decades, he has made eye tion.catching contributions in other fields aswell - as a director, photographer and His work was exhibited at the Tokyo Bien-member of the Indian Parliament etc. nale in 1959 where he won the Interna- tional Biennale Award, the São Paulo bien-Hussain was three when his mother died nales in1959 and in 1971 where he wasand his father remarried and moved to In- invited to exhibit alongside Pablo Picasso.dore where he did his primary education. His work was first shown in the USA at In-His association with painting began at an dia House, New York, in 1964.early age. On account of his immense contribution toHussain learnt the art of calligraphy and Indian art, the Government of India hon-practiced Kulfic Khat with its geometric oured him with the Padmashree in 1966,forms. He also learnt to write poetry. At 20 Padma Bhushan Awardhe moved to Mumbai, determined to be- in 1973 and the Padmacome an artist and joined Sir J. J. School of Vibhushan award inArts for one year. 1989, all prestigious ci- vilian awards. He wasIn 1937, he started his career painting cine- nominated to the upperma hoardings for a livelihood. He had a house of the Indian Par-tough time initially, but as the earning got liament, the Rajya Sa-better he visited Surat, Baroda and bha in 1987; and duringAhmed abad to paint landscapes. He also his six year term he pro-tried his luck in other jobs and the best duced the Sansad Portfolio.paid job was at a toy factory, where he de-signed and built fretwork toys. In between, “Any man can paint a picture with ahe got married to Fazila had five children brush, but successful men paint their vi-Raisa, Aqueela, Mustafa, Shamshad and sion with their action” – SHMOwais.Page 14 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • the Jackson 5. He made the charts in 1971 with "Got to Be There" from the album of the same name. His 1972 al- bum, Ben, featured the eponymous bal- lad about a rat. The song became Jack- sons first solo No. 1 single. Despite Jacksons individual achieve-Dance : Michael Jackson ments and the groups great success, there was trouble between the Jack-He was known as the king of pop, but sons and their record company. Ten-his reign on the throne was not always sions mounted between Gordy and Jo-easy. Michael was born in Gary, Indiana seph Jackson over the management ofon August 29, 1958 to his father, Jo- his childrens careersseph Jackson a guitarist and a crane op-erator. Believing his sons had talent, Jacksons Grammy victories showcasedJoseph molded them into a musical the diverse nature of his work. For hisgroup in the early 1960s and the lead songwriting talents, he received thesinger was Michael. Grammy Award for Best Rhythm and Blues Song for "Billie Jean." Jackson al-At first, the Jackson Family performers so won Best Pop Vocal Performance,consisted of Michaels older brothers Male for "Thriller" and Best Rock VocalTito, Jermaine, and Jackie. Michael Performance, Male for "Beat It." Withjoined his siblings when he was five, co-producer Quincy Jones, he sharedand emerged as the groups lead vocal- the Grammy Award for Album of theist. He showed remarkable range and Yeardepth for such a young performer, im-pressing audiences with his ability toconvey complex emotions. Older broth- Michael Jackson went on to becomeer Marlon also became a member of one of the most in-the group, which evolved into the The ternationally fa-Jackson 5. mous award- winning solo popMichael and his brothers spent endless sensations to date.hours rehearsing and polishing up their His 2009 deathact. At first, the Jackson 5 played local stirred controversygigs and built a strong following. But and was ultimatelythey did not find much success till Mo- ruled an accidentaltown founder Berry Gordy signed them overdose.to his label in 1968. “Spirits make Man and man makesAt the age of 13, Jackson launched a spirit. Success depends on what sellssolo career in addition to his work with more – man / spirit.” - SHMPage 15 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • Bombingham as attacks against civil rights protesters increased, and King was arrested and jailed for his part in the protests. On release, King participated in the enormous civil rights march on Wash- ington and this was where he deliveredSpeaking : Martin Luther King his famous speech I have a dream, predicting a day when the promise ofKing was an American Nobel Peace freedom and equality for all would be-Prize winner and one of the principal come a reality in America. In 1964, heleaders of the United States civil rights was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Inmovement, born on 15 January 1929 in 1965, he led a campaign to registerAtlanta, Georgia. Martin whose original blacks to vote. The same year the USname was Michael was Son of a Baptist Congress passed the Voting Rights Actminister and a lady school teacher, outlawing the discriminatory practicesjoined the Morehouse College in 1944 that had barred blacks from voting inand further pursued his postgraduate the south.study, receiving his doctorate in 1955. As the civil rights movement becameReturning to the South to become pas- increasingly radicalised, King found thattor of a Baptist Church in Montgomery, his message ofAlabama, King first achieved national peaceful protestrenown when he helped mobilize the was not sharedblack boycott of the Montgomery bus by many in thesystem in 1955. This was organized younger genera-after Rosa Parks, a black woman, re- tion. King beganfused to give up her seat on the bus to to protesta white man. The 382-day boycott led against the Vi-the bus company to change its regula- etnam war andtions, and the supreme court declared poverty levels insuch segregation unconstitutional. the US. He was assassinated on 4 April 1968 during a visit to Memphis,King was a protestant against all dis- Tennessee.criminations based on race, sex, caste,creed or religion. He advocated non- “Look for Earth in Heart, they whereviolent direct action based on Gandhian always one” – SHMmethods.The city of Birmingham, Alabama dur-ing his protest period was dubbedPage 16 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • Africa for 21 years working to secure rights for Indian people. He developed a method of action based upon the principles of courage, nonvio- lence and truth called Satyagraha. He believed that the way people behave is more important than what they achieve. Satyagraha promoted nonvio- lence and civil disobedience as the most appropriate methods for obtain-Leading : Mahatma Gandhi ing political and social goals. In 1915 Gandhi returned to India. Within 15One of the greatest souls Mahatma years he became the leader of the Indi-Gandhiji’ or Mohandas Karamchand an nationalist movement.Gandhi, Father of India, was born onOctober 2, 1869 in Porbandar, India. He Gandhi was arrested many times by thebecame one of the most respected spir- British for his activities in South Africaitual and political leaders of the 1900s. and India. He believed it was honorableGandhiJi helped free the Indian people to go to jail for a just cause. He spentfrom British rule through nonviolent seven years in prison for it.resistance, and is honored by Indians asthe father of the Indian Nation. More than once Gandhi used fasting to impress upon others the need to beGandhi lived and advocated Truth so nonviolent. India was granted inde-much that his motto became the na- pendence in 1947. A partitioned Indiational motto “Sathyameva Jayathe”, almost shattered Gandhi.which means “Truth Alone Prevails”. On January 30 the 1948, at the age ofAt the age of 13 Gandhi married Kas- 78, a Hindu fanatic,turba, a girl of the same age a tradition- Nathuram Godse whoally arranged marriage by their parents opposed Gandhi’Sand Gandhi had four children. He stud- idea of tolerance foried law in London and returned to India all creeds and religionin 1891 to practice. In 1893 he took on assassinated him.a one-year contract to do legal consul-tancy work in South Africa which wasalso under the British then. “Legends are those who cry when they are born and the world smiles, andWhen he attempted to claim his rights who smiles when they die and worldas a British subject he was abused, and cries” – SHMsoon saw that all Indians suffered simi-lar treatment. Gandhi stayed in SouthPage 17 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • “Legends are only what you decide to make out of your lives” Toastmasters can help you become one because, Toastmasters are “where leaders are made” - SHMDTM Sameer Hassan Moosa Legendary - Dr. Prof. RALPH C. SMEDLEYImmediate Past, Area 18 Governor Founder of Toastmasters Movement Toastmaster Annual Conference @ Qatar National Convention CentrePage 18 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • First Club Officer Training Area 51 Governor and Club OfficersFirst Club Officer Training 2012 for all new leaders of Toastmaster Club Division E washeld on 22nd June 2012 at New Birla Public School Doha. This training was conducted togive an idea of what is supposed to be done by the Executive Committee officers duringtheir term and obtain new ideas to run club meeting with quality, fun and professional-ism and improve networking. Four Club Officers from Dukhan Toastmaster whoattended the training were TM Salauddin (President), TM Risman Hatibi (VP PublicRelations ), TM Sreedevi Kiran (Secretary) and TM KVSS Raju (Treasurer).Page 19 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • New Club Officers 2012-2013 1. President : TM Mohammed Salauddin CC, CL 2. VP Education : TM Luis Peres CC, CL 3. VP Membership : TM Anil Malik CC, CL 4. VP Public Relations : TM Risman Hatibi CC, CL 5. Treasurer : TM KVSS Raju 6. Secretary : TM Sreedevi Kiran CC, CL 7. Sergeant @ Arms : TM Sheik Abdul Kadir 8. Past President : TM Nasimudheen A Hameed CC, CL Sub Committee VP Education : TM Pareeduddin and TM Mohd. Ismayil VP Membership : TM Syed Raizulla and TM Seshacharan VP Public Relations : DTM Sameer Moosa and TM Abdul Rasheed Secretary : TM Sree laksmi, TM Tristan Treasurer : TM Selvan and TM Selvaraju Sergeant @ Arm : TM SawantPage 20 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • Division E Council 2012-2013 Page 21 Communiqué | Issue 7 | July 2012
    • Dukhan ToastmastersClub No: 1054864, Area-51, Division-E, District-20 Visit us on:- www.dukhantoastmasters.org www.toastmasters.org