Below are a selection of engagements Cllr Sood has been involved in.
Former Lord Mayor’s Engagements During Office
King Richard III 1st Anniversary, March 26th 2016
Diwali Lights Switch On
Diwali has been celebrated in Leicester for many years. It is the largest celebration of the event, outside of India. Each year in the city, lights are turned on to mark the event with people attending from all over the world. The Lord Mayor had the proud moment in October 2008 to turn on the lights in front of an estimated crowd of 40,000 people. The links below detail the event:
Leicester Diwali Lights Switch On, October 2008
Switching on of Leicester Christmas Lights, November 2008
The former Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress were honoured to switch on the annual Christmas Lights at Leicester’s Town Hall.
Remembrance Sunday, November 2008
Home Coming Parade of 9 / 12 Lancers, March 2009
Freedom of Leicester Ceremony, April 2009
Visit to Chongqing, China, May 2009
The pictures below are of the former Lord Mayor’s historic visit to Chongqing to twin with Leicester by signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two cities, for the benefit of their respective communities, and to foster good cultural and economic relations between them.