On 20th January 2018, the MCA of Parklands Ward, Jayendra Virchand Malde, visited Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, Shree Swaminarayan Siddhant Sajivan Mandal – Nairobi to seek blessings from Acharya Swamishree Maharaj. Accompanying him was his wife, Kundan Jayendra Malde and Rajesh Patel.

Mr. Malde was adorned with a traditional urban, shawl and a memento of the world peace centre, Smruti Mandir. In his speech, he elaborated his plans to develop the Parklands/Westlands are for the better and asked Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa for blessings.

Acharya Swamishree Maharaj blessed him too before Mr. Malde departed from the congregation.