Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band London was one of leading features of this year’s London New Year’s Day Parade. They were joined by 16 other marching bands, cheerleaders, acrobats and giant inflatables in what was the 30th anniversary of this now global event.
Over 8,500 performers from 20 countries entertained crowds along the two-mile route from Green Park to Parliament Square, with crowds estimated to be over 50,000. The event was televised in the US and other countries as well as webcast online.
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj is the spiritual leader of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan. He is the current and fifth heir in the lineage of ascetic Acharyas, which descends directly from Lord Shree Swaminarayan. He is the incumbent Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi.