This Bazaar was initiated at Taj President Hotel 35 years ago by Mrs. Simon Tata, wife of Shri Naval Tata, as the first chief guest. It was highly appreciated by all walks of society. Puncham Bazaar is organized in the first week of June every year for one day.
This legendry exhibition has been continuing for approximately 4 decades. It promotes as well as encourages the women of the society to prove their self worth and leave the visitors & buyers with a mind blowing impact with their creations. PUNCHAM highly supports the NGO’s who are also given free stalls to participate and display their products. Stalls are also provided to the donors. There is a huge fan following of this exhibition with an annual footfall of nearly 3000 visitors with splendid media coverage.
New comers in style and couture have taken the lead. With a fresh vigour and talent they present their modern day trendsetting designs. In this much awaited event many proud participants take part from Dubai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Kolkatta, Jaipur, Lucknow & Mumbai displaying exclusive lifestyle and fashion accessories. (Designer Suits,Sarees,Lehngas&Shararas, Shawls & Stoles, Costume and Semi precious Jewellery, Belts Purses Bags & Footwear, Fancy clips & Cosmetics , Decorative items, Dates & Chocolates, Rakhi’s & Envelopes and many more..) PUNCHAM highly supports the NGO’s who are also given free stalls to participate and display their products.
Many dignitaries have inaugurated the event starting from the king of bollywood Mr. Amitabh Bachchan , and other bollywood stars such as Saif Ali Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Amrish Puri, the very gorgeous Poonam Dhillon, famous Padmini Kolhapuri, Mausami Chatterjee, Reena Roy, Ayesha Jhulka have all become a part of this event. Famous personalities who are renowned in their fields such as Dolly Thakur, Ila Arun, Chaya Mohmaya, Abha Singh and T.V. Artists such as Shailesh Lodha (Taarak Mehta), Tanaaz Irani Shilpa Mehta and many others have also graced the bazaar by their presence.
The Bazaar has also been blessed with the presence of Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra Shri I .H. Latif & Ex Lady Governors of Maharashtra Smt Radha Shankara Narayanan , Mrs Alexander Ackama, Mrs. Bilkish Latif , Union Power Minister Smt Jayawantiben Mehta, Shri Gopinath Munde , Shri Sachin Ahir, Shri Chagan Bhujpal, Shri D S Soman (Commissioner of Mumbai Police), Shri Sunil Prabhu (Mayor of Mumbai), Mr. Swadheen Chatri – Maharashtra Chief secretary & Mrs. Anjana Chatri have also made Puncham blessed with their ever so precious presence at different times.
Spanning over four decades, Puncham is a child aid association working towards serving the underprivileged. Proceeds from our annual exhibit are donated towards a special cause every year, giving us great pleasure to put out our good intentions. We would like to thank all the participants and shoppers from last year’s Puncham Bazaar for the over whelming response and immense support to help us raise funds and donate the proceeds to charity. From the contributions of previous years, here are some photos of Team Puncham donating a vehicle for delivery of Mid-day meal for the underprivileged children to Annamrita- ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF). From last year’s contribution, Puncham has donated an ambulance to the Bhartiya Charmakar Samaj Unnati Trust (reg), on a humble request received from them.
To participate in Puncham Bazaar please contact us.