Balesh Singh Dhankhar, with other dedicated members, laid the foundation of OFBJP Australia. His earnest efforts to strengthen the Indian community in Australia are bringing fruition as OFBJP Australia is a rapidly expanding organisation with its chapters having opened in Victoria and Queensland and other parts of Australia. Serving as President of OFBJP Australia, he is providing strategic leadership, vision and guidance to its members base all across Australia.
Currently based in Sydney, he came to Australia in 2006. He earned his Post Grad. from Indian Institute of Mass Communication in Journalism, and a double Masters from UTS, Sydney.
Committed to the welfare of Indian community, he has been working tirelessly with number of organisations including Hindu Council of Australia, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh and Friends of India. He is also running an interfaith dialogue forum called ‘Hindu Dialogue’. He has been delivering talks on theological topics as he represents Indian culture and Hindu Dharma in various inter-faith forums. He has played a key role in organizing number of major social events over the years.
Born in Delhi, he hails from Haryana. Being brought up in a Defense family and his passion for journalism and travelling took him to almost all corners of India helping him appreciate the endless vastness of life called Bharat.
A poet and photographer by passion is on his way to publish a book of his writings and an online journal of his art work. He is also professionally trained and passionate about photography and film making.