RW Bro. Anish Kumar Sharma
R.W.Bro.A.K.Sharma was born on 7th January, 1949 at Saharanpur. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and also managing a Senior Secondary School in New Delhi. He is a financial wizard in various fields and he was the financial advisor and director in many companies. In recognition of his vast experience in the financial sector, the Government of India appointed him as Director of Union Bank of India for three years .
R.W.Bro.A.K.Sharma, saw the light of Freemasonry on 10th November, 1979 in Lodge Industry No.23. From the day he became the Master Mason he became very Active in Masonry. He occupied the Eastern Chair in his mother Lodge Industry No.23 in 1992. He is also member of many Lodges and occupied Eastern Chair in other Lodges as well.
He held many prestigious positions in Regional Grand Lodge of Northern India as well as the Grand Lodge of India during his journey in Freemasonry. He held the office of Active Assistant Regional Grand Master in the Regional Grand Lodge of Northern India from 2002 to 2004. He has been the Deputy Regional Grand Master of Regional Grand Lodge of Northern India in the year 2005.
His contribution to the various activities of the Regional Grand Lodge of Northern India and the Grand Lodge of India is immense and cannot be quantified. He was the president of Regional Grand Board of General Purposes. He was elected to the Board of General Purposes of Grand Lodge of India twice. He was the Active Assistant Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of India in the year 2014 and also the Grand Treasurer of Grand Lodge of India from 2015 to 2017. He holds the Rank of Past Deputy Regional Grand Master in the Grand Lodge of India.
He was exalted in to Royal Arch Masonry in R.A.Chapter Progress No.10 on 22.12.1994. He was the Principal Z in the year 2000 in R.A.Chapter Progress No.10. He has held various Ranks in the Regional Grand Chapter of Northern India as well as in the Supreme Grand Chapter of India. He was the Second Regional Grand Principal in Regional Grand Chapter of Northern India in the year 2005. He holds the past Rank of Second Grand Principal in the Supreme Grand Chapter of India and 2nd Principal in the Regional Grand Chapter of Northern India.
He has been active in Mark as well as Royal Ark Mariners Degrees. He was advanced in Mark degree on 22nd August, 1992 and was the W.M.M. of the Mark Lodge Sunder Heera No.30 in the year 2000. He was elevated in R.A.M. Lodge Mount Ararat No.5 on 2nd December,1994 and has been W.C.'N' of R.A.M.Lodge Star of Delhi No.103 in 2004. He was the active Deputy Regional Grand Mark Master of the Regional Grand Mark Lodge of Northern India in the year 2006. He holds the Past Rank of Past Deputy Grand Mark Master in the Grand Mark Lodge of India and also holds the Past Rank of Senior R.A.M. Grand Officer.
He held the office of the Secretary of the Masonic Fraternity of New Delhi twice and he continues to be one of the most successful Secretaries of the Masonic Fraternity which is responsible for the maintenance and up keeping of the large Masonic Property at Janpath, New Delhi, which is also the Head Quarters of the Grand Lodge of India and the Regional Grand Lodge of Northern India.
R.W.Bro.A.K.Sharma became the President of the prestigious Fraternity club, Janpath, New Delhi in 1996 and continued as president for many terms till September 2011. During his tenure, The Fraternity Club has made tremendous progress and achieved all India Status and became well known club for its food and fellowship for Masons and their families.
His charitable disposition is immense. He contributed to almost all charitable activities undertaken by the Regional Grand Lodge of Northern India. He contributed regularly for the activities of The General Williams Masonic Polyclinic, New Delhi, Amrit Masonic Spastic Society, Noida and Northern India Masonic Charitable Society, which runs the Masonic Public School at Vasant Kunj. He is Governor of all the three Charitable Societies.
R.W.Bro.A.K.Sharma is a dedicated , friendly and a humble person and a committed and devoted Freemason with exemplary Character. He motivates his fellowmen and brethren to practice and demonstrate the distinguishing charismatic of Freemasonry . His son W.Bro.Raghav Sharma is also a very active Freemason.
Because of the zeal and enthusiasm of R.W.Bro.A.K.Sharma, coupled with his vast administrative experience, charismatic personality and his contribution in no small measures to the development and advancement of Freemasonry, particularly in the Northern Region. M.W.Bro.Rajeev Ramkrishna Khandelwal, OSM, M.W.The Grand Master appointed him as the next Regional Grand Master, Regional Grand Mark Master and The Grand Superintendent of the Regional Lodge/ Mark and Chapter of Northern India on 24th November, 2018 at the Annual Grand Festival at Nagpur.
The Brethren of Regional Grand Lodge of Northern India are proud of having him as the Regional Grand Master and join him unitedly in his laudable endeavors to make the Regional Grand Lodge of Northern India as one of the most vibrant regions of the Grand Lodge of India.