Family and Education Background
Mrs Anjana Bhargava was born and raised in the industrial town of Yamuna Nagar, Haryana (India) in a BHARGAVA family, full of intellectuals. Her father Shri Keshab Dev
Bhargava was a Chemical Engineer and her mother Smt. Luxmi Devi, was a staunch religious woman and a strong proponent of Hinduism. She has five sisters-all professors and lecturers, decorated with Governor of Haryana and President of India’s “Best Teacher Award”. Her two brothers: an engineer and a doctor are Gold Medalists. She completed her BS (Biology), MA (English), and BEd in India. She was awarded an Academic Medal from the Vice Chancellor of Kurukshetra University, Haryana. She also earned an accounting degree in US.
Anjana Bhargava married to Mr. Vijay Bhargava of Gurgaon, Haryana. He is an engineer with the State of California. He is an active member of Sacramento, BSNA Chapter and has served as a Convention Secretary for Convention, 2008. Her older daughter graduated from UC San Diego in Bio-Chemistry and working with a pharmaceutical company in San Diego. The younger daughter graduated this year (Biology) and pursuing her Masters in Biology at UC San Diego.
Extra Curricular Activities: Anjana Bhargava was an active member of College Students’ Advisory Council and President-Science Association. She represented Kurukshetra University in badminton and table-tennis in Inter-Varsity tournaments. She represented Haryana State in field and track events. She won Best Actress and Best Folk Dancer award in Inter-Zonal Youth Festival. She was honored as best cadet in NCC. She has earned a Black Belt in Karate. She is very proud of the fact that for the first time in the history of her Karate Institute a team of mother and two daughters earned their Black Belts in the same year. She won second prize in the US open Karate Championship (2003) held in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was Youth Coordinator of Sacramento Indian Youth Association (SIYA).
Occupation: Anjana Bhargava is currently working as an Accounting Administrator with State of California in Sacramento.
She is a member of the BSNA Sacramento Chapter and served as a Cultural Program Chair Person/Director for the BSNA Convention, 2008 held in Sacramento. Currently she is the Editor-in-Chief of Brahma Bharati and Brahma Vani.