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Patrons:

Lord Karan Bilimoria
Baroness Sandip Verma

Lord Mohamed Sheikh

Lord Bhikhu Parekh
Mr G. P. Hinduja
Mr J. S. Sangar
Mrs. Jasbir Vohra

 

Advisors:

Dr. Daljit .K Maudgil

Resham.S. Sandhu MBE,DL,FRSA

 

Chairman:

Dr. Rami Ranger CBE, FRSA

Vice Chairmen:
Hardyal S Luther
Dr. Ravi Gidar
Joginder S. Vig

President:

Amarjit S. Dassan

 

Vice Presidents:

Surinder S. Aujla

Surjit S. Pandher
Jasbir S. Johal

 

General Secretary:

Dr. Sukhbir S.Kapoor, OBE

Joint Secretary:
Dr. Peter S. Chadha

Finance Secretary:

Manjit S. Chandhok

 

Joint Finance Secretary:

Hardip Singh

 

PRO:

Satbir S. Bakshi
Dr Atul Pathak OBE

Social Secretary:
Parshotam S. Dhillon

Interfait & Charities Secretary:
Ravel S. Ahuja

Education Secretaries:

Charanjit S. Doogal
Mr.Pritpal Singh

Joint Education Secretaries:
Dr. R S Saluja

Fund raising Sectrtary:
Dr G S Chadha

Joint Fund raising Sectrtary:
John Athwal


                                                                          

Press Release

                                                                                                                               

The British Sikh Association Celebrate Guru Nanak Prakash Diwas and the 12th Anniversary of the World Sikh University London.

 

The event held at the Days Inn Hotel, Ruislip on 22nd November 09 was attended by over 350 guests including the students of the World Sikh University & Khalsa College London.

 

The guest of honour was the High Commissioner of India to Britain His Excellency, Nalin Surie along with Mr Virendra Sharma MP & Mr Stephen Pound MP.

 

The Event started with a recitation of Gurbani Shabad followed by a cultural program and with the symbolic lighting of a diva (an auspicious light).

 

In his key note speech His Excellency Nalin Surie, praised the founder of the Sikh faith Guru Nanak Devji for giving a set of rules which benefit the entire mankind. He further said that Guru Nanak Devji’s teachings have become more important than ever in a world which is fast shrinking.

 

He went on to explain that tolerance and co-existence are the most important teachings of Guru Nanak Devji. He praised the work carried out by the World Sikh University in furthering the understanding of Indian culture and Sikh values.

 

Dr Rami Ranger MBE  the Chairman of the British Sikh Association paid tribute to Guru Nanak Devji for giving us new directions which are designed to guide us through an ever changing world. Sikh religion is an all inclusive religion which embraces the teachings of other faiths and discriminates against none. His message was simple; we are all children of one God regardless of gender and religion. Dr. Ranger also paid tribute to the leadership of Vice Chancellor, Dr. Sukhbir Singh Kapoor for making the World Sikh University a world class Institution in just 12 years.

               

Dr Sukhbir S. Kapoor, Vice Chairman of the World Sikh University and Secretary General of the British Sikh association spoke of the achievements of the institution. He paid particular tribute to his team led by Dr. Madhavi Amdeker & Dr Jagjit Kaur Sirha.

 

Mrs Kailash Kaur an educationalist was recognised by the British Sikh University for her outstanding service over many years in the field of education.

 

Signaler Simranjit Singh, a Queen’s Guard was  honoured for services to  Queen  & Country. Mr Simranjit Singh has previously served at the Tower of London Protecting the Crown Jewels including the Kohinoor Diamond.

 

The vote of thank was given by the vice Chairman of the BSA, Mr Hardyal S.  Luther and the guest were treated to refreshments.

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Please click HERE for the Speech given by Dr Rami Ranger MBE, Chairman, British Sikh Association

 

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Students giving a recitation of Gurbani Shabad.

Punjabi folk dancers entertain the guests.

The High Commissioner HE Nalin Surie lighting the Diva.

His Excellency Nalin Surie addressing the guests.

Dr Rami Ranger MBE, Chairman of the British Sikh Association, addressing the guests

Mrs Kailash Kaur receiving an award for outstanding services to the World Sikh University by His Excellency Nalin Surie. Dr Sukhbir S. Kapoor looks on.

Signaler Simranjit Singh being recognized for his services to Queen & Country. From left to right: Dr. Madhavi Amdeker, Mr Virendra Sharma MP, Signaler Simranjit Singh, Mr. Steven Pound MP, Dr Rami Ranger, & Dr Sukhbir S. Kapoor

 

                Guests enjoying the event.