Activities of 1999

01st January at “Sun Villa”, New Delhi: Punjabi NRI Brotherhood Lunch to welcome WPO Family members from USA and Canada etc.

10th January at Bristol Hotel Gurgaon (Haryana): “Panj Daryia”- A Cultural extravaganza by Artists, Models and Fashion Designers from East and West Punjab and Scholarships to 100 poor Punjabi students.

15-16 January at Hotel Centur, Juhu (Mumbai) : Staging of “Bole So Nihal” in Mumbai and formal launch of WPO Chapter in Mumbai and cultural programme in Hotel Centur, Mumbai, Juhu, Guests:-Shri S.S. Dhindsa and Shri Akshay Kumar etc.

05th Feb. at Vishal Cinema, New Delhi: Primier of “Maahul Theek Hai” a comedy film by Jaspal Bhatti

09-15 Feb. in Pakistan: Friendship-cum-cultural Trip to Lahore, Islamabad, Murree, Punja Sahib, Nankana Sahib and call of Mrs. Benazir Bhuttoo and Janab Nawaz Sharif and Governer of Punjab.

08th April at “Sun Villa”, New Delhi: Grand Kirtan Darbar on occassion of Tercentenary celebration of Birth of Khalsa Participated by 300 American Sikhs-Display of Shastras of Guru Gobind Singh Ji brought from Sh. Hazoor Sahib, Guest: Smt. Shiela Dixit, Chief Minister of Delhi and Yogi Harbhajan Singh Ji from USA.

09th April at Rashtarpati Bhawan, New Delhi: Release of commemorative stamp on occasion of Tercentenary Celebration of Birth of Khalsa by Shri K.R. Narayanan, Hon’ble President of India.

17th April at New Delhi: Symposium on “Enterprising Punjabis”, Chief Guest: Dr. Manmohan Singh, Former Union Finance Minister.

Grand cultural Evening of Punjabi songs and dances by renowned folk artists of India and Pakistan at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi.  Chief Guest: Sr. Parkash Singh Badal, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Punjab.

Aid of Kargil people June’ 99 in New Delhi: WPO promptly sent two full trucks of blankets, tents, woolen clothes etc. for war effected people of Kargil in June `99

“Aye Watan Tere Liye” 17th July ’99 in New Delhi:WPO supported the mega show “Aye Watan Tere Liye” in association with Cine Star Anpum Kher at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi for collecting contirbution to the Army Central Welfare Fund, an evening of rememberance and gratitude for the Heroes of Kargil, where more than 100 leading Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachan, Jaya Bachan, Aishwarya Rai, Anil Kapoor, Jacky Shroff, Rani Mukherjee, Govinda, Sunil Shetty, Shilpa Shetty, Akshay Khanna, Amrish Puri etc. Jatin Lalit with more than 75 musicians also participated.

Scholarship to Outstanding Students
WPO have adopted economically weak outstanding students Punjabi students in various schools from class XII and is taking care of their tuition fee, books, and attaining higher professional education.

Grand Diwali carnival at Bristol Hotel

WPO family Get-to-Gether at Taj Palace Hotel on 21st November

Launching of WPO Thailand Chapter in Bangkok on 25th December

WPO Millennium Planner