Newsletter – April 2004

News Letter – April 2004

From: Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney, (Int’l President)

WPO celebrates Baisakhi with an entralling musical evening : 14th April 2004

“Paigam Mohhabatan de”(Message of Love, Peace and Harmony) – A cultural extravaganza presented by folk artistes and film stars from Pakistan on the occasion of Baisakhi (The festival of happiness and gaiety), on 14th April, 2004 at the Ashok Hotel, Chanakya Puri, New Delhi.
Some 25 Folk artistes and Film Stars, which included Melody King of Pakistan – Shaukat Ali, Melody Queen of Pakistan – Saira Nasim, Samina Iqbal, Waris Baig, PTV Star -Sarmad Sultaan Khoosat, Irfan Khoosat and Film Stars Sheen and Reeja among others specially flew in on the invitation of WPO and presented a captivating musical bonanza which kept the audience of more than 3000 persons enthralled, spellbound and glued to their seats for almost three hours.

Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney, President WPO along with Sr. Tarlochan Singh Chairman, National Commission for Minorities and Governing Body members honored Seth Trilok Singh Chawla and Shaukat Ali -The living legend of Pakistani music industry with Punjabi Gold Award for their outstanding contributions in their respective fields. Dr. J.S.Maini famous orthopaedician and Sr. M.S.Manchanda Vice President ITDC Hotels were also felicitated with Punjabi Gold Award.

Mr. Munawar Saeed Bhatti Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan in India, Sr. Tarlochan Singh Chairman National Commission for Minorities and Mr. A.P.S. Chawla – President of UK Chapter, Mr. H.S. Sachar – President Middle East and Mr. Santokh Singh Chawla – Sr. Vice President and Convener Thailand chapters of WPO were among the galaxy of VIPs who graced the occasion.

 


Seth Trilok Singh Chawla and Pakistani melody King Shoukat Ali being presented Punjabi Gold Award for their outstanding contributions in their respective fields by Sr. V S Sahney, President, WPO and Sr. Tarlochan Singh, Chairman – National Commission for Minorities, Sr. B S Kakar, Chairman International Affairs-WPO, Sr. B S Anand, Chairman- National Affairs and Mr. Munawar Saeed Bhatti Dy. High Commissioner of Pakistan in India can also be seen in these picture.

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Mr. Munawar Saeed Bhatti Dy. High Commissioner of Pakistan in India being felicitated by Sr. V.S. Sahney.

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WPO celebrates Baisakhi with an entralling musical evening : 14th April 2004

 

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Pakistani artists being felicitated by Sr. V.S. Sahney.

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Glimpses of Gidda dance.

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A comic skit by Pakistani artists.

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Popular Indian pop singer Mika performing at the Baisakhi festival.

 

 

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