News Letter – April 2010
From: Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney (International President)
WPO organised a grand gala function at Dubai and Abu Dhabi from 21st April to 25th April 2010 to celebrate Baisakhi 2010.
Gala Vaisakhi Nite was well attended including a 30 member delegation from India and abroad. Dr. Ruby Dhalla, Canadian MP and Sh. Raj Babbar, MP Lok Sabha were honoured with the award of Punjabi Rattan by the Punjabi’s of UAE for their outstanding contribution to Punjabi community.
Audience enjoyed the foot taping performances by Sona Walia, Satinder Satti, Master Salim, Sarabjeet Cheema and Jazzy B. Some of the prominent guests who graced the occasion were Capt. Amrinder Singh-Ex. Chief Minister Punjab, Sr. Jagdip Nakai-Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Govt. of Punjab, Rana Gurjit Singh-MLA Punjab, Janab Arshad Alam-President WPO Karachi, Janab Ali Badar-Gen. Secy WPO Pakistan
Mr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney-International President WPO, while expressing his views conveyed Baisakhi greeting to the elite gathering. He also congraulated Sr. Surjit Singh-President WPO Abu Dhabi for his untiring efforts to organise this function at a grand scale that encouraged participation of large number of Punjabis and others in the celebrations. Sr. Surjit Singh thanked his team and everyone present for making the function a great success. He promised to organise the event as a “Big Vaisakhi Mela” in future where everyone could participate in real “Punjabi Spirit”
Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney being felicitated by the organising committee of Dubai Vaisakhi Nite.
Sr. Vikramjit Sahney felicitating Dr. Ruby Dhalla with “Punjabi Rattan Award”.
Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney and Sr. surjit Singh felicitating Capt. Amrinder Singh with shawl & bouquet.
(From L TO R) Janab Ali Badar-Gen. Secy WPO Pakistan, Sr. B.S. Anand-Chairman National Affairs WPO, Dr. Ruby Dhalla-MP Canada,Sr. V.S. Sahney-International President WPO and Sh. Raj Babbar-MP Lok Sabha.
Satinder Satti performing on her latest album.
Janab Arshad Alam-President Karachi Chapter with
Sr. B.S. Kakar-Chairman Int’l Affairs WPO.
(From L TO R) Dr. Ruby Dhalla, Sh. Harish Oberoi,
Sh. Raj Babbar and Sr. Surjit Singh
Famous Bollywood singer Master Saleem giving performance with his younger brother Parvez Peji
Crown Prince of Bhagra Jazzy B performing exclusively for Abu Dhabi Audience
Jazzy B in his elements.
Sr. Bhupinder Singh Anand with Janab Ali Badar and Dr. Ruby Dhalla.
Sr. Surjit Singh-President WPO Abu Dhabi felicitating
Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney-International President WPO with a bouquet.
Sr. Surjit Singh felicitating Sr. B.S. Kakar.
Sr. Surjit Singh felicitating Sr. B.S. Anand with a bouquet.
Sr. V.S. Sahney along with other office bearers of WPO India and UAE felicitating Dr. Ruby Dhalla with a bouquet and Mementoe.
Sr. V.S. Sahney along with Sr. Surjit Singh, Sr. B.S. Anand and Sr. B.S. Kakar felicitating Sh. Raj Babbar with a bouquet and Punjabi Rattan Award.
Ms. Rajiee M. Shinde-COO PTC Punjabi and Sh. Rabinder Narayan-President PTC Punjabi being felicitated by Sr. Surjit Singh.
(From L TO R) WPO Governing Body Member Sr. S.S.Sayal being felicitated by the Office Bearers of WPO UAE.
WPO Convener Sr. B.S. Kohli being felicitated by Office Bearers of WPO UAE.
WPO Governing Body Member Sr. Joginder Singh Kohli being felicitated by the Office Bearers of WPO UAE.
WPO Governing Body Member Sr. R.S.Kochhar being felicitated by the Office Bearers of WPO UAE.
WPO Governing Body Member Ms. Kuldeep Kaur Bajaj being felicitated by the Office Bearers of WPO UAE.
WPO Office Incharge Sr. Gurdeep Singh being felicitated by the Office Bearers of WPO UAE.
Mrs. Santosh Surjit Singh being felicitated by
Sr. V.S. Sahney with a bouquet. Sr. B.S. Anand and Sr. B.S. Kakar can also be seen in the picture.
Sr. V.S. Sahney along with Satinder Satti performing on his famous song Tere ishq nachaya
Bhangra performances by Punjab Cultural Society
Sarabjeet Cheema performing on his famous numbers.