Newsletter – April 2014

World Punjabi Organisation organised Gala Baisakhi Function at Sirifort Auditorium on 14th April, 2014.

Famous punjabi singer and actor Diljit Dosanj and Roshan Prince enthralled Delhites on Baisakhi Day at Siri Fort Auditorium – courtesy World Punjabi Organisation

Scintillating and energetic Performances by
Diljit Dosanjh & Roshan Prince together with Bhangra / Giddha performances by BMP Fire were the highlights of Baisakhi celebrations that enveloped the air of Delhi on Monday, the 14th day of April 2013. Graced by Justice AK Sikri, Honorable Chief Justice of Supreme Court, these Baisakhi festivities and celebrations were organized by World Punjabi Organisation (WPO) spreading the message of Love & Peace at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi where people from all walks of life joined in to the grandeur of the event.

“World Punjabi Organisation is promoting Punjabi culture and heritage and thereby uniting Punjabis staying all over the globe since last 15 years”, said Vikramjit Sahney, International President , WPO. He outlined various activities of WPO including mounting friendship delegations to Pakistan since 1998, organizing Punjabi conferences in New York, London, Dubai, Bangkok and launching World Punjabi Parliamentarian Forum to bring closer the Punjabi members of parliaments all over the world, producing mega light & sound shows such as Bole So Nihal, Guru Manyo Granth, installing statue of Shere Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Parliament House and much more. Mr. Sahney announced many social schemes by WPO such as scholarships to needy Punjabi students for higher education and training them for competitive examinations, organizing marriages of poor Punjabi girls and empowering them with vocational skills for their economic independence.

An exhilarating fervor loaded the senses of the audience of over two thousand music lovers when Roshan prince and Diljit took to stage with rendering of their popular songs one after the other. Diljit’s performance entranced the audience who were found clapping their hands and tapping their feet in their seats. Vikramjit infused the spirit of Vaisakhi in the gathering with his lone yet powerful rendering of the song ‘Punjabi apni bol’. The evening saw the music exalting each one raising to the state of complete fulfillment and joining them all in unity of joyfulness . The event was compered by versatile anchor Satinder Satti.

On this occasion, awards and mementoes were presented to distinguished personalities of Punjabi origin who have excelled in their respective fields.

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Bhangra and Giddha performances by BMP Fire.

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Roshan Prince rendering his famous numbers.

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Sh.VS Sahney along with Office Bearers of WPO honouring Justice AK Sikri.

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Sh.Sahney welcomes the High Commissioner of Pakistan Janab Salman Bashir.

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Sr.SS Sayal, Sr.Rajinder Chadha & Sr.SS Banga ji enjoying the performances.

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Ms.Rajiee Shinde being felicitated with Punjabi Rattan Award by WPO.

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Sr.SS Sayal ji presenting Punjabi Rattan Award to Sh.Rabinder Narayan ji.

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WPO Office Bearers join hands to felicitate Sh. Balraj Sethi on his 75th Birth Anniversar.

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Ms.Raseel Gujral and Sh.Naveen Ansal ji being felicitated by Sh.Sahney.

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Newly elected MP Sh.KTS Tulsi ji being greeted by Sh.Balbir Kohli.

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Young Brigade of WPO.

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Sh.Sahney ji announcing the launch of WPO Youth Forum.

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Raj Khanna ji honouring Roshan Prince.

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Sh.Sahney ji with Raseel and Naveen Ansal.

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Daljit with a fan.

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Shooting stars.