Glimpses of Baisakhi Celebrations at Chandigarh and Mumbai
Baisakhi at Mumbai
Baisakhi at Chandigarh
World Punjabi Organisation (WPO), Chandigarh Chapter on the occasion of celebrating Baisakhi and honouring prominent Punjabis who have done proud for humanity together with performance by folk singer Jasbir Jassi and cultural programme depicting Punjabi culture and heritage.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Guest Padma Shri Vikramjit Singh Sahney, International President of WPO on this occasion announced that WPO will be opening Skill Centres in Punjab for economically weak youth of Punjab where they will get free skill training in different streams and will help them in getting jobs through industrial members of WPO.
Shri Sahney also announced that forthcoming Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s 550th birth anniversary will be celebrated by WPO chapters in UAE, UK, USA, Canada starting from neighbouring countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia etc. where Guru Nanak Dev Ji travelled spreading the message of love and peace.
Rupinder Singh Sachdeva (President of WPO- Chandigarh Chapter), said that ‘WPO is proud to celebrate Baisakhi as a mark of zeal & zest, bravery and enterprise to Punjabis. We have been doing lots of Social and Charitable activities before and also supporting the juvenile students and youth as much as we can in any form.
Davinder Singh Thapar (General Secretary- WPO- Chandigarh Chapter) and Karan Gilhotra (Treasurer- WPO- Chandigarh Chapter) added on to it by saying ‘that it is also a platform to uplift economically weaker Punjabis for their betterment and to promote rich Punjabi culture, Folk, Language and Literature to inculcate high social values.’