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Newsletter – January 2010

News Letter – January 2010

From: Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney (International President)

Felicitation dinner in honour of Member of Parliament of Indian Origin and Prominent NRIs
7th January, 2010

World Punjabi Organisation felicitate Parliamentarians of Indian Origin and Prominent NRIs on 7th January, 2010 at Hotel Le-Meridien.

It was night of Punjabi bonhomie in the national captital where Canadian MP Dr. Ruby Dhalla mentioned how the times were changing for the Punjabi community living in other countries.She said a hospital in Canada has been named the Guru Nanak Hospital. The hospital in her constituency, Brampton-Springdale, shows how the community was being accepted and doing well in Canada.

Punjabi is the fourth largest group of languages spoken in Canada, said Dhalla, Punctuating her words with chaste Punjabi. she was among the visiting diaspora that graced the function organised by the World Punjabi Orgnisation. Some of the prominent guests who graced the occasion were Dr. Ruby DhallaCanadian MP, Lord Diljit RanaUK, Baroness Sandeep vermaUK, Baron Karan F. BillimoriaUK, Sr. Tarlochan SinghMP Rajya Sabha, Sr. Joginder SinghFormer Director CBI, Sh. Raj LoombaChairman Loomba Trust UK, Sr.A.P.S. ChawlaRokko Cancer, Sr.J.S. SacharAsia whos who, Dr. Surinder S. PruthiFormer Vice Chancellor Mumbai University, Mrs.& Mr. H.S. Narula

On this occasion Dr. Ruby Dhalla and Lord Diljit Rana were presented with “Pride of India” award by WPO

While expressing his views Mr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney asked the diaspora to carry on the good work of setting up schools and dispensaries in their areas. he said the community was doing very well across the globe and should strive to do better.

Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney, International President WPO honouring Dr. Ruby Dhalla Canadian MP with a bouquet.




Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney along with Sr. Bhupinder Singh Chadha felicitating Lord Diljit Rana with “Pride of India” award

Sr. Vikramjit Sahney along with Sr. Tarlochan Singh felicitating Lord Diljit Rana with “Pride of India” award. Baroness Sandip Verma & Baron Karan F. Billimoria can also be seen in the picture.



Sr. Vikramjit Singh Sahney along with Sr. Bhupinder Singh Anand felicitating Sr. H.S. Narula with special award, Sr. Tarlochan Singh and Dr. Ruby Dhalla can also be seen in the picture.