The two day International Punjabi Conference begins at Delhi. The conference was inaugurated by Former Prime Minster of India, Dr Manmohan Singh.
Deteriorating economic condition of people in Punjab, and their losing interest in Punjabi language and Punjabiat will be discussed in a two-day International Punjabi Conference. The ambition of the conference is to bring the youth closer to the Punjabi culture and punjabi language.
Principal of Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, Dr. Jaswinder Singh said, ‘It’s a historic day for us at the University, as such a conference has been organised for the very first time in Delhi. The conference will lay focus on the Punjabi culture and Punjabi language, in order to bring the youth and the modern generation closer to its roots.’
‘Be it Sikh leaders or eminent personalities in the field of educational institutes, who are successful in Canada, London, America and India especially in the educational field, like – Baba Iqbal Singh, Birmingham Mahinder Singh Ji and various others will be a ray of inspiration for us today,’ he added.
Eminent Punjabi writers, poets and social workers, who have worked on culture, and renowned Punjabi businessmen, will be honoured on the occasion.
Various eminent Punjabis, including Vivian Singh, Prof Gurcharan Singh from Singapore, Ghulam Mustapha from the UK, Ajaib Singh Sangha, Principal Sarwan Singh, Waryam Singh Sandhu, Sardool Singh Thiarha, Sukhi Baath and Ajaib Singh Chatha, all from Canada, and Sukhpal Singh Dhanoa from the US would attend the conference, said Manjit Singh GK.
The conference has been organised by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) at Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, Delhi.