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Seminar on Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh
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Date: March 08, 2008 07:38PM

Seminar on Bhai Randheer Singh
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, March 8
Bhai Randheer Singh Trust, Ludhiana, and Hardarshan International Memorial Trust, Chandigarh, organised an international seminar on the life and history of Bhai Randheer Singh at Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector 10, today. Vice-chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala, Dr Jaspal Singh was the chief guest on the occasion.

The seminar began with a shabad by the children of Guru Aasra Trust, Chandigarh, followed by a welcome address of Jaiteg Singh, general secretary, Hardarshan Memorial International Trust, Chandigarh. There were two sessions of the event. In the first session, Dr Gulzar Singh Kang, Dr Khadak Singh, Prof Anurag Singh and Dr Jatinderpal Singh Jolly presented papers on the life and history of Bhai Randheer Singh.

In the second session, prizes were distributed. Jaiteg in his speech said the objective of the seminar was to revisit the glory of Bhai Randheer Singh who was not only a freedom fighter and a literary stalwart but was also among the first ones to have worked for gurdwara betterment.

He also announced that separate awards in the memory of Bhai Randheer would be given to Sikh scholars, journalists, writers, social workers, artists for exceptional work in their respective fields.

This year, Bhai Randheer Singh award was given to Dr Balbir Singh Dil. Mata Punjab Kaur award in the memory of Bhai Randheer Singh’s mother was given to Roma Kaur, editor of Canada-based Kaurs magazine (voice of the Sikh women). Bhai Kewal Singh Nirdosh, a well-known writer from British Columbia was given Bhai Babir Singh award in the memory of Bhai Randheer Singh’s son.

Jasbir Kaur from Gurmat Sangeet, Punjabi University, Patiala, was awarded Bebe Kartar Kaur award in the memory of Bhai Randheer Singh’s wife. On this occasion, a book ‘Jan Parupopkari Aaye’ edited by Jaiteg Singh was also released.

It was announced that a painting workshop will be organised from March 21-23 in Ludhiana and the paintings made during the workshop will be installed at the Bhai Randheer Singh International Museum and a quarterly bulletin will be launched on March 29 in Ludhiana.

 



Re: Seminar on Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh
Posted by: Harinder Singh (IP Logged)
Date: March 10, 2008 01:05AM

Dhan Dhan Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh Jee!
Dhan Dhan Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh Jee's parents
Dhan Dhan Bhai SAhib Randhir Singh Jee's wife
Dhan all those people who did darshan of Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh Jee.

 





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