Mumbai: A mega event Baisakhi Di Raat, amidst thousands of Punjabis & mix of Mumbaites, was headed by Cong.Leader Shri Charan Singh Sapra (Ex-MLC), Chairman - Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board (PCHB). yesterday SUNDAY 10th APRIL, 2016 at Matoshree Sports Club Ground, JVLR, Andheri (E).
It saw Punjabis & non-Punjabis relishing Punjabi Culture Baisakhi is a Punjabi festival that farmers traditionally observe as thanksgiving by expressing their gratitude for abundant harvest & praying for prosperity in future. PCHB is spearheading the promotion of Punjabi Culture & Heritage since many years by organizing various Socio Cultural programmes. The highlight of the event was Glittering Award Ceremony whereby personalities who have excelled in different are honoured with prestigious "Punjabi Icon Awards".
This year’s Award winners were Randeep Hooda (Bollywood Actor), Prabhu Chawla (Senior Editor), Prahlad Kakar (Ad Man), Pooja Bhatt (Bollywood Actress), Ms. Ruby Dhalla (Former MP, Canadian Congress), Surender Singh Kandhari (Al Dobowi Group – Dubai), Vivek Chand Burman (Dabur Group), Rajinder Singh Chadha (Wave Group), Jaiveer Shergill (Senior Advocate SC), among others.
Chief Guest S. Amarinder Singh Brar (President – Indian Youth Congress) said “I am fascinated by the mammoth gathering, I have never seen such crowd in Punjab. I appreciate Mr. Sapra for keeping the Community knitted thereby uniting the Punjabis of Maharashtra. Shri. Sanjay Nirupam (President –MRCC) & Shri KTS Tulsi (MP & Senior Advocate – Supreme Court) were the Guests of Honour.
Mix of cultural electrifying musical performance by Actor & Punjabi Pop Singer Diljit Doosanjh kept the crowd on their toes, Standup Comedy by Rajiv Thakur & Anchoring by Satinder Satti enthralled the crowd. Other Bollywood personalities present were Gulshan Grover, Rohit Roy, Jitendra among others.
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