The Global Punjab Society has organised GPS Divas 2015. Manu Jagmohan Singh, Secretary General, GPS hosted the awards night to recognise the efforts of the community members who have glorified the name of Punjab and India with their outstanding achievements in their respective fields. Dr. Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister was the chief guest.
While speaking on the occasion, Jagmohan Singh said: “The aim of celebrating the GPS Divas 2015 is to establish a forum for Indians living in India and abroad to get-together and cultivate the spirit if brotherhood and to help create a conducive supportive climate.”
The list of awardees included Amarjit Singh, Partner and Head of India Business Group at Dutton Gregory LLP for being an ace Legal Practitioner; Navdeep Singh Bansal, Founder of Sikh Awards, the UK for significant contribution to the Sikh Society, the UK; Harry Bains, MLA, Surrey-Newton, Canada for excellence in Community Service; Ashwajit Singh, CMD, IPE Global for International Development Consultancy; Dr. KK Talwar, Head of Cardiology, Max Healthcare for his contribution in the field of Medicine; Amrit Lall, for services in Real Estate; Dikshu Kukreja of CP Kukreja Associates for his achievements in Architecture, India; Rahul Khanna and Rohit Gandhi for their outstanding contribution to the Fashion industry in India and Ragini Rainu, Young Sufi Diva from India for her contribution to the re-emergence of Sufi music and more. The gala event was attended by over 250 guests including a host of elite international dignitaries, public figures, community heroes and celebrities.
Global Punjabi Society was established in January 2010. GPS is a forum to celebrate the achievements of Indians in general and Punjabis in particular living in India and abroad and honour them for the pride they have brought to their Motherland as it believes that progress of Punjab is consistent with the progress and development of India. Global Punjabi Society has spread itself with GPS chapters in London, Doha, Kuwait and Thailand. It is a platform to serve the interests of global Punjabis as well as global Indians to voice their views, to celebrate their achievements, and to preserve the sanctity of India’s rich cultural heritage.