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The great personalities that have contributed to the promotion of Sikhism were honoured by SEWA ( Social Educational Welfare Association) in association with International Fateh Academy on Monday, December 29, 2014 at a International Level Conference held at International Fateh Academy, Jandiala Guru.


The special presence of ‘Five Singh Sahibaan’ to confer awards upon the distinguished personalities of the Sikh panth was a great honour and sanctified the event.


The aim of the conference was to recognize those personalities that are making an indefatigable effort in different spheres not only to revive the honour but to spread the fragrance of Sikhism throughout the world. This Conference was a wonderful attempt by ‘SEWA’ a non-profit registered Society. The president of ‘SEWA’ S.Jagbir Singh, Chairman, and IFA shared that the Sikh of the Year Award was initiated in the year 2011. This time the awards are being given in different categories for which nominations were sought from the ‘Sikh Sangat’ through letters and e-mail. After a thorough verification of the nomination, 13 Gursikhs were selected by SEWA. The personalities honoured with Awards were:


Ravinder Singh, founder of Khalsa Aid (U.K) was honoured with the ‘Sikh of the Year, 2014’ Award for safeguarding the human rights and reaching out to these afflicted by natural and politically motivated catastrophies.


Bhai Mohinder Singh Ji: The gold-plating of Sri Harmandir Sahib, Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib, Takht Sri DumDuma Sahib, Sri Fategarh Sahib completed under the command of Bhai Sahib Bhai Mohinder Singh Ji and in progress at Takht Sri Patna Sahib, earned him the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ for his dedicated service.


Dr. Sarup Singh Alag, a noted writer, reporter, researcher of Sikh history was also conferred with the ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ for his contribution to the Sikh Panth.


Bhai Jagraj Singh was honoured with the ‘Sikh Youth Icon Award-2014’ for promoting Sikhism through the electronic media.


Guribaadat Singh was conferred with the ‘Sikh Youth Icon Award-2014’ for being the first Amritdhari Gursikh to scale the highest peak in the world end that too at just 17 years of age.


Akaal Purakh Ki Fauj (Org) empowers individuals of all ages to achieve their potential in physical, mental, social and spiritual aspects and to fulfill their responsibilities towards their family , society and religion. The organization that has started several projects for the service of Sikhi, was honoured with the ‘Sikh Organization Award’-2014.


The Sikh Media Application ’Gurbani Searcher’ was honoured with ‘Best Sikh Application Award-2014.’


S.Bhupinder Singh was honoured with the ‘Bhai Ghanaiya Award-2014’ for his selfless service towards the locals.


S.Gurpreet Singh was conferred ‘Pride of Sikhs Award-2014’ for being a Puran Gursikh, for honestly performing his duties in the capacity of an Inspector in the Gujrat police department.


Giani Jagtar Singh Ji Jachak was honoured with the ‘Guru Piyare Award-2014’ for his endeavor to preach and promote the teachings of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji worldwide.


Bibi Harpreet Kaur was conferred with the ‘Dedicated Sikh Award-2014’ for her services in USA to enjoin the sikh children to their culture, heritage and religion.


S.Gunveen Singh was honoured with the ‘Creative Sikh Award-2014’ for being a successful model, actor and director even while being a baptised Sikh.


Sikh channel was conferred ‘Sikh Media Award-2014′ for its significant role in the telecasting of religious and spiritual programmes as Kirtan, Katha etc.


Bhai Gurbaksh Singh, who is on hunger strike for the second time, for release of illegal prisoners from Indian jails, was honoured with the ‘So Kahiyat Hai Soora Award’ which was received by his son from the ‘Five Sikh Sahibaan’.


Below are the links of Photos/Videos: Sikh Awards-2014


The Awards by SEWA will be a regular feature recognizing the great personalities of Sikh Faith for their contribution in upholding the honour and promotion of Sikhism.


Please visit the following links to view the ceremony in its entirety:


Click for the Photos of the Event



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