Amritsar, Punjab: The Social Educational Welfare Association (SEWA) today organised a conference to felicitate great personalities who have contributed to the promotion of Sikhism. The aim of the conference was to recognise these personalities who are making a significant contribution in spreading Sikhism across the world. SEWA Chairman Jagbir Singh shared that the ”Sikh of the Year” award was initiated in 2011 and this time awards are being given in different categories for which nominations were sought from the Sikh Sangat through messages and emails.
Sikh leader from Canada Jagmeet Singh was honoured with the Sikh of the Year Award for his tireless contribution to the protection of human rights. Dr Rajwant Singh from the US was felicitated with Sikh of the Decade Award for his endeavour to create awareness regarding environment conservation. Dr RS Bains was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for authoring the ”Multimedia Encyclopaedia of Sikhism”. Baba Sewa Singh Khadur Sahibwale was also felicitated for his contribution to environment conservation and promoting education. Bhai Davinder Singh Khannewale, Bhai Baldev Singh Wadala, Jarnail Singh, Raja Singh and Satdeep Singh were also honoured in different categories.
Source: The Tribune