City of Brampton celebrates Sikh Heritage Month: Three outstanding Sikhs to be recognized

THE City of Brampton will host its official Sikh Heritage Month reception on Thursday, April 26, from 6 to 8 p.m., with federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh as the keynote speaker.

“April is Sikh Heritage Month in Ontario and the City of Brampton will proudly celebrate the significant contributions of its Sikh community,” said Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon.

This year, the City will be recognizing three outstanding Sikh-Bramptonians:

Constable Manjit Singh Basran

* Constable Manjit Singh Basran (Sikh Sewa Society): 2018 Peel Police Service award winner, and outstanding contributions to the Brampton community by providing food to homeless through mobile food truck.

* Fateh Singh (Music): Brampton-based singer, rapper, and internationally renowned recording artist, with multiple hits and albums.

* Palvinder Kaur (Langar Seva): Her organization deliver meals to homes of those in need who cannot cook due to complex medical issues and to also provide support

Fateh Singh

services including house calls and recreational activities to relieve loneliness.

“The reception is open to the public and all residents are invited to attend as Brampton celebrates its great diversity,” said Dhillon.

Palvinder Kaur