Shivratri Celebration at Brahma Kumaris, Chandigarh

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Chandigarh (UT): On the occasion of Maha Shivratri a special program was organised by Brahma Kumaris, Chandigarh at Rajyoga Bhawan, Sector 33-A on Sunday, 11th February’ 2018 in the morning.  Tha Prabhat Pheri was organised to spread the message of baba with contingent of 1000 BKs walking around 7 km in the city.

After that a beautiful programme of Felicitation of some dignitaries of the city was there followed by Flag Hoisting of Shiv Baba.
Following Dignitaries were honoured.
1) Hon’ble Justice Mrs. Daya Chaudhary, Punjab & Haryana High Court
she is the first woman lawyer to be elevated as a High Court Judge in the Punjab & Haryana High Court.
She remained as President of Punjab & Haryana High Court Bar Association in the year 1999-2000 and earned the distinction of being first woman President ever elected.
She also held the coveted post of Senior Central Government Standing Counsel, Assistant Solicitor General of India in Punjab & Haryana High Court.
She was designated as a Senior Advocate on April 26, 2007 by Punjab & Haryana High Court and had credit of being the only senior designate woman lawyer in the High Court. Besides this, she has been doing the social work for the welfare of poor, downtrodden and women at large.
2) Lion Ranvir Uppal, Past District Governor of Lion Club International
Life Member of Indian Road Congress, PHD chamber of Commerce
Trustee of Tagore Bal Kala Niketan School and Desh Raj Memorial Lions Blood Bank
Received Indo Nepal Friendship Award by His Majesty Govt. of Nepal
Rastriya Gaurav Awardee
3) Mrs. Kanwal Thakar Singh
Former National Badminton Champion and Arjuna Awardee
4) Sh. Kamal Arora- Chairman of Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi
Actor, Director, Producer, Make-up artist, Costume Designer, Orator, Social worker and Educationist
Directed and Acted in more than 120 Plays, 12 serials, 9 films
National Sangeet Natak Akademi Award by President of India  and many more awards.
5) Mr. Amar Vivek, Additional Advocate General, Haryana
143 times blood donation and still continue
Received National Youth Award for social work from Prime Minister
Assisted more than 30 couples to get united through counseling and mediation
6) Lion T K Magazine
Management Consultant, Corporate Trainer, ELOQUENT SPEAKER; ARMATURE WRITER &; COMMUNITY WORKER; PHILANTHROPIST
STAR BLOOD DONAR ; 53 TIMES
MEMBER OF:
a) CORE COMMITTEE OF INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MATERIAL MANAGEMENT
b) BOARD OF STUDIES OF PUNJAB TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
c) GOVERNING COUNCIL , HARYANA SCHOOL BUSINESS
d) SENIOR MEMBER OF LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL
7) Mrs. Soma Mukhopadhyay
Principal, Bhawan Vidyalaya, Chandigarh
She received the national award by Vice President of India for using the information and communication technology for innovation in teaching.
8)Dr. S. M Bose-  Senior Consultant Surgeon 
Advisor: Assn of Surgeons of India
Editorial Advisor: Coloproctology, Hospital Today
Advisor: Indian Assn of Day Care surgery
Governing Council Member of Prachin Kala Kendra, Chandigarh
President Chandigarh Surgical Society
Past President Association of Surgeons of India
Past President Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology
9)Mrs. Harjinder Kaur- Chairperson-Chandigarh Commission for protection of Child Rights, Social worker
Former Mayor, Chandigarh
working for making Chandigarh Child Friendly City
10)SH. K. P Singh- Executive Engineer, Hoticulture, MC, Chandigarh
controlling 1800 parks in the city
conducted census of all trees in the city and classified 1 lakh 65 thousand tress and identified 1500 dead and dry trees
Received State Award by Chandigarh Administration
11)Sh. Kuldeep Singh, XEN, electrical division, MC., Chandigarh
Replaced conventional lights with energy saving efficient LED lights in the city resulting in saving of 60% electricity in the city.