Latest News::Applications invited for Awards for Honesty and Service of Mankind
Gurudwara Godri Sahib Baba Farid Society and Tilla Baba Farid Charitable Society has invited applications for annual awards given in the field of Honesty and Service of mankind. This award is given to inspire people and to generate among people the virtue of honesty and humanity and encourage people to serve mankind. This award started in the year 2000 and is given to outstanding personalities. Chairman of the society S. Inderjit Singh Khalsa informed that the selected personalities will be honoured with an award, cash prize of Rs. 1 Lakh each, Letter of Appreciation and a Token of Respect (Siropa). Any two people from Punjab or any society can send a letter containing complete information regarding the person to be nominated for the award. This information can be sent to the office situated at Baba Farid Public School Faridkot which is run by Baba Farid Society. Only persons deployed in Punjab or having any relation to Punjab will be considered for this award. He also informed that the applications can be sent till 30th of August, 2019. Society will announce the names of the chosen personalities only after complete verification on its level. Many great personalities have been honoured with this award in the past namely Kanwar Vijay Pratap Singh IPS, Krishan Kumar IAS, IPS Kiran Bedi, L.K. Yadav, Taraksheel leader Nirmal Singh, Vice-Chancellor Raj Bahadur, Advocate H.S. Phoolka, Jagdev Singh Jassowal, Bibi Inderjit Kaur, Dr. Harshinder Kaur, Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal, Sahara Club Bathinda, Er. Padamjit Singh, Bhai Gursharan Singh alias Manna Singh, Dr. Harbag Singh, Baba Jaswant Singh Riksha Puller, Navjot Singh Sidhu Cabinet Minister Punjab, Mohd. Tayab IAS, Er. Jasbir Singh Bhullar etc. Baba Farid Award of Honesty has been presented to 31 people and Bhagat Puran Singh Award for Service to Humanity has been given to 26 people till date. S. Inderjit Singh Khalsa said that the deserving personalities will be honored at Gurudwara Godri Sahib in the presence of thousands of people in a religious ceremony to be held on 23 September 2019 which will be the concluding day of Baba Farid Aagman Purab celebrated from 19th September to 23rd September.