Singh Ji, the President of the Kalgidhar Society which runs 22
English medium co-educational institutions under the name of
Akal Academy, was in
Surrey, B.C. Canada together with Dr. Khem Singh Gill and students from the
Akal Academy, Baru Sahib in May 2008.
The students from Akal Academy Baru
Sahib had programs at various
Gurdwaras in the lower mainland.
They performed kirtan with
traditional string instruments which
were enjoyed immensely by the
special function was also held at
the Grand Taj Banquet Hall in Surrey, B.C. at which Baba
Ji was present with the students. A
very instructive, informative program was organised which included amongst other
things, speeches by Baba Ji, Dr Khem Singh Ji, Sardadr Avtar Hari Singh, amongst
Theere was a gatka dispaly, a video
presentation, kaveshiri, an instrumental presentation, raffle draw, regonition
of donors, etc.
The event was extremely well organised by a
team of volunteers led by Avtar Singh Gill and Dr, Pargat Singh Bhurji.
After his stay in the lower mainland, Baba ji
and the students toured other towns in British Columbia including Kelowna,
Williams Lake and Prince George before heading east to Edmonton, Saskatoon,
Winnipeg and Toronto.