Sikh Heritage Month Event

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

6 - 8 pm
City Hall Atrium, Downtown Brampton


The City of Brampton recognizes April as Sikh Heritage Month.

Honour outstanding members of Brampton’s Sikh community by joining the City for an evening of speakers, award honourees, a tasting of traditional food and a chance to mingle and network at Brampton’s City Hall Atrium.  Parking for this event will be free.

This year's recipients:


Manvinder Singh Sahota

A Brampton raised basketball player who has competed in the NCAA, across North America and internationally on some of the biggest stages in basketball. Manvinder, who is eager to give back to his community, will be launching a youth development program this summer called ZOR Basketball. 

Harvinder Kaur Bajwa

A disability rights advocate, avid fundraiser and the founder of Canadian South Asians Supporting Independent Living (C-SASIL), the first South Asian non-profit organization operated by people with disabilities fighting for and serving the needs of individuals with disabilities.

Rupan Singh Bal

A Canadian–Punjabi actor and comedian. Rupan’s fame emerged from his comedic roles in videos produced by fellow Canadian-Punjabi comic and YouTuber Jus Reign, and parleyed that role into acting and directing professionally in Brampton and internationally. 

Bikramjit Singh Gill

A Brampton resident whose career began playing Division 1 NCAA at Ball State University in Indiana. He is currently playing internationally representing Brampton in Japan’s professional league.  

Avtar Aujla

Brampton’s first South Asian City Councillor, serving from 2000-2003.

Visit the City Hall Atrium in the month of April to browse an artistic display highlighting Sikh Heritage.