|New Delhi, 9 April : Former Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh launched the book “Mission to Reboot Punjab Through Value Based Education” a book about Baba Iqbal Singh, authored by Benedict Parmanand.
Exhilarated to be a part of the launch Dr. Manmohan Singh added “We are currently living in the day & age where there is immense need of value-based education. Our generation apart from getting technically educated must also be made aware of our rich culture, heritage and history”. He further said, ‘ I am truly inspired by Baba Iqbal Singh Ji’s life, work and selfless service to the humanity; his commitment to educate the young and the mislead.”
In a truly emotional speech Mr. Manpreet Singh Badal (Finance Minister, Punjab) highlighting the prevailing issue of drug addiction amongst the youth, said “ It’s sad to see the current state of affairs in Punjab . Today, the youth of Punjab is beinginfluenced and misled by the evil elements. Baba Iqbal Singh’s relentlesscommitment and work towards rehabilitation & education is a blessing which is, truly and surely bringing in a positive change. ”
The event witnessed a power puff attendance, of educationists, bureaucrats, politicians, industralists and influencers from across the world coming under one roof. MrsIsher Judge Ahluwalia, Mr. Kapil Dev Nikhunj (Former cricketer), Mr Sunil Kant Munjal (Industrialist), Sr. Advocate Rupinder Singh Suri (President Supreme Court Bar Association), Mr K. T. S. Tulsi (Senior Advocate), Mr Pankaj Pachauri (ex-media advisor to PM), Mr Manjit Singh GK (President Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee), MrBishen SBedi (Cricketer), MrTarlochan Singh (ex-MP Rajya Sabha), Bhavdeep Singh (Fortis Healthcare), RS Sodhi (MD, Amul India), Mr DK Sharma (former Seceratry, were some of the guests of honor at the occasion.