May 2023, Chandigarh – News18 Punjab Haryana, the leading news channel of the region, hosted a high-profile event, “The Prominent Punjabi,” on 18 May 2023, to honor and celebrate the exceptional accomplishments, talent, and contributions of Punjabis who have made a name for themselves and made the region proud.
The Prominent Punjabi event was held at the Hyatt Regency, Chandigarh, and brought together a distinguished gathering of esteemed guests from various fields such as arts and culture, business, entrepreneurship, sports, social work, and many more. Among the attendees were community leaders, industry captains, and proud members of the Punjabi fraternity. The event showcased the incredible stories and remarkable achievements of these icons who can serve as an inspiration to the present generation to dream big and make a difference.
Amongst those who spoke at and were felicitated at the event were the former Indian hockey captain Rajpal Singh Hundal, former cricketer Yograj Singh, Padma Shri Awardee Rattan Singh Jaggi, expert of business development & professional coach Mr. Lalit Agnihotri, an exemplary figure in the field of organic farming Mr. Sukhchain Singh Gill, painter, illustrator, teacher & artist Mr. Rahi Mohinder Singh, Founder & Chairman Salaria Jan Sewa Foundation Mr. Swaran Salaria, popular singer Jasleen Kaur Aulakh, an entrepreneur and the owner Hop Up Mr. Inderjeet Puniani, renowned writer Ninder Ghugianvi, actress Gurpreet Kaur Bhangu and Director of Saraswati Agro Life science Mr. Sahib Singh Cheema.
News18 Punjab Haryana has launched this unique initiative with the aim to inspire individuals to strive for greatness while fostering a sense of pride and unity within the Punjabi community.