Press Releases2011Jul 11, 2011
UK Sikh Organizations honour Zee Punjabi in England
India's leading Punjabi News Channel, Zee Punjabi was honoured by leading Sikh religious organizations in the United Kingdom (UK) for its exemplary service to propagate Punjabi culture and Sikh values across the globe.« Back
While honouring Zee Punjabi team in Birmingham, Bibi Gurdev Kaur O.B.E., Chairperson of Sikh Naari Manch-UK said, "Ekonkar' is a unique contribution of Zee Punjabi to enlighten viewers on the real perspective of Sikhism and it's true values".
The Zee Punjabi team was specially invited to England's oldest and historical Khalsa Jatha Gurudwara, better known as Shepherd Bush Gurudwara in London for the felicitation ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sanjay Vohra-Editor, Zee Punjabi reinforced the Channel's commitment to promote and propagate Punjabi language, Punjabi culture and spirituality through News, Devotional Programmes and other programmes on Zee Punjabi.
"Our Channel's tag line 'Apni Boli Apna Maan' truly endorses our commitment to the same", Mr. Vohra concluded.
With the growing popularity of the ZEE Brand globally, the visiting team was well received in England by all religious groups, cultural groups, social activists and politicians of Indian origin and excellent hospitality was extended to them in London and Birmingham. Complimenting the hosts for their hospitality, Mr. Vohra stated, "It was matchless!. Punjabian da koi jawaab nahin bhaanve Amritsar hove jaan London." (Punjabi's hospitality is matchless, be it Amritsar or London)
As a sizeable Punjabi community from India and Pakistan lives in England, the visiting team interacted with Punjabis on the streets of Southall, in the Parliament and shared their take on life in England, pressures and challenges thereof.
Besides, Ekonkar, Khas Mulakaat, a special content was also recorded that will be available to Zee Punjabi viewers in diverse formats and styles from 10th July to 16th July, 2011 under a special theme programme called - 'Pardesan Vich Punjabi'.