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Gurdas Mann da show cancel hogeya Calgary vich kiyonki kayi Sikh veeran nu andher ni jaan ditta geya kiyonki ohna ne kirpan payio si. Menu ni pata pehla sikh ki karde si Canada vich, te eh kidhan ho sakda ke eh pehli var hoya? Par eh huneyi huneyi khabar ayi aa...  je kisey nu kuch pata hove ke pichle saalan vich ki hunda, jaroor dasdeyo...

gurdas maan in calgary gal vigad gaye


The popular Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan made up for a show cancelled midway in Calgary on Sunday night by staging another one on Monday night.

The event's promoters, meanwhile, indicated that they intended to launch legal action against the original venue-- the Telus Convention Centre.

The show was held at Prairie Winds Park in northeast Calgary as quick arrangements were made to organize a make-up performance in the outdoors.

Many people were turned away from the venue of the concert and the show was shut down in mid-performance after the security officials refused entry to many Sikh fans wearing kirpans.

Hundred of irate spectators, mostly south-Asians, who had paid $100 per ticket to see 52 year old singer known to deliver power-packed live performances, spilled onto the streets in downtown Calgary outside Telus Convention Centre, the venue.

Police had to be called in when the argument between concertgoers and security guards got heated. Officials with the convention centre insisted they have a no-weapons policy.


The popular singer had already performed in Vancouver, BC on August 1 at packed Pacific National Exhibition PNE kicking off his six-city Canadian tour. The rest of the shows are scheduled at Edmonton on August 8, Penticton on August 9, Toronto on August 15 and Winnipeg on August 16.

source: http://www.southasianobserver.com/south_asian_canadian_news.php?mid=3&cid=1662]South Asian Observer[/url]

« Last Edit: August 08, 2009, 12:19:04 PM by Grenade Singh »

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Re: Gurdas Mann show cancelled in Calgary because Sikhs wearing kirpans
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2009, 01:59:19 AM »
yaar people are know Kirpan is not a weapon...Gurdass mann and the convention people should have known about that too...

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Re: Gurdas Mann show cancelled in Calgary because Sikhs wearing kirpans
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2009, 02:05:11 AM »
bhi assi vancover de a
and jado kade saddi pooja perform kardi a ta kade v koi v is tera da roula rappa nahi payia....
a gurdass mann wari hi peenda....


sadi poooja ne v kamal kitti a is year te  :hehe: :superhappy: =D> :balle: :balle: :balle:

pooja v canada v badi chall rahi a..... :he: :balle:

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Re: Gurdas Mann show cancelled in Calgary because Sikhs wearing kirpans
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2009, 07:31:07 AM »
now tat sucks, I heard tat about to yesterday

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Re: Gurdas Mann show cancelled in Calgary because Sikhs wearing kirpans
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2009, 06:06:44 PM »
haye rabba i heard calgary tan bahut sikh people ne..fir eh sabh kiwe ho geya...

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Re: Gurdas Mann show cancelled in Calgary because Sikhs wearing kirpans
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2009, 07:02:17 PM »
bhi assi vancover de a
and jado kade saddi pooja perform kardi a ta kade v koi v is tera da roula rappa nahi payia....
a gurdass mann wari hi peenda....


sadi poooja ne v kamal kitti a is year te  :hehe: :superhappy: =D> :balle: :balle: :balle:

pooja v canada v badi chall rahi a..... :he: :balle:


leh leh leh, miss pooja de fan vi ghat ni kara karde. ah leh parhla goliyan chaldiya Miss Pooja de show te.

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Re: Gurdas Mann show cancelled in Calgary because Sikhs wearing kirpans
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2009, 07:36:26 PM »
LOL.. yeah it happened here.. my bro went there... he was telling like hale adhe ppl andar chal gye c te adhe bahr khade c and ohna ne show shuru krta andarr... thn like bahr sige jihne pplz ohna ne roula paa ditta c k show shru kioo kita.... security b bot c te ohna ne keha k tu c kirpan paayi aa and they considered it kirpan as  weapon like i think khondak kaddi c seccurity valeya ne and apne punjabi ppl mad hogye and violent hoge te and punjabiya ne security nu b kutteya...  thn later on gurdas mann went to this teeyan de mele vale show te... dat was more like akhaada... khulle park ch ohdi stage c and bahr ppl beh k dekh rehe c... but jo b hoyaa bot embarassing c on both sides...  :spam: :spam:

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Re: Gurdas Mann show cancelled in Calgary because Sikhs wearing kirpans
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2009, 12:56:33 PM »
This news came up in Vancouver Sun.  I heard the organizer is going file a case against the venue, Telus Convention Centre, for this. Even when the promoter, Nirmal Dhaliwal, said it was OK for the Sikhs to go in, the security officials and general manager refused.

 

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