January 22, 2017, 01:19:52 PM
collapse

Author Topic: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba  (Read 4102 times)

Offline Jhanda_Amli

  • PJ love this Member
  • ******
  • Like
  • -Given: 344
  • -Receive: 408
  • Posts: 13255
  • Tohar: 1
    • View Profile
A devoloping Story..... What a Wonderful News.. Let see a Sikh at the top of the throne  :superhappy: :superhappy: :superhappy:





A grassroots campaign is underway hoping to convince Prime Minister Stephen Harper to pick a Mississauga, Ont., man as Canada's next governor general.

Akbar Warris is one of more than 12,000 people to have signed the petition asking for Bikram Lamba to be named Canada's viceregal representative.

Among other endeavours, Lamba volunteers his free time helping members of the South Asian community with immigration issues.

"Any problems that people have — let's say on immigration issues, people have employment issues, people have education issues — he's there to help," said Warris.

For most Canadians, the name Bikram Lamba won't spring to mind when talk turns to who will replace Gov. Gen. Michaëlle Jean.

But like Jean and former governor general Adrienne Clarkson, Lamba has worked in the media. He is well known in the southern Ontario South Asian community for his commentaries on local television. And he does political analysis on a daily South Asian radio call-in show broadcast in the Greater Toronto Area.

He's also ombudsman for the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada and has a PhD in English literature.

Lamba has expressed interest in taking up the role and says he'd be a strong advocate not only for South Asians and new immigrants, but for all Canadians — though it's not clear if he has any facility with French.

Before coming to Canada from India, Lamba acted as a political adviser to a number of governments.

"I have been advising the [former] prime ministers of India Madame [Indira] Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi. We advised the government of Uzbekistan on health reforms. We advised the government of Ghana on infrastructure development," he said.

Lamba is flattered by the move to get his name considered for the job of governor general.

Warris said Lamba is deserving of the attention.

"We would want a South Asian to be at a position where we can pay back to this beautiful society and country. So that was the main theme, love for this country … and then we saw that his credentials, or resumé, match the portfolio and that's what started the whole matter," said Warris.

His supporters say they will be collecting signatures for a few more weeks and hope to get the petition to Ottawa by the end of the month.



Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/politics/story/2010/04/14/lamba-gg.html#ixzz0l7A2tuvM

Punjabi Janta Forums - Janta Di Pasand


Offline Jhanda_Amli

  • PJ love this Member
  • ******
  • Like
  • -Given: 344
  • -Receive: 408
  • Posts: 13255
  • Tohar: 1
    • View Profile
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2010, 05:31:59 PM »
For all Those who dont know what is Governor General - It represent the power of Queen in an Independent British Colony

- Damn I m so happy.. Sikh as the head of the country... I hope all works out well

Offline Jhanda_Amli

  • PJ love this Member
  • ******
  • Like
  • -Given: 344
  • -Receive: 408
  • Posts: 13255
  • Tohar: 1
    • View Profile

Offline Grenade Singh

  • Administrator
  • Vajir/Vajiran
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 310
  • -Receive: 570
  • Posts: 7681
  • Tohar: 193
  • Gender: Male
  • Sardar
    • View Profile
    • Punjabi Janta
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2010, 05:44:12 PM »
A petition is not an actual vote. But I'd be more than happy to see a qualified Sikh get the position.

Offline Jhanda_Amli

  • PJ love this Member
  • ******
  • Like
  • -Given: 344
  • -Receive: 408
  • Posts: 13255
  • Tohar: 1
    • View Profile
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2010, 05:45:13 PM »
Prime Minister himself shown intent in Dr. Lamba so its just not based on Petition.

Offline *rAbh RaKHA*

  • Retired Staff
  • PJ owe to this member
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 737
  • -Receive: 382
  • Posts: 19102
  • Tohar: 5
  • Gender: Female
    • View Profile
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2010, 05:54:31 PM »
 :balle: :balle: :balle: :balle:

Offline cнιяρу νιвєѕ ツ

  • PJ Mutiyaar
  • Vajir/Vajiran
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 202
  • -Receive: 348
  • Posts: 7312
  • Tohar: 118
  • Gender: Female
  • Hasmukh Kuri
    • View Profile
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2010, 06:17:10 PM »
balle balle  :balle:

Offline Kudrat Kaur

  • PJ Mutiyaar
  • Patvaari/Patvaaran
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 115
  • -Receive: 318
  • Posts: 4495
  • Tohar: 12
  • Gender: Female
  • While there is Life, there is hope!
    • View Profile
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2010, 06:45:45 PM »
Ih ta bahut vadiya gal aa..punjabiya di ho ayee Wah bi Wah :superhappy:

Offline █ ▌ﻝαᔕ ▌█

  • Retired Staff
  • Sarpanch/Sarpanchni
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 181
  • -Receive: 190
  • Posts: 3433
  • Tohar: 121
  • Gender: Male
  • President of Charra Union
    • View Profile
    • sanu nasha valliata da
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2010, 09:10:38 PM »
stephan harper asked me to be a next governor gernal but cuz of ma buzy sechule i refussed him and i told him that im looking forward to be involved with liberal  :hehe: :hehe: :laugh:

Offline sukhbeer

  • Retired Staff
  • Patvaari/Patvaaran
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 36
  • -Receive: 38
  • Posts: 4001
  • Tohar: 18
    • View Profile
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2011, 01:36:25 PM »
bade maan di gall aa amliya .. tfs

Offline ҂ ȿḉặᵰɗἷἧäѷїѧҋ↔ᶀɍǐȶĩṧӊ ₰

  • PJ Gabru
  • Maharaja/Maharani
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 0
  • -Receive: 70
  • Posts: 11159
  • Tohar: 35
  • ËŅŹĒĐ ĶĮŴİ ĴḀ₣Ẩ ÅֱҜֱΆ ŁĽĿĻ
    • View Profile
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2011, 05:05:18 AM »
That's good.  =D>

Offline MyselF GhainT

  • Global Moderator
  • Sarpanch/Sarpanchni
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 345
  • -Receive: 499
  • Posts: 3411
  • Tohar: 503
  • Gender: Male
  • I work same as karma
    • View Profile
Re: Next "Canadian Governor General" Could be a "Sikh" - Bikram Lamba
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2014, 03:51:02 AM »
wow

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
2 Replies
891 Views
Last post July 09, 2010, 07:08:05 PM
by ...lalli...
0 Replies
666 Views
Last post July 10, 2010, 12:58:29 AM
by Ziddi Soorma
1 Replies
1385 Views
Last post September 01, 2010, 08:03:37 PM
by Sardar_Ji
6 Replies
1509 Views
Last post December 04, 2012, 12:24:06 AM
by PrEEт Jαтт
12 Replies
1405 Views
Last post April 12, 2011, 02:13:19 PM
by @@JeEt@@
0 Replies
406 Views
Last post April 12, 2011, 03:32:56 PM
by @@JeEt@@
17 Replies
3347 Views
Last post January 22, 2013, 11:03:11 PM
by G@RRy S@NDHU
3 Replies
1320 Views
Last post December 03, 2012, 12:07:09 PM
by -ιŁŁтι.Jค┼┼_
0 Replies
562 Views
Last post January 10, 2012, 04:44:20 AM
by ●๋♥«╬ α๓๓γ Sï∂нบ «╬♥●๋
3 Replies
1260 Views
Last post December 03, 2012, 12:24:13 PM
by -ѕArKaRi_SaAnD-

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 162
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 4
  • Dot Users Online:

* Recent Posts

kehdi sabji tuhanu sab to jaada pasand aa by Gujjar no1
[Today at 12:10:08 PM]


Rotian Lyrics – Sarthi K by Joginder Singh
[Today at 06:54:46 AM]


ik sawal ...... sanu apnya nu azmana chaida ya nai ???? by TRIKHA MUNDA
[January 21, 2017, 03:17:24 PM]


Don't feel pain for those who left you by Decent Desi Munda
[January 21, 2017, 03:04:53 PM]


Russe nu kida manunda aa? by "AWARA PANCHI"
[January 21, 2017, 01:27:13 PM]


pj da oh person jis naal tuc gal karna pasand karde ho??? by "AWARA PANCHI"
[January 21, 2017, 01:16:30 PM]


tuhade to uppar wale person nu tusii kiven marnaa pasand karogey....? by "AWARA PANCHI"
[January 21, 2017, 01:14:33 PM]


THE person above u , nu kehdi dish khlana pasand karoge????? lolzzzz by "AWARA PANCHI"
[January 21, 2017, 01:13:13 PM]


tusi kehrhi cheez dekh k bohut khush hunde o?? by Decent Desi Munda
[January 21, 2017, 12:43:32 PM]


Best DP of the Week by Gujjar no1
[January 20, 2017, 12:23:19 PM]


kive reha valentins by Qainaat
[January 20, 2017, 10:33:20 AM]


Girls Only: What Do You Use? by "AWARA PANCHI"
[January 20, 2017, 04:01:29 AM]


Big Boss 10 by MyselF GhainT
[January 19, 2017, 01:56:50 PM]


Photo naaal Emotions/mood express karo!!! by Gujjar no1
[January 18, 2017, 02:35:58 PM]


tere naam by Gujjar no1
[January 17, 2017, 05:20:49 PM]


which pj member do u miss ryt now? by Gabb-ee
[January 17, 2017, 04:28:41 AM]


Request Video Of The Day by 💖Stylo Kaur 💖
[January 16, 2017, 10:37:59 PM]


hindi /Urdu Four Lines Poetry by Gujjar no1
[January 16, 2017, 02:08:19 PM]


Just two line shayari ... by Gujjar no1
[January 16, 2017, 02:06:05 PM]


Weed Da Saroor By Bohemia, J Lucky by Joginder Singh
[January 16, 2017, 05:48:11 AM]


Share Your OOTD by "AWARA PANCHI"
[January 15, 2017, 12:47:06 PM]


Concealers/ Brighteners by Qainaat
[January 15, 2017, 12:07:04 PM]


Girls Only: Youtube Beauty Guru's by Qainaat
[January 15, 2017, 12:05:16 PM]


New Movie Trailers by Qainaat
[January 15, 2017, 11:57:10 AM]


She is Life by Qainaat
[January 15, 2017, 11:55:24 AM]