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Amrit Vela Radio ' the rising of the sun' Radio celebrating its 13th Year Anniversary in 2009 is a multiple award winning radio programme. Directed, produced and presented by the one and only Lucky Dhillon O.B.E.
Born and brought up in Amritsar, Lucky Dhillon OBE is the first person in the history of radio broadcasting to broadcast a live feed of the Hukamnama and Ardas from The Prestigious Golden Temple, Sri Harmandir Sahib, Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, which you can hear daily along with a translation in English by young children.
Amrit Vela Radio, now also on Sky Digital 0185, 7 Days a week 4-00am - 6-00am.
Brand New School Bus Donated
A Brand New School Bus was donated to the schools at the All India Pingalwara Charitable Society by Amrit Vela Seva Sangat London UK. Pingalwara Society is the home of the underpriviledged and mentally challenged. Pingalwara is not an institution, it is a dynamic movement. The School Bus was presented to Dr Inderjit Kaur President of All India Pingalwara Charitable Society, by Lucky Dhillon OBE and Amrit Vela Sangat.
Education standard of government run schools is very low and the poor people cannot afford to send their children to private schools. Pingalwara is running five schools where free education is provided.
Peace Ambassador 2009' *
Strength in Unity, Strength Through Peace.
Presented by Ilford North Labour Party
Langar Seva, October 2009, Amrit vela seva donated £17,541.73 on Tuesday 6th October 2009 at 15-40PM, at Sri Harmandir Sahib, (Golden Temple) Amritsar, on Guru Ram Das Ji's Gurupurb, The cheque was presented to the President Sardar Avtar Singh Makker, By Lucky Dhillon OBE.
This seva was donated for the langar ( Free Kitchen) to serve over an estimated two hundred thousand people on Thursday 8th October 2009, the langar was for 24 hours, The sangat (Men and Women who religiously meet at the Presence of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji) had come from all over India and the World to celebrate this Gurupurb ( Birth Anniversairy of Guru Ram Das ji) at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar. On the 8th October 2009 ladoos (Indian Sweets) was distributed to the sangat to celebrate this Gurupurb. A presentation was also held during this celebration where the President of SGPC Avtar Singh Makker Honoured Lucky Dhillon OBE for this Langar Seva.
Langar is the term used in the Sikh Faith for the free, vegetarian only food served in a Gurudwara. At the Langar, only vegetarian food is served to ensure that all people, regardless of their dietary restrictions, can eat as equals. Langar is open to all Religions, Sikhs and Non Sikhs alike.
The Sikh Langar or free kitchen was started by the first Sikh Guru, . It is designed to uphold the principle of equality between all people of the world regardless of religion, caste, colour, creed, age, gender or social status. In addition to the ideals of equality, the tradition of Langar expresses the ethics of sharing, community, inclusiveness and oneness of all humankind.
"..the Light of Waheguru is in all hearts"
Donation of ambulance to Pingalwara by Amrit Vela Seva
On 16-06-2009, (Martyrdom Day of Guru Arjun Dev Ji) Amrit vela Seva Sangat had donated an AMBULANCE to All India Pingalwara Charitable Society. The dedication ceremony took place at Main Branch of Pingalwara near Bus Stand. The Programme included Kirtan Darbar from 0830-1030 hrs in the morning in Gurdwara Sahib and there after the keys of the ambulance was handed over to Singh Sahib Bhai Ranjit Singh Ji and Dr Inderjit Kaur President of all India Pingalwara Charitable society, by Lucky Dhillon OBE.
Lucky Dhillon Awarded OBE
Amrit Vela Radio is delighted to announce that presenter Lucky Dhillon has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's 2009 New Years Honours list for her services to Asian Broadcasting and to the Media.