As a mark of tribute and to commemorate the memory of S. Bakhtawar Singh Gill, Former President, College Governing Council, GHG Khalsa Colleges, Gurusar Sadhar, organized an Inter-College Gurbani Gayan Competition. The programme began after the Bhog of Akhand Path of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. The function was organized and celebrated collectively with religious fervour by all the institutions working under the Management- G.H.G. Khalsa Degree College, College of Education and College of Pharmacy.
On this occasion, a Free Medical Check-up Camp and a Blood Donation Camp were organized with a team of doctors from DMC Hospital, Ludhiana, and Civil Hospital, Malerkotla, respectively. The Camps were inaugurated by Sardarni Mohinder Kaur Gill, S. Manjit S. Gill, President and Mrs. Hareena Gill. S. Jaswant Singh, Principal, Degree College, while throwing light on the occasion told that many teams from different colleges participated in this event with great enthusiasm. 53 units of blood were donated voluntarily and nearly 353 patients underwent medical check-up with specialists in Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Gastroenterology and De-addiction from DMC Hospital, Ludhiana. The Camps attracted a number of local residents as well. The patients were given medicines free of cost. The Guest of Honour, S. Satinder Pal Singh Sidhwan, in his address said that the visionary S. Bakhtawar Singh Gill took the initiative of providing education in this region during the times when there was prevalence of female foeticide and education was the domain of men. He appreciated the classical gurbani presentation by the youngsters.
In the group category of the Gurbani Gayan competition, GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, achieved the first position while Khalsa College, Civil Lines, Ludhiana, stood second and Gobind National College, Narangwal, stood third. In the individual category, Gursimran Kaur of Khalsa College, Ludhiana, Chetna of GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, and Manjot Singh, Gobind National College, Narangwal, stood first, second, and third, respectively. The panel of Judges who gave judgement on the occasion included S. Gobinder Singh Alampuri, S. Sahibjit Singh and S. Rajinder Singh. The winners were felicitated and honoured with trophies and cash prizes. An exhibition of books was also organized by Gurmat Pustak Centre on the occasion. Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle and N.S.S Units of the college made a special contribution towards making this event successful. In the end, a vote of thanks was given by Dr. S. S. Deol, Former Principal, who thanked and remembered the founder of this institution for his exemplary vision which provided an education base for numerous students of this region.
The function was also graced by Dr. S.S. Thind, Secretary, Governing Council, Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Principal College of Pharmacy Dr. Satwinder Kaur, Principal College of Education Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Dr. Balwinderpal Singh, S. Pritam Singh Heran, Principal Ram Singh Kular, S. Gurjeet Singh Ramana (SSP Retd.) & S. Tarlochan Singh many other distinguished guests from the area. After the programme, Guru Ka Langar was also served for the entire 'Sangat'.