Badal , Sukhbir honour Canada based Punjabi Joginder Bassi with NRI Special Broadcaster Award.
March 16, 2016
Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal honoured the Canada based Punjabi NRI broadcaster and the owner of ‘Gaonda Punjab Radio’ Toronto Mr. Joginder Bassi with the ‘NRI Special Boradcaster Award’ carrying a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh.
A spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that the CM and Deputy CM honoured Mr. Bassi at a simple but impressive ceremony held at Punjab Bhawan .
On the occasion , the Chief Minister urged the foreign based Punjabi media to play a pro-active role in disseminating information , news and views in a free, fair and objective manner besides highlighting the overall development of the
state in true perspective. Mr. Badal said that NRI media could play a constructive role in quelling the misconceptions from the minds of Punjabi Diaspora through acting as a bridge between lines and the Punjabis of the state.