NRI sikhs of LA praise Haryana Leader Mr. Chautala’s committements
"the hand of peace and good-neighbourliness to all the States"
Los Angeles, Dec.14, 2010
On Dec. 14, 2010, Mr. Ajay Kumar Chautala, who is a MLA from Haryana and former MP, attend an honorarium dinner at the Peacock Gardens Restaurant at Diamond Bar, arranged by the Sikh community. He was awarded a plaque in recognition of his services in the field of education, social works, farmer’s rights, and politics in Haryana and Northern India.
He is son of Shri Om Prakash Chautala, former Chief Minister of Haryana and grandson of Chaudhari Devi Lal, a former Deputy Prime Minister of India. He received M.A. (Public Administration) and LL.B. from Rajasthan University. He was elected MLA two times from Rajasthan, first from Data Ram Garh in1989 and from Nauhar in 1993. According to press report , Ajay is also considered role model of his grand father Devi Lal.
He was especially requested to give his insights regarding the well-being of the minorities and the Sikhs along with details about the modern developments in Haryana. Mr. Chautala mentioned that his party has a manifesto to provide modern facilities to ordinary citizens in the rural areas in Haryana just as they are available in the cities. He also emphasized that their manifesto promises an establishment of a chair in the name of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji in the university at Hissar and another in the name of Bhim Rao Ambedkar at Kurukshetra University. He is also deeply interested in sports. He has special interest in social, cultural, literary and scientific activities in Haryana.
A well known cardiologist, Dr. Amrit Singh from Long Beach, CA, emcied the function which was arranged by Gurvinder Singh Aujla, the brother in law of Dr. Amrit Singh. A very delicious dinner was provided by Gurjinder Singh Bajwa and his brother in law Raju Virk at the Peacock Gardens Restaurant, Diamond Bar, California.
The whole sikh community thanked the visiting dignitary with Jakaras “Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal”.
Ajay is an eloquent speaker, effective communicator and has a warm personality. Interestingly, he responded in turn with “Waheguru ji ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh”. In his speech, he said, I am very happy that all my brothers and sisters here, did very hard work to reach their goal by keeping our culture alive and community together as Bhai chara. This Bhai chara is the only thing it keep you up. From your hard work and input, India is getting a great benefit. Today, what ever is happening in India, one day, India will be a power in the world. This is only happening because of your input, specially thankful for Punjabi Community. His voice was marvelous and yet the moronic audience started clapping.
He further said, “We pray that the coming years will be blessed with peace and prosperity for all” .
He was also accompanied by his two sons and his wife who was facilitated by the local Sikh women. His children, Dushant and Digvijay, were accorded company by the local college students who were represented by Jujhar Singh from UC San Diego and Zorawar Singh and Zachary S. Griswald from UC Irvine