Defending Udta Punjab Movie NAPA Warns Pb Govt not to Ban

[JALANDHAR] NAPA Defending Udta Punjab Movie Warned Pb Govt not to Ban
North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) warned the Punjab government not to even think to ban a forthcoming Bollywood debut Udta Punjab
Executive director Of NAPA Satnam Singh Chahal claims that Film Is is backed by four-years of research and based around the drug-related problems prevalent in Punjab.
Chahal said that It is not the first time that Diljit Dosanjh is donning the khakee for a film

Indian Nationals Entering United States Through All Legal Channels

[New Delhi] Indian Nationals Are Entering United States Through All Legal Channels
This Appreciable Trend Has Reduced More Than Three Times of Inadmissible Indian Nationals in 3 years in USA
.Satnam Singh Chahal executive director North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) Quoting Freedom of information Act (FOIA) said that the the number of total inadmissible
2013 Indian Nationals were 11,448 and out of this number 2,621 were women and 206 minors were between the age of 13-17 years.Similary during the year of
2014 total inadmissible Indian Nationals were 8,242 and out of them 1,965 were women and 78 minors were between the age of 13-17.
In The year of 2015 were very less compare to the year of 2013.Only 7,617 Indian Nationals were inadmissible in which
1,841 were women and 66 minors were under the age of 13-17. This is good trend that Indian Nationals prefer to enter United States through all legal channels

Public Grievances Redress &Monitoring System Is Useless:NAPA

[Jalandhar,Punjab]Public Grievances Redress &Monitoring System of India Is Useless:NAPA
Slamming at the Public grievances redress and monitoring system of India North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) said that this portal is useless without any will power of the authorizes concerned to redress the issues and grievances filed online by the applicant or complainant.
Executive Director Satnam Singh Chahal said that he filed a request for audience in the last week of January 2016 with Punjab NRI Minister Mr Tota Singh, DGP Punjab Police on Dec 2015 to discuss the serious issues of Punjabi Diaspora but until today this request is still under process and the same is pending with Mr H.S.Kandhola Director Grievances and Pensions for necessary action which should be taken on January 20,2016.
It is still waiting for action on Feb 19,2016 when he is back to United States from a trip to India
Chahal. Added, Similarly a request was filed to seek an audience with MEA Minister on Dec 23,2015 to discuss about the ten missing persons from Punjab while going to USA but the same request was closed on January 01,2016.

NAPA Solidarizing Agitating Journos Demands Suspension Of Top Cop Bassi

[Jalandhar,Punjab] NAPA Solidarizing Agitating Journos Demands Suspension Of Top Cop Bassi
NAPA Voiced Solidarity With Delhiite Journos And demanded Suspension Of Delhi Police Chief B S Bassi
US Based North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) demanded immediate suspension of Delhi Police Chief B.S.Bassi NAPA Chairman Dalwinder Singh Dhoot in a letter sent to Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that no one should be allowed to take Law in his own hand.
NAPA Chairman said that it is an attack on the freedom of media and a clear attempt to silence media. These mobsters and their masters want media to sing only their tune and not report anything else added Dhoot. He urged Prime Minister and minister of home affairs to take immediate cognizance of the incident and the guilty should be brought to book without any delay.

Don’t Scrap Annual NRI Meet In Punjab :NAPA

[Jalandhar]Don’t Scrap Annual NRI Meet In Punjab :NAPA
North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) urged the Punjab government not to scrap annual NRI Meet during the first week of coming new year. Releasing this statement from Jalandhar NAPA executive director Satnam Singh Chahal said annual meet of Punjabi Diaspora is a need of the hour which will help to redress the issues and concerns of the Punjabi Diaspora.
Chahal suggested the state government that Punjab Chief Minister should have two state level sangat darshans for Punjabi Diaspora,
one for listening their grievances and the
second for to respond about the action taken by the state on their grievances.
This can save the energy and time of State government and Punjabi Diaspora added Chahal.
He also suggested the state government to form advisory council of Punjabi Diaspora from different countries to have a meeting with the state Chief Minister every year before the NRI meet to advise the state government regarding the issues and concerns of the Diaspora. Chahal also conveyed that NAPA office is getting flood of phone calls daily from those Punjabi living abroad who have any issue or concerns to know about the date and time of NRI meet in Punjab this year

Punjabis In USA Objects AI’s Direct Flight From Sanfrancisco To Delhi

[WASHINGTON D.C]Punjabis In USA Objected AI’s Direct Flight From Sanfrancisco To Delhi
Punjabis Reitereted Their Demand For Air India’s Direct Flight From Sanfrancisco To Amritsar Not Delhi
Direct Air India flights from Sanfrancisco to New Delhi will Satisfy Punjabi Diaspora and these flights will Cost Extra Fare For passengers from Punjab origin.
Air India authorities during a press conference in community center Milpitas of California to rollout some incentives to attract more bookings on its newly launched and much anticipated first-ever non-stop flight between San Francisco and New Delhi from Dec. 2
Although the national carrier’s officials offered promotions and more information related to the airline’s ambitious project but this will not help to Satisfy Passengers of Punjab origin.
.Satnam Singh Chahal Executive director of North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has also said
“Our main concern is to avoid hardships and wastage of time and energy during the road travels from New Delhi to our destination in Punjab. Therefore all the passengers of Punjabi region will love to catch the connecting flights to Amritsar from Singapore which are already in operation since couple of weeks. .
He further disclosed that Air India direct flights from Sanfrancisco to New Delhi will take little more time and in the period of this time Punjabi Passengers can reach Amritsar via Singapore.Chahal urged the GOI and Air India to link the direct flights to Amritsar to attract more passengers for its flights

Sikh-Americans Also Condemn Desecration of GuruGranth Sahib in Indian Punjab

[Washington,DC,Jullundhur]Sikh-Americans Also Condemn Desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Indian Punjab
Several Sikh-American groups have condemned the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs, in Punjab and alleged that it was a “planned strategy” to destabilise and create “enough” fissures in the social fabric of the state.
In a statement, American Sikh Council (ASC) called on the Union and the Punjab governments, to bring the guilty to justice,
North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) condemned the killing of unarmed peaceful Sikh protesters.
For the past one week, Punjab has been on the boil over the desecration of the holy book in Faridkot district.
Sikh Council on Religion ,Education+Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, Slashed Punjab Govt for mishandling a sensitive religious issue.


NRI Hotelier Body Found in Punjab:Murdered by Business Partner

[Jalandhar,Punjab] A Britain-based Indian Hotelier has been Allegedly Murdered by his business partner
“Ranjeet Singh, who belonged to Jalandhar and had a hotel business in Britain, had been missing since the beginning of this month. A missing person’s complaint was filed by his brother Amreek Singh on May 18
As per Police Version Sukhdev has accepted his involvement in the crime on May 8.
According to police, Ranjeet and Sukhdev were business partners in Britain and had some dispute sometime back.
Police today recovered the hotelier’s body from the jungles of Anandpur Sahib.
Police has registered a case of murder against Sukhdev Singh and further investigations are on in the case.

“नापा” ने विस्कॉन्सिन गुरुद्वारा साहब में बहादुरी दिखाने वाले लेफ़्टी.ब्रायन मर्फी को सम्मानित किया

[जालंधर]उत्तर अमेरिकी पंजाबी एसोसिएशन(नापा) ने गुरुद्वारा साहब में बहादुरी दिखाने वाले लेफ्टिनेंट ब्रायन मर्फी [Lt Brian Murphy]को सम्मानित किया
तीन साल पूर्व ओक क्रीक के विस्कॉन्सिन सिख मंदिर में हुई दुखद शूटिंग में छह निर्दोष मारे गए थे |उस समय लेफिटेन्ट ब्रायन मर्फी ने हमलावर के विरुद्ध बहादुरी का प्रदर्शन किया और जोखिम की घडी में में कई निर्दोष लोगों की जान बचाई | दुर्भाग्य से इस प्रकार की घटनाओं से बचाव के लिए अभी भी गुरुद्वारा में कोई सुरक्षा व्यवस्था नहीं है।

Hindu Temple in Civilized American Bothell, Tagged Second time with Hateful Graffiti

[Washington D.C ]Hindu temple in Civilized American Bothell Tagged Second time with Hateful Graffiti .FBI probe in this act of vandalism of Hindu Temple Is Demanded .
North American Punjabi Association(NAPA) has questioned the effectiveness of law enforcement agencies The hate crimes against minority Indian American and their religious institutions is a slam on the civilized American Society
Condemning this vandalism and words of anger on Hindu temple in Bothell Washington Satnam Singh Chahal executive director of NAPA said that this is very unfortunate that these kinds of hate crimes are increasing day by day . Everybody in this country must understand that we need to live together with respect and dignity. Added Chahal. He said that this is the second time this temple has been tagged with hateful graffiti and there should be a proper investigation why this is happening again again. NAPA In a letter to Mr Ty Trenary,Sheriff,Snohomish County demanded high level FBI probe