26 March, 2017; Ludhiana: US based EcoSikh organization and Vigaas Foundation of Ludhiana organized five consecutive environmental shows a short environmental movie “A Little Gardener” at Ishmeet Singh Music Institute, Rajguru Nagar Ludhiana. The 37-minute movie produced by Vigaas Foundation and directed by a renowned film maker, Satdeep Singh and Rachna Kaur, delivered a powerful message of saving nature over 760 audiences at the institute.
The star cast of the movie included Agamvir Singh (10) of Scared Heart Convent School (Sarabha Nagar), who acted as Little Bhagat Singh in Gurdas Maans’ recent environmental song ‘Punjab’, Sarabha Nagar, Devkaran Singh & Gursheen Kaur of DAV Public School, Pakhowal Road, Atvinder Singh, Teachers from Sacred Heart Convent School, Madam Tej D Singh, Mrs Sabharwal and Monika Madam and others.
Said EcoSikh India Project Manager, Ravneet Singh, “It was our first ever such event with the Punjabi community and I am thrilled by the powerful response by the Ludhianvis. All our housed went full. All the houses gave standing ovation to the entire crew of EcoSikh and Vigaas Foundation’s collaborative effort.”
Dozens of school Principals and educationists watched the shows and promised to provide their school platforms to extend this awareness campaign with their students. Said President of Vigaas Foundation, Paramjit Singh, “They had tears in their eyes and emotions in their hearts, no wonder they were absolutely moved by the movie.”
Mayor of the city, HS Gohlwaria went back with a promising message to connect the entire educational institutions of the city for the screening of the movie to further the message of saving our planet.
Bharat Bhushan Ashu the winning MLA from Ludhiana West said, “I am personally attached with nature by nature and profession and it is the best movie I have watched in my last 20 years.”
Amongst the audience were Principal of BCM School Mrs Paramjit Kaur, Guru Nanak Public School Model Town Extension Mrs. Dua, Princpal Jatinder Kaur from Guru Nanak College Moga, Principal Gurshaminder Jagpal of Partap Public School, Supreet Kaur and Japvir Singh from Doraha Group of Institutes, Principal Tani Grewal of Little Kingdom School, European students from Raj Academy of UK, poet and writer Jaswant Singh Zafar and other renowned businessmen of the city.