Jugpreet's participation in Zee TV’s Sa Re Ga Ma Pa in 2016 put him in the limelight all over the world. His melodious voice captured the hearts of the judges and listeners alike and he became one of the top three contestants on the show.
Alex Sangha's contributions to the LBGTQ community and determination to create a dignified space for its members in the world has earned him a new title – that of ‘DARPAN’s Newsmaker of 2016.’
For almost a quarter century, Sahib Thind, founder of Professor Mohan Singh Memorial Foundation, has led the drive for a formal Parliamentary apology for the tragic affair.
Ratana Stephens started Nature’s Path Foods in 1984 with her husband Arran with very little capital, out of the back of their restaurant.
2016 was a great year for the South Asian community. It was filled with promising initiatives taken up by most of our members and great achievements/honours received by many. It was only ideal to start 2017 by remembering these personalities and applauding them for making the community proud. This is how the idea of DARPAN’s 2016 Newsmakers came into being.
There is nothing unusual about what Ghulam Sughra Solangi experienced during the foundational years of her life- child marriage, early pregnancies and divorce are events that females and families hear or experience in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.