National Gatka Association exhorts diaspora to support Dhesi from Slough in UK Parl elections

On: 8 May, 2017

Southall May 7 : National Gatka Association of India today strongly urged to the Punjabi community to support first former Sikh mayor of Gravesend, UK S. Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi wholeheartedly who is contesting from Slough constituency in the ensuing parliamentary elections. Congratulating S. Dhesi on his victory in Kent county elections held recently, S. Harjeet Singh Grewal, President National Gatka Association of India said it is right opportunity for the natives especially the diaspora in UK to send a hard worker, young leader and first turbaned Sikh representative in the British parliament.

In a statement Gatka promoter S. Grewal said S. Dhesi had done a lot for people especially the Kent County during his past tenure as mayor and played an active role in establishing a magnificent Gurudwara sahib at Gravesend. He added that Punjabi community in UK and India speaks high of him as he has always upheld the spirit of Punjabi and Punjabiat among the diaspora. He exhorted the Britons as well the Indians to support this young leader unstintingly and persuade their relatives in Slough, Britain as S. Dhesi has vast knowledge and immense potential to raise the voice of diaspora in the House of Commons.

Outlining the contributions and achievements of S. Dhesi for the community, S. Grewal, who is also chairman of International Sikh Martial Art Academy, informed that he is heading UK Gatka Federation since five years and organizing national level Gatka championships successfully every year in different cities of Britain besides promoting other games also.