Indo-Canadian Lawyer Shan Padda was honoured for his outstanding contributions in the field of human rights today.
Purneet Kaur, Minister of State for External Affairs presented the award to Padda for his human rights work with SAHRA (South Asians for Human Rights Association) and for his contributions towards the promotion of establishing a World Punjabi centre in Toronto.
The event was organised by Banda Bahadur Foundation.
“Shan Padda is a tireless worker of the Punjabi Culture and Human Rights and we are proud that he is getting honoured,” J S Dhaliwal, The president of Banda Bahadur Foundation, said in a statement.
Shan Padda is a Human Rights and Immigration Lawyer who is a director of Toronto Based Human Rights Organisation SAHRA.