Panjab Radio’s 16 hour on air appeal has raised £69,821 for the Sikh Relief charity.
The cheque handover ceremony took place on 9th January 2016 at the Panjab Radio studio, after the appeal which ran on Sunday 27th September last year.
It was attended by over 100 people from all over UK; Those associated with Panjab Radio from over the years, along with Sikh Relief organisation members were invited to the ceremony, whilst Panjab Radio listeners were given access to attend and witness the accomplishment.
Balbir Singh Bains, of Sikh Relief said: “I’m delighted that Panjab Radio took this initiative to raise such a large amount to help poor, needy and destitute in Panjab. We are grateful to Panjab Radio listeners for getting involved in supporting such worthy causes”.
Panjab Radio managing director Surjit Singh Ghuman MBE said: “Listeners have supported Panjab Radio for the last 15 years, a large amount in such a short space of time once again proves the vast listenership of Panjab Radio, I would like to thank everyone involved on the day.”