Shiv Kumar Batalvi's 33rd Death Anniversary
Kamarjeet Anmol Mohan Bhandari Dr. Deepak Manmohan Singh Prof. Bhushan Dhyanpuri
Govardhan Gabbi Prof. Rajpal Singh Bishambhar Shambi Vijay Tandoon
The program started at 6:30 PM and ended at 9:30 PM and was attended by a large audience. Karamjeet Anmol, a young TV artist, and singer S D Sharma, who is also a senior staff member of the Tribune newspaper and a relative of Shiv Kumar Batalvi, sang Shiv's famous poems Mainu Tera Shabab Ley Baitha and Main Udhare Safar Dee Paid Aan, respectively.
Bishambhar Shambi, a close friend of Shiv about whom it is said that whenever Shiv was unable to render his poem in any Mushiara he used to ask Shambi to sing for him, reproduced the true voice of Shiv with same feelings and gestures. Govardhan Gabbi sang a favorite poem of Shiv Shikar Dopeher Sir Te Mera Dhal Chalia Purchanwan.
Sh. Mohan Bhandari, Bhushan Dhyan Puri, Artist Shiv Singh,
Artist Malkeet Singh, KedarNath Kedar, Prof. Raj Pal, Dr. Deepak Manmohan
Singh, N S Rattan and chief guest Vijay Tandoon (Punjabi film hero)
The other honored guests among the audience were Gul Chauhan, Pannu Kashmir, Dr. Labh Kheeva, Dr. Swraj Sandhu, Kana Singh, Prof. Kulwant Amar Giri, Shavidar Mahil (Punjabi film and TV artist) and many more. B.N Sharma( film actor) and Dr. J S Dhaliwal (Editor Chetna Shakti) were present.
The program was successfully anchored by Govardhan Gabbi.