The HIND DI CHADAR FOUNDATION is established in remembrance of Advocate Bachan Singh Mundra, who was an eminent social worker and honourable philanthropist. He was born on 16th November, 1927 in a humble Sikh Agriculturist family in the Village Chanauli located on the banks of the river Satluj near Sri Anandpur Sahib of Rupnagar district, Punjab. He started his job at Punjab University (Lahore) in the year 1945. After partition, the university was shifted to Solan and thereafter to Chandigarh. He served the Punjab University, Chandigarh as Editor in Publication Bureau upto 1970. His diligence, sincerity and dedication towards duty raised him to a respectable position as a Publication Officer. He joined Punjab School Education Board in 1970 and worked assiduously that led him to serve on the highest official rank as Director Publication. He retired from his service in 1986. He is the one who captioned the motto of Punjab School Education Board “Faeley Vidya Chanan Hoye ਫੈਲੇ ਵਿੱਦਿਆ ਚਾਨਣ ਹੋਇ“.

His achievements always spoke of tenacity, meticulous, fidelity and devotion for responsibilities assigned to him. He contributed immensely in the field of education by producing a number of textbooks for matriculation, senior secondary and higher education. Furthermore, he edited and produced several scholarly books and won great appreciation from both scholars and experts for his high-quality work. To name some of his achievements, he edited books like “Guru Nanak Jewan Darshan Ate Kav Kala” which was dedicated to 500th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji and a dictionary of Punjabi proverbs. He published articles for various Punjabi magazines. His meritorious article in “Sach Khand Patrika” and “Lehran”, a monthly magazine from Lahore, Pakistan were highly appreciated.

After his retirement from the Punjab School Education Board, he joined the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana and served in a capacity of learned advocate and was life time member of the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana. He was an educationist, administrator, writer and an advocate who worked for the welfare and rights of people. He was also a founder member of ‘Phase 4 Welfare Association’ known as ‘'Know Thy Neighbour Association’ and worked tirelessly for the welfare & upliftment of the association. His deeds and work have led the members of this foundation to follow his footsteps by working selflessly for humanity, enabling education to the needy and enlightening the world with the preaching of ten Sikh Gurus.

In the loving memory of Sardar Bachan Singh Mundra who left peacefully this world on 10th October, 2020.


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