Dear Sardar Sabib,

Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa

Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh

The Constitution of the World Sikh Organization lies down that each Member Country will have a National! Council, who in addition to other duties mentioned in the Constitution, will also be responsible to hold elections in their country. The National Council has already been formed in Canada but a National Council does not exist in U.K. or the United States of America at present.

Two meetings were held, one at Yuba City on 2 March 85 and the other in New York on 16 March 85. After wide consultations with W.S.0. Members, it has been decided to form an adhoc National Council (U.S.A.), so that it can hold elections in U.S.A. in May June 1985. After elections a new National Council will be formed by the W.S.0. Members of the Electoral College. The list of members of the council is given below:

  1. S. Sulakhan Singh Dhillion — Coordinator/chairman, San Francisco, CA
  2. Bibi Gurbax Kaur Kahlon — San Francisco, CA
  3. S. Bhuupindr Singh Baidwan — San Francisco, CA

4.S. Balbir Singh Ragi— San Francisco, CA

  1. Bibi Amarit Kaur — Union City, CA
  2. Dr. G. S. Grewal— Tracy, CA

7, Hardyal Singh Dhatt — Stockton, CA

  1. Dilbag Singh Bains — Yuba City, CA
  2. Gurnam Singh Pamma — Yuba City, CA
  3. Gurdial Singh Thiara — Yuba City, CA
  4. Ranbir Singh Sekhon—Fresno, CA
  5. Dr. G. S. Saini— Delano, CA
  6. Gurcharn Singh Dhillon — Delano, CA
  7. Lakhbir Singh Chima — Los Angeles, CA
  8. Gurnam Singh Pannu— Los Angeles, CA
  9. P. S. Wadhwa — Orange County, Los Angeles, CA
  10. R. S. Dhaliwal — Panorama City, Los Angeles, CA
  11. Gurpartap Singh Birk — New York (Youth Leader)
  12. Joginder Singh (Youth) — New York
  13. Jagjit Singh Sidhu — New York
  14. Dr. Nau Nihal Singh — New York
  15. Pritpal Singh Khalsa (Youth) — New York
  16. Baljit Singh Rana — New York
  17. Balwant Singh Hansra — Chicago, IL/Bibi Jasbir Kaur
  18. Dr. Surjit Singh Dhillon — Cleaveland, OH

26.H. S. Bedi — Detroit, MI

  1. Ranbir Singh Sandhu — Columbus, OH
  2. Harbans Singh — Nebraska


  1. Daljit Singh —
  2. Surinder Singh Bath — Buffalo
  3. Verinder Singh (Youth) — New York

Gurmukh Singh — Detroit

Bahadur Singh, Ex M.P. — Detroit

Gurdarshan Singh Brar — Houston

Darshan Singh Virk — Dallas

Bibi Ajit Kaur — Florida

 Simaranjit Randhawa — Virginia

Shubegh Singh Sandhu—N. Carolina

The National Council (U.S.A.) as given above should elect a small executive to deal with day today W.S.O. matters in U.S.A. and may have one office in San Francisco, California, and one in New York or the Midwest. The Executive should have at least three (3) office bearers as given below:

(a) President, Vice President, or Coordinator (one of these)

(b) Secretary

(c) Treasurer

All the ten U.S. delegates to W.S.O. General Assembly (International) are exofficio members of the National Council, U.S.A., for better coordination between Secretariat and the country concerned. National Council (U.S.A.) may frame its own byelaws in line with W.S.O. Constitution. The members of National Council, who have not filled in their membership forms so far, should do so within fifteen (15) days of receipt of this letter.


Secretary General

Article extracted from this publication >>  April 5, 1985