The inaugural celebration to mark the establishment of the Dhan Kaur Sahota Presidential Chair in Sikh studies at the University of California, Irvine, was an upbeat one with expectations on its contributions running high. On May 6, a small hall filled with enthusiastic community members - many of them Sikhs - as well as undergraduate and graduate students. The distinguished guests were Drs.Harvinder and Asha Sahota who with their $1.5 million gift have endowed the chair.

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