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Five Famous Alumni: SGTB Khalsa College

Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, often referred to as just ‘Khalsa’, was established in 1951 as part of University of Delhi and is a much sought-after college, especiallly for commerce subjects. Popularly known for its involvement in the field of sports, it also boasts of numerous cultural societies. Alumni from SGTB Khalsa college have paved their way into many fields, including entertainment, arts, sports and more. Here are some of the popular names associated with the college:

1. Rabbi Shergill

Rabbi Shergil is a Punjabi musician well known for his debut album “Rabbi” and the chart-toppersong of 2005, “Bullah Ki Jaana”. A part of the hard-rock music scene during his college days, he subsequently formed a band called “Kaffir”. Earlier this year, he came back to Khalsa College to perform at its fest.

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2. Saurabh Shukla

Saurabh Shukla is a well known actor and an eminent theatre personality. Starting his career in theatre after graduating from Khalsa College, he subsequently played a prominent role in many productions and eventually entered Bollywood as well. He’s known for his roles in “Satya” and“Barfi!”. He also won the prestigious National Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “Jolly LLB”.

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3. Arvinder Singh Lovely

A student of Political Science from Khalsa College, Arvinder Singh Lovely was the General Secretary of NSUI (National Student’s Union of India) during 1992-96. He was elected to the Delhi Legislative Assembly for the first time in 1998, where he was the youngest MLA. He was made a Minister in the cabinet in 2003. He was the head of Education, Tourism, Languages, Gurudwara Administration, in the Council of Ministers, Govt. of Delhi.

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Image source: thehindu.com

4. Majinder Singh Sirsa

Majinder Singh Sirsa is the councilor and chairman, Municipal Corporation of Delhi and is now an MLA of the Delhi Vidhan Sabha from Rajouri Garden. He is also the general secretary of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (SGMC), the parent body of SGTB Khalsa college.

manjinder singh sirsa

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5. Nona Walia

Nona Walia is a columnist and has been the assistant editor at Times of India for 18 years. She graduated from Khalsa College with an honours in Economics.

nona walia

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Kartikeya Bhatotia

kartikeyab@dubeat.com



A reader, a learner, a falooda enthusiast, the weirdest kid of the lot. Kartikeya is a Business Studies student from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies. You can reach him at kartikeyab@dubeat.com.


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