Sadhu Binning is a bilingual author who was born in Punjab, India, and has lived most of his life in the Vancouver area since migrating to Canada in 1967. He was central to the foundation of the Punjabi language studies program at UBC and taught at the University from 1988 to 2008. He has published more than eighteen books of poetry, fiction, plays, translations, and research. Mr. Binning is a leader in the Punjabi arts and writing community and was named one of the top 100 South Asians making a difference in BC. Twenty years ago, he founded the Punjabi Language Education Association and has been actively promoting Punjabi language in educational institutions in BC.
Short Promotional Video (Bilingual):
Part 1: Personal History & Teaching Punjabi
Part 2: Advocating for the Punjabi Language
Explore PUNJABI IN BC, for Interviews with K-12 EDUCATORS, ADVOCATES AND ACTIVISTS, STUDENTS, and WRITERS/JOURNALISTS.