All NRI problems are aired
on Harjinder Thind's groundbreaking radio show
It's odd, but sometimes people just don't look like they sound.
Harjinder Thind, the host and producer of a popular talk show on
Red FM, where his skillful interviewing and hard hitting style creates
a show that is unique in Punjabi media. Thind is a leader in shaping
opinion in the South Asian community through his thoughtful commentary.
They ring in with dilemmas and stories that, as Thind himself puts
it, 'take in everything.
It's easy to see how some listeners might have a love-hate relationship
with Thind's show. It is addictive, with people ringing up from
all over the city to throw light on the darkest corners of their
He receives calls from NRIs who have been social, educational and
cultural problems, as well as people who can't find the courage
to admit to their families and friends that they are wrong, or who
feel so lonely that their lives aren't worth living.
Harjinder Thind was born and raised in district Ludhiana, Punjab.
He got a law degree from Punjab University, Chandigarh. He is an
asset to South Asian Broadcasting Corporation Inc., who has also
proven to be a great asset to 'Des Pardes' and 'Phulkari.'
Harjinder Thind was immigrated to Canada in 1979, settled in Castlegar,
BC. Almost after 20 years, he moved to Surrey and involved in local
and international organizations by his volunteer work. He received
the prestigious Queens Jubilee Medal.
Harjinder, is a diverse and versatile personality. He is strongly
individualistic, a master communicator, deep listener, he expresses
himself in a concise and powerful way, thereby he commands the respect
Magnetism, depth of knowledge, intellectual ingenuity, humble demeanor
are some characteristics that have contributed to his lasting success.
His love for Punjabi literature and poetry, and advocacy for correct
pronunciation, has inspired the community to maintain a high standard
of excellence in Punjabi. Harjinder is very proud of his heritage
and an excellent ambassador who works to preserve the Punjabi language
and culture. He provides an excellent bridge between the Punjabi
and Western culture. He has been recognized by NRI community.