Indian born Canadian writer Sadhu Binning is likely to be presented honorary degree by the University of British Columbia. Sadhu Binning is a Canadian Punjabi-language author, editor, educator and advocate for the Punjabi language.
Binning has authored more than a dozen books in both English and Punjabi. He has played a key leadership role to further Punjabi literature, culture and language in British Columbia and Canada As a faculty member from 1987 to 2008, Binning founded UBC’s Punjabi language program, in which he developed original curriculum materials and pedagogical models that remain widely used and influential.
There are three more personalities in the list of the recipients this year who are associated with south Asian culture and will be presented honorary degree.
Binning is one among the 15 recipients who will be honored on May 22 in the spring congregation of the university.