Sh. Jatinder Nath Sharma(General Secretary)
Once in a hundered years comes a man through whom soul of a region expresses itself. Such a personality is Sh. Jatinder Nath Sharma of Barnala. His dynamic personality, his charming manners, winsome smile, his transparent sincerity of purpose and great eloquence win for him the spontaneous love and esteem of all who come in contact with him.
Son of Sh. Anand Saroop, Jatinder Nath Sharma has sincerity & honesty in his blood. He inherited guts to face any challenge of life. After doing his graduation B.Sc.(Medical) from S.D college Barnala, he went to Chandigarh and did his LLB from Punjab University. Thereafter, he started his career as a lawyer and has always maintained the grace of his profession.
With his intelligence, diligence and broad outlook, he has made S.D College a premier institution of the area within a short period. The institution today occupies a unique position in Punjabi University, Patiala. It imparts education in Arts, Commerce, Science and professional courses like M.Sc(IT), PGDCA, BCA,BBA, B.Sc(Bio Technology). The institution comprises Degree College S.D College of Education(M.Ed, M.A(Education), B.Ed), S.D. College of Pharmacy(M.Pharm., B. Pharm), S.D. College of D.Pharmacy & Dr. Raghubir Parkash Sen. Sec. School. Under his dynamic leadership these institutes are progressing by leaps and bounds. Students not only from Punjab but from other states too come to study here. Sh. Jatinder Nath Sharma has keen interest in sports activities and similar reflection is visible among students guided and groomed by him. Himself a former champion in Basketball and Handball, he still spares his precious moments for budding players. The credit of establishing the game of netball in Punjab goes to him. While occupying the post of General Secretary of Punjab Netball Association since 1992, he had to face numerous difficulties in organizing this game. Despite the indifferent attitude of Punjab government, he took the initiative of holding inter- district competitions at all levels & also organized two National Championships. He organizes coaching camps to motivate the players. He regularly looks out for fresh talent and strives to polish the raw diamonds. A centre of Punjab Police is being run on S.D. College campus due to his untiring efforts. In Netball, the male team has been the champion for the past several years while women counterparts have held the coveted title for three years.
Sh. Jatinder Nath Sharma is beyond appreciation, beyond praise, beyond comparison. And no language can describe his services rendered to people of Barnala. His selfless services as President of Barnala Boxing club, as President of District Basketball Association and as vice President of sports Development Council, President of Bar Association (Presently holding the post for 14th term)Barnala, commands our admiration. His contribution to Lions Club Barnala, Blood Donor Society is highly spoken of by all. He has organized a number of blood donation camps and medical camps with bubbling spirit. He himself has donated blood many times.
Sh. Jatinder Nath Sharma has been a dedicated congress leader for many decades . Since his days of youth, he has occupied numerous posts in the party set-up. In 1985, he served as General Secretary of Punjab Youth Congress and made his mark as a congress leader. He has left an indelible impression on young people with his integrity and sincerity. Such a man is certainly a unique combination of greatness and grace.
Adarsh Nagar, lakhi Colony, Barnala.