Sach Kaho- Truthful account (1947-2013)
This voluminous work has been compiled on the personal experiences and life story of Mr. Mota Singh Jheeta. The book is divided in to many chapters- like Early Days, Life in Kenya, Starting new life in Canada, Author’s Affiliations with the Khalsa Diwan Society Vancouver, and others, though contents page is missing,. The book has lot of rare photographs and copies of important documents that depicts history of Sikhs in Canada. Besides English, there are also some chapters in Punjabi too. There is an excellent account of the Canadian Sikhs Centennial celebration that has been presented in details with relevant documents. It also includes information about the author’ s involvement in the Punjabi Language Development Society in introducing Punjabi as a subject in the B.C public schools, and creation of Sikh Studies Chair at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Sach Kaho is a marvelous study depicting immigrants settling and political rise in Canada.
The book has a detailed account of the visits of various political and religious leaders from India like Prime Ministers, Sardar Hukam Singh, Gurcharan Singh Tohra, Bhai Sahib Kapoor Singh, and others mainly in the 1970s. The author has attempted to discuss the Canadian Sikhs as to who they have been in the past, and who they are at present and what they are likely to become in future. There is a good discussion of the multifarious and commendable roles of the Khalsa Diwan Society, Vancouver in promoting Indo-Canadian culture and language for almost a century.