Centre for Diaspora Studies under the tutelage of Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar was inaugurated in an impressive and dynamic program. Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Former Director, Diaspora Studies, Punjabi University Patiala was the chief guest on this occasion and she was duly welcomed to the college by Principal Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra, Prof. Jasreen Kaur, Head of the English Department and Dr. Kanchan Mehta, Director of the newly formed Centre for Diaspora Studies. The main highlight of the program was the open forum discussion on the matters concerning Diaspora and its effect on the social life. The open discussion saw an active participation of students with their views on the same matched by the responses from the dignitaries on the stage. Dr. Kanchan Mehta skillfully hosted the entire program and delivered the formal vote of thanks to complete the proceedings. The program was also witnessed by the entire faculty of the Department of English, staff members from other departments of the college and a hefty number of students in attendance.