SLIDESHOW: Surrey gets glitzy at annual Darpan Achievement Awards

Click here for a slideshow (featuring music from Surrey's own Dal Hothi) from the star-studded event on Sept. 16

  • Sep. 19, 2016 4:00 p.m.

Dancers perform at the 7th Annual DARPAN Extraordinary Achievement Awards at Surrey's Aria Banquet and Convention Centre on Sept. 16.

SURREY —The 7th Annual DARPAN Extraordinary Achievement Awards brought together more than 700 of the Lower Mainland’s top social and business elite in the South Asian community at Surrey’s Aria Banquet and Convention Centre on Sept. 16.

The annual gala honours people who embody the spirit of community.

Photos: Gord Goble

Slideshow music: “I Ya Ha” (rock English remix), by Dal Hothi

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