The seminar was followed by a march from the college to Virsa Vihar to create awareness about the Punjabi language and its rich heritage. The march was flagged off by noted environmentalist Baba Sewa Singh of Khadoor Sahib.
A number of resolutions read out by Folklore Academy president, Ramesh Yadav, were passed at the seminar.
One of the resolutions passed called for formation of a Punjabi Language Commission for keeping a tab on the use of Punjabi in official work in the government offices and in all other government or semi-government establishments. The resolution claimed that despite the government having formulated an Act for the making Punjabi as the official language in its offices, still the working in some offices continued to be in English.
Another resolution called for 'activating' the defunct Punjab State University Trust Book Board so that textbooks on technical education could be published in Punjabi. The resolution pointed out that this had been the primary task of this board until it became defunct. A resolution asked the government to take strict action against schools which were not teaching Punjabi from Class 1 to Class 10. Another resolution opposed the commercialisation of higher education as Punjabi as a language suffered the most under such a scenario.
A resolution also called upon the government to take strict action against those who had made the Punjabi language look vulgar in their songs and dances. The resolution also called for formulation of a cultural policy by the state government.
A number of farmer unions including the Kisan Sangarsh Committee, Border Area Kisan Sangarsh Committee, Jamuhri Kisan Sabha also took part in the seminar and the march. Representatives of different political parties also attended the seminar. Students of around 20 schools participated in the Punjabi awareness march.