Seremban loses a sewadar in Harmindar

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Harminder Singh (1938-2015). Seremban
Harminder Singh (1938-2015). Seremban

MALAYSIA-IN MEMORY: Harmindar Singh, who passed away yesterday (31 Jan 2015), was an active member of the Sikh community in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan.

A retired school lab assistant, he later went on to head the kindergarten run at Gurdwara Sahib Seremban.

He was one of the pioneers, together with the late Joginder Singh (popularly known as Uncle Jo to the Seremban sanggat), in starting up the naujawan satsang in Seremban. This was a programme where kirtan and talks were held targeting the Sikh youth.

“He was one of the pillars of our Naujawan Satsang. He played an important role in bringing us to the path of Sikhi,” said a senior Seremban youth leader.

Harmit Singh followed his father's footsteps in active sevaa at the gurdwara and for the community
Harmit Singh followed his father’s footsteps in active sevaa at the gurdwara and for the community

Harmindar leaves behind wife Bibi Amar Kaur, three children and five grandchildren.

His son, Harmit Singh is an active member of the Sikh Naujawan Sabha Malaysia (SNSM) and also the Seremban gurdwara. He and his family are regulars at gurmat camps.

Harmit was recently actively involved in the Kelantan flood relief efforts.

– ASIA SAMACHAR (1 Feb 2015)

 

[ASIA SAMACHAR is an online newspaper for Sikhs in Southeast Asia and surrounding countries. Go to www.asiasamachar.com]

 

DETAILS:

Harmindar Singh s/o Kapor Singh

Wife: Bibi Amar Kaur

Children: Dalbir Singh (deceased), Gurmit Kaur, Harmit Singh, Darshan Singh

Granchildren: 5

Saskaar: Jalan Templer Hindu Crematorium Centre, 4.30pm on 1 Feb 2015

Cortege leaves home at 4pm

Home address: 272, Jalan Tok Ungku, Kampung Singh, 71200, Negeri Sembilan

Contact: Harmit Singh (017.6766559); Darshan Singh (016.2223512)

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