Ranjit Singh (1938-2015), Lawyer

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Saskar: Dec 24 (Thurs), 3pm at Gui Yuan Crematorium, Jalan 51A/229, PJ | Malaysia

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Ranjit Singh, a senior partner at Malaysian law firm Ranjit, Thomas & Kula, passed away on 22 Dec 2015. He was 77.

Among the active Sikh NGO volunteers, Ranjit is known as a generous donor as well as the boss for Malkith Singh, a former jathedar of Sikh Naujawan Sabha Malaysia (SNSM).

“I’ve been with him for 40 years. Just before leaving for the Samelan, I spent the whole day with him,” Malkith tells Asia Samachar.

Malkith was at at Khalsa Land in Kuala Kubu Bharu (KKB) for the Annual Grummet Parchaar Samelan, the SNSM’s annual signature camp, when he received the news of Ranjit passing away.

“He was not well. He had told his assistant not to call me as I was engaged at the Samelan,” he adds.

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Ranjit had come to the SNSM aid earlier with an interest-free loan of some RM400,000 to settle the remaining sum to be paid for the RM1.7 million land in KKB purchased in 2002.

“The soft loan was a huge burden off our shoulders,” one member of the SNSM land committee tells Asia Samachar.

 

Ranjit Singh Gill s/o Late Sohan Singh

Year born: 1938

Date of passing away: 22 Dec 2015

Sister: Veer Kaur (Singapore)

Brother: Late Brig Gen Baljit Singh

Cortege: Cortege leave house at 2.30pm on 24 Dec (Thurs) from No 15, Jalan 12/11 Petaling Jaya

Cremation: Dec 24 (Thurs), 3pm at Gui Yuan Crematorium, Jalan 51A/229, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 

Akhand Path: Commences on 24 Dec (Thurs), 6pm, at Gurdwara Sahib Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur.

Path Da Bhog: 26 Dec (Sat), 6pm-8pm at Gurdwara Sahib Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur.

Contact persons: Karam Singh 012.2346077, Malkith Singh 012.2880557

 

Asia Samachar | Entry: 23 Dec 2015, 18:40 |

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