| Seremban, Malaysia | 13 March 2016 | Asia Samachar |
The newly launched lift at Gurdwara Sahib Seremban is providing a real lift to the Sikh Sanggat in the town.
It was enough to motivate wheelchair bound Satwant Kaur, 81, to visit the gurdwara after a long lapse.
Since suffering a stroke 10 years ago, Satwant had been forced to use the wheelchair. It was no easy task to access the darbar sahib which is on the first floor of the two storey gurdwara building in the state capital of Negeri Sembilan.
“She likes coming to the gurdwara. The few times we came in the past, she was confined to the langgar hall on the ground floor. I didn’t feel good that she was confined to that area, and not able to go up to the darbar sahib,” said her daughter Jaswinder Kaur.
“Back then, my mum and dad used to visit the gurdwara often.”
Satwant’s husband is the late postal worker Shamsher Singh. Jaswinder was also working at the postal department but quit her job to look after her mother .
The Seremban gurdwara lift, officially opened today after an ardas, cost RM230,000, excluding maintenance.
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