| Putrajaya, Malaysia | 12 Aug 2016 | Asia Samachar |
Gurdwara Sahib Puchong has received a RM30,000 funding earlier pledged by a Government minister to defray part of the cost to build an extended car park at the Sikh place of worship.
Malaysia’s Health Minister Dr S Subramaniam presented the cheque to the gurdwara management committee president Awtar Singh at a ceremony in Putrajaya on 11 Aug 2016.
it is understood that Puchong was the only gurdwara present at the ceremony. Most of the other recipients were Tamil and Hindu-based organisations.
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“We have already completed the car park project. It cost us about RM85,000, which we are in instalments,” Awtar told Asia Samachar.
Dr Subramaniam, who is also the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president, made the pledge at a Vaisakhi function at the gurdwara in April. Awtar is a local MIC leader in Puchong.
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