Puchong gurdwara gets RM30,000 funding through MIC

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| Putrajaya, Malaysia | 12 Aug 2016 | Asia Samachar |
Gurdwara Sahib Puchong management committee president Awtar Singh (right) receiving the RM30,000 cheque from Malaysia’s Health Minister Dr S Subramaniam at an event on 11 Aug 2016 - PHOTO /SUPPLIED
Gurdwara Sahib Puchong management committee president Awtar Singh (right) receiving the RM30,000 cheque from Malaysia’s Health Minister Dr S Subramaniam at an event on 11 Aug 2016 – PHOTO /SUPPLIED

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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2 COMMENTS

  1. Congratulations to Management Committee of Puchong Gurdwara for having completed the car park project and thanks to MIC or the RM30K donation for the Project.
    I understand that there are three Gurdwaras in Puchong township but I am not sure their origin or status. Can some please enlighten me. Shall be grateful as the information is important to avoid any misunderstanding on their status as little information is available about them.
    GURFATEH

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