Diplomats of Drum founder Rav dies at 34


Path Da Bhog: 4/12/16 (Sun) from 9.30am-12pm at Gurdwara Sahib Pulapol, KL | Malaysia

ravinder-diplomats-of-drum-1611bRavinder Singh

Ravinder Singh, founder and artistic director of percussion group The Diplomats of Drum, has passed away today at his residence. He was 34.

Formed in 2006, the  group has toured the world performing at high profile musical festivals.  The Diplomats of Drum is a Malaysian-made band that comprises of each ethnic race in the country, giving testament to the phrase “Malaysia – Truly Asia!”

To his friends, he was known as Rav. He will be missed.

Born: 21/09/1982

Departed: 24/11/2016

Father: Ranjit Singh s/o Ram Singh (Rtd Lt Col)

Mother: Jusvinder Kaur a/p Lahora Singh

Siblings: Jesspreet Kaur, Harvinder Singh (Harvey)

Cortege timing: Cortege leaves residence at No 6, Jalan Setiawangsa 2A, Taman Setiawangsa, Kuala Lumpur at 12.00pm on 26/11/16 (Sat)

Saskaar: 1.00pm on 26/11/16 (Sat) at Jalan Kuari Crematorium, Cheras, KL

Path da bhog: 4/12/16 (Sun) at Gurdwara Sahib Pulapol, Kuala Lumpur (6.30am-8am Asa-di-Var; 9.30am-12pm Kirtan & Path Da Bhog)

Contact: Jarnail Singh 012.2031656, Harvey 012.6393505, Sukhbir 019.2838185

Asia Samachar | Entry: 24 Nov 2016, 23:45| Source: Family

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  1. Rav has been a long ambassador of BainsPhysio. A friend, an advisor on musical sessions with his sharp ears during our home Satsang (We perform a weekly Satsang). I cant even utter the word “RIP” for him as its difficult to believe that this could happen to such a young age. He had years of glory ahead of him.

    Having received a clean bill of health just in the morning and yet on the same evening he saw his destiny to end. How can one imagine when? and how? a healthy body could deceive LIVING?

    His family as I personally know them, are my dear friends and they patronise our Physiofitness Centre at Melawati way before and after Col.Ranjit Singh (Rav’s Dad) was assulted by some unknown gang just as he was getting into his car infront of his house. This has made him wheelchair bound. His only hope that Rav gave was “Dad i will give you the date of my marriage the day you walk” this encouragement is now shatteted for Col.Ranjit sadly.

    With deep sadness and empathy me and my family pray that Waheguru give the family the strength to face this emptiness and Rav will always be in our hearts. May Waheguru grant Rav an abode at His Lotus Feet. Satnaam!

  2. No words in your shocking leave of a sudden mate….still a news that can’t be digested…..a great buddy and soul you were and kept your surroundings entertained and jovial at all times….may Waheguru Ji bless you in peace and till we meet again ???