1937: Ragi Badan Singh wins first prize for music in Kuala Kangsar

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History | Malaya | 09 Oct 2017 | Asia Samachar |

Ragu Badan Singh

by Malkiat Singh Lopo and Mukhtiar Kaur Rattian Sandhu

FIRST Prize for music. At the religious musical competition organised in conjunction with the Annual Sikh conference held at Kuala Kangsar in 1937 Ragi Badan Singh Ji Parcharak of the Khalsa Diwan Malaya, won the first prize. He was one of the most famous ragis of Malaya and travelled extensively to preach the Sikh religion. He passed away in 1964 at the age of 66.

Source: Sikhs In Malaysia, Volume Two (Highlights of a Century, 1873-1973) by Malkiat Singh Lopo and Mukhtiar Kaur Rattian Sandhu (August 1976)

Sikhs In Malaysia, Volume Two (Highlights of a Century, 1873-1973) by Malkiat Singh Lopo and Mukhtiar Kaur Rattian Sandhu (August 1976)

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