Singapore Khalsa battle heats up

Two teams vying for SKA leadership at AGM tomorrow

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Two teams vying for Singapore Khalsa Association (SKA) leadership at the AGM on Sunday

The battle for Singapore Khalsa Association (SKA) leadership is heating up with both teams taking onto the social media to make their case.

The two teams have announced their respective lineups and shared via the social media what they intend to do and how they will steer SKA for the next two years.

Members of the 87-year old outfit vote tomorrow (22 July 2018).

‘Living The Manifesto’ is the battle cry for out-going president Mohinder Singh who is seeking a reelection for a second two-year term.

On their part, Hernaikh Singh is leading the charge of a team which has chosen the tagline of ‘Transforming SKA: Accountability. Inclusiveness. Reliability’.

Among the key people in Hernaikh’s team are Mohar Shipping Corp Lte Ltd CEO Sarjit Singh (Sona) and chief engineer and director Malvinder Singh Bandal who will running for the two vice president posts. Sarjit was the SKA sports committee chairman from 2006 to 2018.

Law firm Drew & Napier LLC director Pardeep Singh Khosa is the candidate for general secretary post while Inderjit Singh Khosa from Barclays Capital is vying for the general treasurer post.

For Team Mohinder, businessmen Gurrinder Singh Johal and Gopal Singh are the VP candidates. Enterprise Singapore principal assessor Darshan Singh is running for the general secretary position while charterd accountant Sukhbir Singh for general treasurer.

Harvender Kaur, who has been managing Singapore’s football under-18 year for Gurdwara Cup since 2013, is the sole women candidate from Team Herneikh.

Team Mohinder has two women candidates: homemaker Jaswant Kaur and country manager Bajan Kaur.

Team Mohinder at SKA 2018 AGM
Team Hernaikh at SKA 2018 AGM

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