Malaysian humanitarian aid worker Rishiwant Singh Randhawa perished in a motorcycle accident in Patiala, Punjab, today (25 Nov 2018).
Rishiwant, or Flying Sikh as he was once known, was riding a rented motorcycle when the incident happened not too far away from the Guru Nanak Ashram where he went to spent some time, a fellow Malaysian at the ashram told Asia Samachar.
He was director of aid of the humanitarian outfit United Sikhs, according to his Facebook profile. He was also active in promoting the Goodwill Walk.
In 2016, he was one of 10 award recipients of the Star Golden Hearts Award 2016, acknowledged by the Star Media Group for their role in building bridges between different communities as well as promoting racial harmony and unity.
Rishiwant from United Sikhs gets Star Golden Hearts Award 2016 (Asia Samachar, 25 Nov 2016)