United Sikhs aid director Rishiwant perishes in Patiala motor accident

Rishiwant Singh

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.

LOOKBACK: From his Facebook page



Rishiwant from United Sikhs gets Star Golden Hearts Award 2016 (Asia Samachar, 25 Nov 2016)


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  1. RIP, Rishi Khalsa, waheguruji has called you back. ,may be HE has some urgent need for you to do some great job in near future. All our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Rishi has served humanity worldwide regardless of colour, class and creed. He hails from a very good family who, with Guru Nanak Ji’s guidance, will be able to manage this tragic loss for all eternity. God give the parents the strength, courage and sanity to accept Rishi’s untimely departure ……

  3. Hi sir rishi.u have done a great job to the nation and our sikhs which will not be forgotten.may waheguru bless you rest in peace.