Meet judges for #ShiningTurban competition

Shining Turban 2019 competition judges: Indy, Lash, Jasbir and Mandeep
By Asia Samachar Team | MALAYSIA |

Meet the Shining Turban competition judges. They will decide who will walk away with the newly released i-Phone 11 and two AirAsia tickets to Vietnam.

Inderjeet Singh, Lashvinder Kaur, Mandeep Singh and Jasbir Kaur are already at work, going through the Top 30 entries for the #ShiningTurban competition, organised in conjunction with the Malaysia Day celebration. The results will be announced soon.

“I would want to see the younger generation don the dastaar with pride,” the Canada-based Inderjeet told Asia Samachar in one of his conversations.

In November 2017, Malaysian-born Inderjeet Singh was appointed as the first Canadian Sikh Chaplain at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He now also acts as the Sikh chaplain for Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).

In Malaysia, Inderjeet was active in running Sikh camps, especially with his involvement with Sikh Naujawan Sabha Malaysia (SNSM).

Next, meet former journalist Lashvinder. While busy equipping regulators, enforcement officials and financial institutions with the latest tools to weed out specimens crawling in the underbelly of the financial crime world, she has agreed to be an external judge for the Shining Turban competition.

She has fond childhood memories of helping starch her dad’s turban and doing the ‘tug of war’ to get it fixed just right.

Joining them on the judges panel are Asia Samachar editor Jasbir Kaur and Mandeep Singh who is consultant physiotherapist at BainsPhysio. Mandeep is also the person behind ToonistBains doodles.







  1. iPhone 11
  2. One return-ticket to Phu Quoc, Vietnam
  3. One return-ticket to Can Tho, Vietnam
  • Malaysian Gurdwaras Council (MGC)
  • Khalsa Diwan Malaysia (KDM)
  • Malaysian Punjabi Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MPCCI)
  • Sikh Naujawan Sabha Malaysia (SNSM)
  • SikhInside



Two #ShiningTurban2019 winners will fly to Vietnam (Asia Samachar, 10 Sept 2019)

I’m a Princess, says #ShiningTurban ambassador (Asia Samachar, 27 Sept 2019)


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