Smooth sailing at Petaling Jaya gurdwara meeting

| Petaling Jaya, Malaysia | 14 May 2017 | Asia Samachar |

The annual general meeting (AGM) of the Petaling Jaya gurdwara proceeded smoothly today, though the house began with deliberating the validity of the nomination process.

When put to a vote, the Gurdwara Sahib Petaling Jaya (GSPJ) members present voted to proceeed with the election of office bearers and the meeting itself.

“Some points of order were raised but the house decided to proceed,” one member present told Asia Samachar.

Gordip Singh will head the next GSPJ gurdwara management committee (GMC) as he won unopposed after the sole candidate who wanted to challenge him saw his nomination form rejected.

The meeting attracted some attention when a number of nominations were rejected on technicalities, including that of retired banker Baldev Singh who was vying for the president slot.

The secretary position went to Tarlochan Singh Dhaliwal who defeated former Malaysian national hammer thrower Semret Singh by 11 votes. Tarlochan is also the Sikh Welfare Society Malaysia (SWSM) president.

When asked on his next course of action, Baldev told Asia Samachar: “All ok. No next plan.”

GSPJ GMC 2017/19

President: Gordip Singh

VP: Harphajan Kaur

Secretary: Terlochan Singh Dhaliwal

Treasurer: Ravinder Singh (uncontested)

Committee Members:
1. Balbir Singh Sohanpal
2. Avtaar Singh
3. Indarjit Kaur
4. Dalbir Singh
5. Jasvinder Singh Bhatt
6. Nirmal Singh
7. Dr Gurcharan Singh
8. Gurphajan Singh
9. Kuldip Singh
10. Jarnail Singh
11. Dalvinder Singh


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