Malacca-born Sikh doctor fulfils father-in-law’s dream


| Malacca, Malaysia | 18 Aug 2017 | | Asia Samachar |

Dr Taranjeet Singh and his wife Sunita Bhullar

Malacca-born Dr Taranjeet Singh has ventured into the world of enterprise when he opened up a private medical practice, fulfilling the dreams of his father in law.

The clinician in the field of general medicine with more than eight years of experience has opened Klinik Sunita in the commercial district of Ayer Keroh, about 10 minutes from the Ayer Keroh toll booth.

“It all started with a dream. It was the dream of my late father-in-law, Mr. Harjit’s Singh’s (Baba Bakala). My wife and I have worked hard to make this a reality,” he told Asia Samachar. The clinic is named after his wife, Sunita Bhullar.

“We did not hire consultants nor did we hire any specialised clinic contractors. We did everything ourselves from the ground up…With Waheguru’s Blessings, we managed to get the task accomplished.”

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The dream took many years to be fulfilled. Over some drinks at the Royal Selangor Club many years ago, Harjit had told Dr Taranjeet: “If you can dream it, if you can believe it, then you can achieve it!”

Looking back, Dr Taranjeet said: “That statement still reverberates in my ears to me today even though he has passed on. It is not just his words, but rather his vigour and roar in his voice when he said it.”

His father Sarmokh Singh was an engineer while his mother Manmeet Kaur was a teacher. She is also the secretary at Gurdwara Sahib Malacca (GSM).

The only Punjabi-run clinic in Malacca has been entrusted the task of providing medical services to the staff of GSM.

“To me, that is priceless,” he said. “We are doing our level best to bring the Punjabi name to bigger, brighter, more successful heights.”


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  1. Terribly incorrect reporting. There are MANY more Punjabi run clinics in Malacca, some dating back over 30 years!