To the Sikhs in Singapore, he is one of the reasons the community has often been said to have punched well above its weight. Being a high-profile public figure, he helped expand the presence of the community at the national level, making him a role model for young Sikhs.
Chandigarh-born Harmeet Kaur Dhillon, 47, was elected as the newest member of the Republican National Committee on Sunday by thousand-plus votes in attendance at the California Republican Party convention.
The Department of Historical Studies of Punjabi University (Patiala, Punjab), bestowed a Fellowship on Nikki Guninder Kaur Singh, Chair and Professor of Religion at the Department of Religious Studies, Colby College, Waterville, Maine, U.S.A.
At the age of 44, “Kaur” was bestowed on me. It was a life-changing experience that I relive nearly every day. I am in gratitude for being graced with Kaur. It is not tied to my familial or husband’s name.
Ravi Singh, 46, and two others brought cereal bars and thousands of bottles of water in a van and pick-up truck. The three, volunteering as part of Khalsa Aid, offered their help via police and port authorities.
Singh says it’s not about the money, but rather, it’s about helping others and asking for nothing in return. “There has to be not even a bit of you, no I, no me, it’s all him and once that ego disappears you can feel the bliss all the time.”