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Opinion Sikh hero’s body to be flown to Punjab today

Discussion in 'Punjab, Punjabi, Punjabiyat' started by Vikram singh, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Vikram singh

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    The body of brave Sikh hero, who was stabbed to death, will retune to the Punjab today, accompanied by his father.
    Satwinder Singh was stabbed to death as he chased robbers, who had been robbed a lady on January 8.
    Three men were arrested by police but have been allowed bail. No further arrests have been made
    Cllr Inder Singh Jamu said “The untimely death of late Satwinder Singh has earned great recognition for this act of Bravery which has earned enormous fame to Sikhs particularly in Sikh uniform Punjabis and Indians UK.. Keeping in view his bravery, Prince Charles, Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Leader of the Borough of Barking and Dagenham Mr Smith who is my Ward colleague, Police Commander and many more leaders of various organisations have sent a massage of condolence and sympathy to the family of departed soul Satwinder Singh’s family and Sikh community as a whole at Gurdwara Singh Sabha London East Barking. T
    “The leader of borough of Barking & Dagenham Cllr Liam Smith has kindly agreed to my request that a resolution to recognise the Bravery of Satwinder Singh will be passed in the next Assembly of the Council. Sardar Pakhar Singh father of Satwinder Singh of Village Dholanwal District Ludhiana arrived here on 22 January to take the body of his son back home.
    “Bhog ceremony was held on 23 January at Gurdwara Barking which was heavily attended by various organisations and Gurdwaras representatives in spite of international conference on same day at Coventry against the new Sikh Calendar. To provide financial support to the victim’s family money was generously donated from various parts of the country including donations from British people. Ten thousand pounds and two Lacs from individuals who will pay direct to the family in Punjab were collected.
    “A local Funeral Company (A G Butler) who arranges funeral services and charges over one Lac Rupees has conducted a free service as a token of sympathy with Sikh community. You will be surprised to know that the High Commission of India London has kindly offered and agreed to pay and make all arrangement to send the body by Virgin Airways from London to Delhi airport on 26 January that will land early morning on 27 January. In spite of my timely email massage mentioned above it is disappointing that even telephone or letter of sympathy has not been received from SGPC Amritsar.
    “Mr Sarna, president of DGPC has ceased this opportunity and has made necessary arrangements including special car with Sewadars to take body from Delhi Airport to Village Dholanwal. Respect is earned and not given.

     
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    Monthly Kirtan Darbar January 15 at 12:09pm
    Kirtan Darbar in memory of Sukhwinder Singh at Barking Gurdwara (less than 5 min walk from Barking Station) on Saturday 30th January 2010 from 6pm to midnight. A request to ALL from Sukhwinder Singhs family, friends & local sangat to please attend this event.

    ***THIS EVENT IS OFFICIALLY ORGANISED BY BRITISH SIKH COUNCIL. CONTACT UPKAR SINGH (Pr Secretary) at u_rai@samaprop.co.uk for more details***

    The event is open to ALL, and everyone is welcome!!

    Please attend & invite others.

    Thankyou.

    Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji Ki Fatehh
     
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  4. Vikram singh

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    Thanks, Gurmit Kaur jee,for the Information
     
  5. Randip Singh

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    Sums up the SGPC.

    Prince Charles and Gordon Brown can send condolences but the monkeys ofthe SGPC cam't. How SAD!! :(:inca:
     
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    Randip ji,

    Excellent point!
     
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