Unnoticed Death of Great Selfless Hero of Humanity, Gursharanjit Singh - Highlights by : Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch

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The Great Selfless Hero of Humanity, Gursharanjit Singh

A man should renounce such awards so that humanity is served to the truest spirits, Gursharanjit Singh said



HIGHLIGHTS:



A. Mr Gursharanjit Singh used to impart-teach to police about Traffic rules etc and contributed towards police services, but no police official reached at the time of his cremation-funeral.



B. Mr Gursharanjit Singh, Chairman of the Blood Bank Society, and ‘general secretary of the Punjab State Apex Body of NGOs donated blood 115 times during his life.



1. The Chief Minister, Punjab, Capt Amarinder Singh, presents a state award State award for blood donor, Gursharanjit Singh: A man should renounce such awards so that humanity is served to the truest spirits, Gursharanjit Singh then commented.



2. Mr Gursharanjit Singh, Chairman of the Blood Bank Society, and ‘general secretary of the Punjab State Apex Body of NGOs donated blood 115 times during his life.



3. Mr Gursharanjit Singh used to impart-teach to police about Traffic rules etc and contributed towards police services, but no police official reached at the time of his cremation-funeral’ as reported on 22 March 2018; Punjabi Tribune, Ludhiana Edition.



4. “I feel good to have got the state award, but in order to rise to the level of selfless service, a man should renounce such awards so that humanity is served to the truest spirits. My sincere wish is to make Punjab another Kerala where voluntary organisations are enjoying full support of the government, the WHO and UNICEF, to fulfill their dreams.” Mr Gursharanjit Singh said



5. Mr Gursharanjit Singh, Chairman of the Blood Bank Society, Payal, and general secretary of the Punjab State Apex Body of NGOs, was awarded state award by the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, at a function organised on the occasion of Independence Day at Patiala.



6. Mr Gursharanjit Singh had also played a significant role in the collection of 5,202 units of blood in a single day in 1999. The day is now regarded as ‘Great Donors Day’. He was also appointed the general secretary of the Punjab Blood Donors Association and the Punjab AIDS Control Trust.



7. Mr Gursharanjit Singh is a philanthropist whose life is a rare example of dedication and humility. Born in Doraha village, his urge for social service was visible from the very childhood. He has been awarded nine times by different governors. He has also got the Star Donor Award. Last year, he was also awarded the International Lion Award by Mr James Irwin, president, International Association of Lions Club.



8. Mr Gursharanjit Singh is a member of various state-level committees like the Family Welfare Committee, the Woman and Child Welfare Committee and the Social Security Committee. He has already opened 11 women healthcare centres. With the support of Dr Pooran Singh, a former director of the Health Department, and Mr Ajaib Singh, he started an NGO network that initiated a pulse polio drive in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh. He was awarded the National Vaccination Mission Award for having ensured 100 per cent vaccination in the area.



9. In 1995, he was sent on a study tour to Kerala by the Punjab Government. It was on the basis of the information gathered by him that the then Governor of Punjab established the Punjab State Apex Body of Non-Government Organisations.



10. Commenting on his work and achievements, he says, “I feel good to have got the state award, but in order to rise to the level of selfless service, a man should renounce such awards so that humanity is served to the truest spirits. My sincere wish is to make Punjab another Kerala where voluntary organisations are enjoying full support of the government, the WHO and UNICEF, to fulfill their dreams.” State award for blood donor Doraha, August 23, 2002, Ludhiana Tribune.





Highlights forwarded by: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch

Posted on Mar 26, 18 | 6:36 am