Serving is a Sikh’s Legacy

loading Two volunteers cooking tomyam fried rice. Photo: Esther Ping Dominic.

THE WADDA GURDWARA Sahib Penang runs a free community kitchen, and all are welcome to dine there regardless of religion, race, gender, age or social class. But with the closing of the temple’s gates following the MCO on March 18, its communal kitchen too had to cease operations. Regulars and the needy were instead directed to the Caring Society Complex. But extra pairs of hands were needed for the already stretched local NGOs, and so husband and wife Daljit Singh and Sukhveer Kaur, who serve as the president and secretary of the Gurdwara’s committee, organised a community outreach programme. Volunteers were ...


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