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"They don't make them like that anymore" Date: Saturday, 08 August, 2009

Patwant Singh Dies - Saturday 8th August 2009

The Sikh community has today lost one of its great stalwarts. A man of immense integrity, vision, and courage whose conscience never allowed him to keep silent on issues that he felt were important. Champion of the underprivileged and a towering inspiration to a whole generation of young Sikhs.

This Sardar was defined by his grace and nobility as much as he was by his conviction and intellect. His departure leaves a permanent vacuum.  A loyal friend of the Maharajah Duleep Singh Centenary Trust whose last public appearance was at the unveiling of the memorial plaque to Maharani Jind Kaur in London on 15th July .

A full obituary will follow next week.

"Integrity combined with faithfulness is a powerful force and worthy of great respect."

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