MELBOURNE: In recognition to his selfless service of regularly helping the Australian poor and needy with free of cost food at their doorstep, Tejinder Pal Singh from India, has been chosen for the ‘Northern Territory Australian of the year – 2017 award’.
As reported by the SBS, Tejinder Pal Singh has been named for the prestigious award in the category of Australian award series.
A modest Sikh from Punjab in India, Tejinder Pal Singh came to Australia as a student in 2006. While working as a taxi driver he was abused with racist slur. But, all this bitter experience did not deter him carry forward Sikh faith doctrine of ‘Wand Ke Shakna’ (Share the part of one’s earnings with destitute and needy.
Tejinder Pal Singh had captured the media attention after serving the poor and needy with home cooked free food at their doorsteps. He was reportedly helping the poor people with free food since the past more than four years.